Carlo Rota Biography ((?)-)

Born in London, England; son of Dante (a chef) and Rina (in the restaurant business) Rota. Addresses: Office: Knight Enterprises, 307-99 Fifth Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5P5, Canada; Food Network Canada Viewer Relations, 121Bloor St. East, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3M5, Canada.


Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, The Great Canadian Food Show, Food Network Canada, c. 1999-,also broadcast on CBC, TVA, and TVO
  • Gardner Vance, a recurring role, Queer as Folk, Showtime, 2002-2003
  • Miniseries
  • Carlo Tresca, Bonanno: A Godfather's Story, Showtime, 1999
  • Cockney driver, Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (also known as Anne 3 and Anne ... La maison aux pignons verts: Les anneesde tourmente), CBC and PBS, 2000
  • Avvocato, Il duce canadese, [Canada], 2004
  • Movies
  • Doorman, TekWar: TekLab, syndicated, 1994
  • Bartender, Young at Heart, CBS, 1995
  • Neil, Friends at Last, CBS, 1995
  • Sergeant Manuel Ortega, Down Came a Blackbird (also known as Ramirez), Showtime, 1995
  • Joe Galena, First Degree, HBO, 1996
  • Findlay clerk, Naked City: Justice with a Bullet, Showtime, 1998
  • Charles, Murder in a Small Town, NBC, 1999
  • Mr. Zander, Caracara (also known as The Last Witness), HBO,1999
  • David Lebeff, Trapped in a Purple Haze, ABC, 2000
  • Harry, Catch a Falling Star, CBS, 2000
  • Tyler Jesseman, Phantom of the Megaplex, The Disney Channel, 2000
  • Cal Matthews, Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534, 2001
  • Hairdresser, A Colder Kind of Death (also known as Criminal Instinct: A Colder Kind of Death and Manipulation), Lifetime, 2001
  • Simon Vreeman, Recipe for Murder (also known as Murray Maguire,M.E.), PAX TV, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Roche, "Shadows from the Past," Matrix, USA Network, 1993
  • Torquemada, "Brotherhood of the Bell," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1995
  • Harry Ibarra, "Condor," Viper, syndicated, 1996
  • Jack Buchanan, "The Rig," The Sentinel, UPN, 1996
  • Roy Martin, "Human Factor," Forever Knight, syndicated, 1996
  • Mick Schtoppel/Martin Henderson, "Gray," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 1997
  • Brunet, "Turnaround Is Fair Play," Traders, Lifetime, c. 1997
  • Mario Cardoza, "Full Disclosure," Highlander: The Raven (also known as L'immortelle), syndicated, 1998
  • "Soul Sacrifice," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 1998
  • Bert Kay, "Happy Birthday, Matt Praeger," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 1999
  • Kelly, "Rough Whimper of Insanity," Total Recall 2070, Showtime, 1999
  • Margolis, "Crossfire," Earth: Final Conflict (also known as EFC, Gene Roddenberry's Battleground Earth, Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict, Invasion planete Terre, and Mission Erde: Sie sind unter uns), syndicated, 1999
  • "I Remember Paris," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita),USA Network, 1999
  • "Playing with Fire," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 1999
  • Mick Schtoppel/Martin Henderson, "Getting out of Reverse," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 2000
  • Mick Schtoppel/Martin Henderson, "There Are No Missions," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 2000
  • Mr. Jones, "Deja Vu All Over Again," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 2000
  • Mr. Jones, "Four Light Years Farther," La Femme Nikita (also knownas Nikita), USA Network, 2000
  • Simon Lagerfeld, "Nine Lives," Relic Hunter (also known as Relic Hunter--Die Schatzjaegerin), syndicated, 2000
  • Mr. Jones and Mick Schtoppel, "All the World's a Stage," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 2001
  • Simon Lagerfeld, "M.I.A.," Relic Hunter (also known as Relic Hunter--Die Schatzjaegerin), syndicated, 2001
  • Simon Lagerfeld, "The Star of Nadir," Relic Hunter (also known asRelic Hunter--Die Schatzjaegerin), syndicated, 2001
  • Barry Fleming, "Death of a Doxy," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Felix Courret, "Poison a la Carte," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts andEntertainment, 2002
  • Sergi Borodin, "Village of the Lost," Adventure Inc., syndicated,2002
  • Spiros Papps, "Immune to Murder," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Arthur Marx, "Get Up Stand Up" (also known as "Smack"), Street Time, Showtime, 2003
  • Arthur Marx, "Gone," Street Time, Showtime, 2003
  • Rif, "Heist," Veritas: The Quest, ABC, 2003
  • Pilots
  • Jason, Doc, PAX TV, 2001
  • Film Appearances
  • Peppino, L'albero degli zoccoli (also known as The Tree with the Wooden Clogs and L'arbre aux sabots), New Yorker Films, 1979
  • CBS producer, Thirty-Two Short Films about Glenn Gould (also knownas Glenn Gould--32 lyhytelokuvaa, 32 curtas metragens sobre GlennGould, and Trente-deux films brefs sur Glenn Gould), Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1993
  • Bohemia bartender, Maximum Risk (also known as Bloodstone and The Exchange), Columbia, 1996
  • Art council man, Joe's Wedding, Astral, 1997
  • French restaurant waiter, The Wrong Guy, Lions Gate Films, 1997
  • Plato Braudon, City of Dark, 1997
  • (As Carlos D. Rota) Fish Tale Soup, 1997
  • Richard, Clutch, Cineplex-Odeon Films, 1998
  • Jack, Have Mercy, Have Mercy Pictures, 1999
  • Ambassador, Mission to Mars (also known as M2M), Buena Vista, 2000
  • Doctor, Passengers (short film), Zuckerman & Fleck Films, 2000
  • Don Giovanni "Pappa Joe" Yakavetta, The Boondock Saints, Indican Pictures, 2000
  • Walter, On Their Knees, Rogers Video, 2001
  • Bruce Donato, Countdown (short film), Big Film Shorts, 2002
  • Chief temple guard, The Gospel of John, ThinkFilm, 2003
  • Videos
  • L'age des images III: Comment filmer Dieu, Cinak Compagnie Cinematographique, 1994

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