Robert Desiderio Biography (1951-)

Born September 9, 1951, in New York, NY; son of Anthony J. and Mary (maiden name, Demattia) Desiderio; married Judith Light (an actress and producer), January 1, 1985. Addresses: Agent: c/o Bob Gersh, The Gersh Agency, 232 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5302.

Birth Details
September 9, 1951
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Lord Goring, An Ideal Husband, 22nd Street Theatre, New York City,1978
  • Pasquale, Herself as Lust, Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1981
  • Malcolm, Chisholm Trail, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1982
  • Gordon Miller, Room Service, Pasadena Playhouse, CA, 1987
  • Also appeared as Caliban, The Tempest, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Madison, NJ, then with the Boston Shakespeare Company, MA; Murph, The Indian Wants the Bronx, Charles Playhouse, Boston, MA.
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Billy Wayne, Oh God! You Devil, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Dr. Banks, Gross Anatomy (also known as A Cut Above), 1989
  • At Night the Sun Shines, 1992
  • Himself, Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer's End, First Run Features, 1997
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Prince Antonio Stradella, Search for Tomorrow, NBC, 1979-80
  • Second Steve Piermont, One Life to Live, ABC, 1982-83
  • Harry Kanschneider, Maximum Security, HBO, 1984-85
  • Wes Kennedy, Heart of the City, ABC, 1986
  • Ted Melcher, Knots Landing, CBS, 1988-89
  • Movies
  • (Television debut) Joe Holiday, The Princess and the Cabbie, CBS,1981
  • Doctor Radburn, Baby Girl Scott, CBS, 1987
  • John Richards, Original Sin, PBS, 1989
  • Sergeant Jake Morris, Stop at Nothing, Lifetime, 1991
  • Andrew Judson, She Stood Alone, NBC, 1991
  • Al Van Petten, Darkness before Dawn, NBC, 1993
  • Sean Cheney, Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back (also known as Broken Promises), CBS, 1993
  • Arnie Ryan, Frame-Up (also known as Jonathon Stone: Threat of Innocence), NBC, 1993
  • Jerry Michaels, The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise, CBS, 1995
  • Michael Harvott, The Silence of Adultery, Lifetime, 1995
  • Andy Stahl, Once You Meet a Stranger, CBS, 1996
  • Richard Warren, No Laughing Matter, USA Network, 1998
  • Mort, Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story, Lifetime, 1999
  • Paul Richland, Murder in the Mirror, CBS, 2000
  • Miniseries
  • Bernard Slatkin, People Like Us, 1990
  • Bob Byman, Gone in the Night, CBS, 1996
  • Specials
  • Lieutenant Michael Ryan, Mr. & Mrs. Ryan, ABC, 1986
  • Mr. Benson, Educating Mom, ABC, 1996
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Judith Light, Lifetime, 1998
  • Pilots
  • Lenny Barbella, Moonlight, CBS, 1982
  • Wes Kennedy, Heart of the City, ABC, 1987
  • George Twisp, Youth in Revolt, Fox, 1996
  • Episodic
  • Orson Burns, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1975
  • David Benson, "The Mole," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1984
  • Luna, "The Bells of St. Mary's," The A-Team, 1984
  • Brian Hunter, "Springtime for Steele," Remington Steele, 1985
  • Gene Byrd, "Fire Man," Hunter, 1985
  • Marcello, "A Fistful of Lire," The Fall Guy, 1985
  • Richard Schofield, "Just One Look," Family Ties, 1985
  • Roger Adiano, "Murder By Appointment Only," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986
  • Mark Havlin, "Doom with a View," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1987
  • Gary, "Bar Wars," Cheers, 1988
  • Barry Tartiledge, "Contractions," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1991
  • Gary, "Bar Wars V: The Final Judgment," Cheers, 1991
  • Tom Hiller, "Murder in Milan," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992
  • Peter McIntyre, "The Debt," Matlock, 1993
  • Gary, "Bar Wars VII: The Naked Prey," Cheers, 1993
  • Leonard, "Strangers," Picket Fences, CBS, 1993
  • Edward Graham, "Murder on the Thirteenth Floor," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994
  • Jake, "Who Killed the Lifeguard?" Burke's Law, CBS, 1995
  • Bobby Byrne, Courthouse, CBS, 1995
  • Hutch Parker, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, NBC, 1995
  • C. Thomas Thornton, "The Plan," Significant Others, ABC, 1998
  • Jack Massarone, "Do Not Resuscitate," The Sopranos, HBO, 2000
  • Also appeared in "Friends and Lovers," Trapper John, M.D., CBS.

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Sep 9, 2014 @ 9:09 am
graduate of Seton Hall Univ class of 1973. broadcaster on WSOU Radio.Also firstbaseman on JV baseball team and bartender at the campus "PUB".After graduation work in local radio in Dover,NJ and New York.

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