Robert Pastorelli Biography (1954-2004)

Born June 21, 1954, in New Brunswick, NJ; son of Ledo (an insurance salesperson) and Dotty (an artist) Pastorelli; brother of Gwen Pastorelli (an opera singer); children: (with Charemon Jonovich) Gianna.

Birth Details
June 21, 1954
New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Davis, The Last Precinct, NBC, 1986
  • Eldin Bernecky, Murphy Brown (including the episode "Bye, Bye Bernecky"), CBS, 1988-1994
  • Johnny Verona, Double Rush (also known as Lickety Split), CBS, 1995
  • Gerry Fitzgerald, Cracker (also known as Fitz), ABC, 1997-1998
  • Miniseries
  • Handyman, Hands of a Stranger (also known as Double Standard), NBC, 1987
  • Movies
  • Guard, I Married A Centerfold, NBC, 1984
  • Mechanic, California Girls, ABC, 1985
  • Tyler, Braker, ABC, 1985
  • Matteo Villani, Lady Mobster, ABC, 1988
  • Devlin O'Shea, Harmful Intent (also known as Robin Cook's Harmful Intent), CBS, 1993
  • Jake Thomas, The Yarn Princess (also known as More Than a Miracle), ABC, 1994
  • Sookie Cerullo, The West Side Waltz, CBS, 1995
  • Clyde Claymore, The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (also known as California Gold), CBS, 2001
  • Luther Billis, South Pacific (also known as Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific), ABC, 2001
  • Nick, Women vs. Men, Showtime, 2002
  • Specials
  • Vinnie Vingo, "Sons of Gunz," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1987
  • Jesus Christ, Sex, Shock, and Censorship in the 90s, Showtime, 1993
  • Presenter, Caribbean Music Awards, syndicated, 1997
  • Episodic
  • Edward Guthrie, "Altercation," Barney Miller (also known as TheLife and Times of Captain Barney Miller), ABC, 1982
  • "The Grandest Jewel Thief of Them All, Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1983
  • "Murder Is the Key," Tucker's Witch, CBS, 1983
  • Danny Christiano, "Graveyard," St. Elsewhere, 1983
  • Jimmy Frumento, "A Hill of Beans," Hill Street Blues, 1983
  • Adler, "The Black Widow," Hardcastle and McCormick, 1983
  • Leroy, "Custom K.I.T.T.," Knight Rider, 1983
  • Prisoner, "Ricky Nelson, Up Your Nose," Newhart, CBS, 1983
  • Dancer, "The Confession," T. J. Hooker, 1984
  • Biker, "Still the Beavers," Newhart, CBS, 1985
  • Bobby Stellin, "Fathers and Huns," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1985
  • "There Goes the Neighborhood," The A-Team, NBC, 1985
  • Mr. Yummy, "Beans," Mary, CBS, 1985
  • Mr. Yummy, "Chicago Hi-Lo," Mary, CBS, 1985
  • Ken, "Almost Foolproof," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1985
  • Weasel, "Now You Steele It, Now You Don't," Remington Steele, 1985
  • "Dead Woman's Shoes," The Twilight Zone, 1985
  • Weasel, "Steele Alive and Kicking," Remington Steele, 1986
  • Robert Celli, "It's My Party and I'll Kill If I Want To," My Sister Sam, CBS, 1987
  • Vespa, "Down for the Count: Part 2," Miami Vice, NBC, 1987
  • Arnie, "Out in the Cold," MacGyver, ABC, 1987
  • Lorenzo Amador, "Let It Snow," Night Court, NBC, 1987
  • Tony Perotta, "An Impossible Silence," Beauty and the Beast, CBS,1987
  • Vick Ramos, "Everything Is Everything," Beauty and the Beast, CBS,1988
  • Guest, Late Night with David Letterman, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
  • Nitecap, ABC, 1992
  • Voice of Manny, "Riddler's Reform," Batman: The Animated Series, Fox, 1994
  • Eldin Bernecky, "Bye, Bye Bernecky," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1994
  • Voice of Sergeant Louie, "Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special," Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (animated), HBO, 1995
  • Guest, Late Show with David Letterman, 1995, 1997
  • "Murphy Brown," TV Tales, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Joe, "A Rock and a Hard Place," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2002
  • Lewis Bernard, "Blind Faith," Hack, 2003
  • Appeared in episodes of Cassie & Company, NBC; The Devlin Connection, NBC; Falcone, CBS; and Hunter, NBC.
  • Pilots
  • Turko, Diner, CBS, 1983
  • The Spirit, ABC, 1987
  • Detective Frank Dimarino, Violent Crime, CBS, 2003
  • Film Appearances
  • Second dealer, Outrageous Fortune, Buena Vista, 1987
  • Vinnie, Beverly Hills Cop II, Paramount, 1987
  • Al (Broccoli), Memories of Me, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists,1988
  • Timmons, Dances with Wolves, Orion, 1990
  • Willie, Painted Heart (also known as The Paint Job), AstraCinema, 1992
  • Voice of Tony, FernGully: The Last Rainforest (animated; also known as FernGully 1), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Fred, Folks!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Detective Jimmy Detillo, Striking Distance, Columbia, 1992
  • Joey Bustamente, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Johnny C, Eraser, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Huey Driscoll, Michael, New Line Cinema, 1996
  • T-Bone, Heist, Trident Releasing, 1997
  • Oliver Greening, A Simple Wish (also known as The Fairy Godmother), Universal, 1997
  • The Skipper, Scotch and Milk, 1998
  • Count Dracula, Modern Vampires (also known as The Revenant), Sterling Home Entertainment, 1999
  • John Jaster, Bait (also known as Piege), Warner Bros., 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Rebel without a Cause, New York Theatre Ensemble, 1977
  • Harold "Mitch" Mitchell, A Streetcar Named Desire, Royal NationalTheatre, Lyttelton Theatre, London, 2002
  • Appeared in Bus Stop, Death of a Salesman, End As a Man, Grey Spades, Lovers and Other Strangers, One Flew overthe Cuckoo's Nest, and The Rainmaker, all Ensemble Studio Theatre,New York City; appeared in West Coast productions of One Night at Studio and Saturday Night; also appeared in Cosmo's in Love, Dice and Cards, Down the Tubes, and Mere Mortals.

Further Reference


    • People Weekly, July 28, 1997, p. 114

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