ROBERT LOGGIA, john

Robert LoggiaThis Oscar and two-time Emmy-nominated actor has more than 70 motion picture credits. He made his screen debut in Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956). Other notable film credits include Che (1969), the Oscar-nominated An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Scarface (1983), the Oscar-nominated Prizzi's Honor (1985), three Pink Panther movies, the Oscar-nominated role as the foul-mouthed investigator in Jagged Edge (1985), the kindly toy magnate in the Oscar-nominated Big (1988), Triumph of the Spirit (1989,) the box office blockbuster Independence Day (1996) and the critically acclaimed Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997).  Mr. Loggia will next be seen in Obituary of the Sun, The Great Fight, Shrink, The Diary of Preston Plummer, Harvest, and Fake.

 Mr. Loggia's 124 television credits include some of the most critically acclaimed and Emmy-nominated productions in the history of the medium. In 1957 he made his television debut in Studio One, followed by Playhouse 90, Wagon Train, Westinghouse Desifu Playhouse, Alcoa Theatre, The United States Steel Hour, Naked City, Alfred Hitchock Presents, The Untouchables, Rawhide, Route 66, Ben Casey, Gunsmoke, Combat, The Wild Wild West, The Big Valley, The FBI, Kojak, Mannix, Columbo, Police Woman, The Rockford Files, Quincy M.E., Magnum PI, Falcon Crest, and his Emmy-nominated performance as Nick Mancusco in Mancusco FBI. Norman Lear hand-picked Robert Loggia to star in his 1991 series Sunday Dinner.
 
His many television films include the Emmy-nominated Raid on Entebbe, A Woman Called Golda, Joe Torre: Curveballs Along the Way, and was nominated for a CableACE Award for his work in Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8.

Mr. Loggia has appeared on the much-lauded Emmy-nominated Frasier, Dharma and Gregg, and received his second Emmy-nomination for his role in Malcolm in the Middle. He was cast in season five of one of the most talked about, acclaimed series in the history of television, the Emmy-winning The Sopranos. He has also recurred as Ray Romano’s father in Men of a Certain Age.

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