Vincent Schiavelli

Actor
Droopy-eyed character actor whose "Monster Mash" looks are as memorable as the sweetly creepy bit parts he has played. Schiavelli lends an unforgettably Gothic air to otherwise minute roles, such as Fredrickson in "One ... Read more »
Born: 11/10/1948 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (90)

Baggage (Cinewave Productions) 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Golden Door 2007 (Movie)

Don Luigi (Actor)

Baadasssss! 2004 (Movie)

Jerry (Actor)

The Cost of Bread 2003 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Undesirables 2003 (Movie)

(Actor)

Death to Smoochy 2002 (Movie)

Buggy Ding Dong (Actor)

Hey Arnold! the Movie 2002 (Movie)

Voice of Mr. Bailey (Actor)

The 4th Tenor 2002 (Movie)

Marcello (Actor)

Dead Last 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

3 Strikes 2000 (Movie)

Cortino (Actor)

American Saint 2000 (Movie)

Charlie Grebbini (Actor)

Dharma & Greg 1971 - 1972, 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Live Virgin 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Parker Lewis 1971 - 1972, 1990 - 1991, 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Chefs of Cucina Amore 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Man on the Moon 1999 (Movie)

Maynard Smith (Actor)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Desert Heat 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

George & Leo 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Kurt & Courtney 1998 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Perversions of Science 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Back to Back: American Yakuza II 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Milo 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rusty: The Great Rescue 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Beautician and the Beast 1997 (Movie)

Jailer (Actor)

Tomorrow Never Dies 1997 (Movie)

Doctor Kaufman (Actor)

The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996 (Movie)

Chester (Actor)

Two Much 1996 (Movie)

Sommelier (Actor)

3 Ninjas Knuckle Up 1995 (Movie)

Mayor (Actor)

A Little Princess 1995 (Movie)

Mr Barrow (Actor)

Escape to Witch Mountain 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Lord of Illusions 1995 (Movie)

Vinovich (Actor)

M.A.N.T.I.S. 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Road Home 1995 (Movie)

Davinport (Actor)

Cultivating Charlie 1994 (Movie)

Martin (Actor)

Lurking Fear 1993 (Movie)

Knaggs (Actor)

Matrix 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Batman Returns 1992 (Movie)

The Organ Grinder (Actor)

Freejack 1992 (Movie)

(Actor)

Miracle Beach 1992 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Painted Desert 1992 (Movie)

Harry (Actor)

Another You 1991 (Movie)

Dentist (Actor)

Mournin' Mess 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Ted & Venus 1991 (Movie)

Publicist (Actor)

Ghost 1990 (Movie)

Subway Ghost (Actor)

Milos Forman: Portrait 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Waiting For the Light 1990 (Movie)

Mullins (Actor)

Cold Feet 1989 (Movie)

Vet (Actor)

Homer and Eddie 1989 (Movie)

Priest (Actor)

Penny Ante 1989 (Movie)

Davidson (Actor)

Playroom 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

Valmont 1989 (Movie)

Jean (Actor)

Time Out 1988 (Movie)

Motel Owner (Actor)

Crazy Dan 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Fast Times 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Better Off Dead 1985 (Movie)

Mr. Kerber (Actor)

Amadeus 1984 (Movie)

Salieri's Valet (Actor)

The Ratings Game 1984 (Movie)

Skip Imperiale (Actor)

Little Shots 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Taxi 1978 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy of Horrors 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Fast Times At Ridgemont High 1982 (Movie)

Vargas (Actor)

Night Shift 1982 (Movie)

Carl (Actor)

American Pop 1981 (Movie)

Theatre Owner (Actor)

Chu Chu and the Philly Flash 1981 (Movie)

B J (Actor)

Seed of Innocence 1981 (Movie)

Leo (Actor)

Escape 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Nightside 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Butch and Sundance: The Early Days 1979 (Movie)

Guard (Actor)

The Frisco Kid 1979 (Movie)

Brother Bruno (Actor)

An Unmarried Woman 1978 (Movie)

Man at Party (Actor)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 (Movie)

Fredrickson (Actor)

Angels 1974 (Movie)

Tex (Actor)

For Pete's Sake 1974 (Movie)

Check-out Man (Actor)

The Happy Hooker 1974 (Movie)

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The Great Gatsby 1973 (Movie)

Thin Man (Actor)

The Corner Bar 1971 - 1972 (Tv Show)

Actor

Taking Off 1971 (Movie)

Mr Schiavelli (Actor)

Bride of Boogedy (TV Show)

Actor

Escape (Movie)

J.W. White (Actor)

Lots of Luck (TV Show)

Actor

The Courtyard (TV Show)

Actor

The Pooch and the Pauper (TV Show)

Actor

The Whipping Boy (TV Show)

Actor

White Mama (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Droopy-eyed character actor whose "Monster Mash" looks are as memorable as the sweetly creepy bit parts he has played. Schiavelli lends an unforgettably Gothic air to otherwise minute roles, such as Fredrickson in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975) Salieri's valet in "Amadeus" (1984) and the Subway Ghost in "Ghost" (1990). He also has had an extensive TV career of piquant guest spots on episodes of "Moonlighting" and "Miami Vice" among other series. Schiavelli began in feature films in 1971 with "Taking Off" and continued in small roles for most of the decade. He was a check out man in "For Pete's Sake" (1974), a guard in "Butch & Sundance: The Early Years" (1979), and a monk in "The Frisco Kid" (1979). Film roles were sporadic in the 80s, but in the 90s, Schiavelli could be seen as the organ grinder in "Batman Returns" (1992), Chester, one of Larry Flynt's minions in "The People Versus Larry Flynt" (1996) for his "Cuckoo's Nest" director Milos Forman, and as the jailer in "The Beautician and the Beast" (1997). He first had a regular role on a TV series in 1972, playing a male fashion designer on "The Corner Bar," then in the late 70s had a recurring role on ABC's "Taxi" as the Reverend Gorky. In 1982, he played the eccentric science teacher Mr. Vargas in the feature "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and repeated the role in the 1986 short-lived TV series version.

Relationships

Allyce Beasely

Wife
married in 1985 divorced in 1988

Andrea Schiavelli

Son
born c. 1987 mother, Allyce Beasley

Carol Schiavelli

Wife
married in 1992

EDUCATION

New York University

New York , New York

Milestones

2007

Cast in the Italian film, "The Golden Door" written and directed by Emanuele Crialese; character was originally planned to play a major part, but he died during the filming, forcing his role to become a supporting character

2001

Directed a theater piece in Sicily, based on nine fables

1997

Played the jailer in "The Beautician and the Beast"

1990

Had showy co-starring role as a spirit who assists Patrick Swayze in the hit film "Ghost"

1986

Recreated role of Mr. Vargas in TV series "Fast Times" (CBS)

1984

Played Salieri's valet in "Amadeus"

1982

Played eccentric science teacher Mr. Vargas in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High"

1978

Made first of recurring roles as Rev. Gorky on "Taxi" (ABC)

1978

Made TV movie debut in "Return From Gilligan's Island" (CBS)

1972

Was regular on the ABC summer sitcom "The Corner Bar"

1970

Film debut "Taking Off"

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