Joseph Campanella Biography (1927-)

Full name, Joseph Mario Campanella; born November 21, 1927 (some sources say1933), in New York, NY; son of Philip (a musician) and Mary O. Campanella; brother of Frank Campanella (an actor); married Jill Bartholomew (a singer anddancer), May 30, 1964; children: seven sons.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
November 21, 1927
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Angelo, Tonight in Samarkand, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, then Colonial Theatre, Boston, MA, both 1954
  • John O'Brien, Detective Story, Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, CT, 1954
  • Fuller Brush man, Mr. and Mrs. North, Finch College Auditorium, New York City, 1954
  • Apollo, The Empress, Westport Country Playhouse, 1955
  • Valere, The Doctor in Spite of Himself, Westport Country Playhouse, 1955
  • Jules Taggart, Girls of Summer, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1956
  • Lieutenant Marek, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, North Jersey Playhouse, Fort Lee, NJ, 1958
  • Captain Fisby, The Teahouse of the August Moon, North Jersey Playhouse, 1958
  • Turk, Come Back, Little Sheba, Tappan Zee Theatre, Nyack, NY, 1958
  • Pierre, Hilary, 1959
  • Paul Verrall, Born Yesterday, Bergen Mall Playhouse, Bergen, NJ, 1961
  • The Country Girl, Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ, 1961
  • A View from the Bridge, Paper Mill Playhouse, 1961
  • Commander Carl Romano, The Captains and the Kings, Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1962
  • Daniel Stein, A Gift of Time, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1962
  • Gabriel Snapper, Hot Spot, Majestic Theatre, New York City, 1963
  • Robert Baker, Wonderful Town, 1963
  • Major Tours
  • Jack Marins, House on the Rocks, U.S. cities, 1958
  • Herbie, Gypsy, U.S. cities, 1962
  • Dirk Winston, Mary, Mary, U.S. cities, 1965
  • Film Appearances
  • Panto, Murder, Inc., Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961
  • Professor Reese, The Young Lovers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1964
  • Al Weinshank, The St. Valentine's Day Massacre, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967
  • Cliff Kirtland, Ben, Cinerama, 1972
  • Gerald, Domino's husband, Child under a Leaf (also known as Love Child), Cinema National, 1975
  • Mission to Glory (also known as The Father Kino Story and Father Kino, Padre on Horseback), 1977
  • General Easton, Meteor, American International, 1979
  • Karenski, Defiance, American International, 1980
  • Frank Lafferty, Hangar 18 (also known as Invasion Force), Sunn Classic, 1980
  • Conrad, Earthbound, Taft International, 1981
  • Harry, Steele Justice, Atlantic Releasing, 1987
  • Narrator, Death Diploma, 1987
  • John Kane, The Game, 1988
  • John Alexander, No Retreat, No Surrender 3: Blood Brothers (also known as Karate Tiger 3), 1990
  • Walker Ryan, A Show of Force, 1990
  • Morris Thayer, Last Call, 1990
  • Don Santiago, Down the Drain, 1990
  • Vince Hooligan, Club Fed, 1990
  • Dr. Pritchard, Body Chemistry, 1990
  • Space Case, 1991
  • Judge May, Original Intent, 1992
  • (As Joe Campanella) Nino, Cafe Romeo, 1992
  • Barton, Save Me, 1993
  • Tony, Magic Kid (also known as Ninja Dragon), 1993
  • Police Chief, The Force Within, 1993
  • Dr. Stern, Hologram Man, 1995
  • Voice, Spider-Man: Sins of the Fathers, 1996
  • The Glass Cage, 1996
  • Winton Dean, James Dean: Race With Destiny (also known as JamesDean: Live Fast Die Young), Capstone Film Company, 1997
  • Mayor Grites, Dust, 1997
  • Professor Hunnicut, Grizzly Adams and the Legend of Dark Mountain,1999
  • Television Appearance
  • Series
  • Joe Turino, The Guiding Light (also known as Guiding Light), CBS, 1958-61
  • Leo Magagnoli, The Edge of Night (also known as Edge of Night), 1962
  • Doctor Ted Steffen, The Nurses (also known as The Doctors and the Nurses), CBS, 1964-65
  • Lou Wickersham, Mannix, CBS, 1967-68
  • Brian Darrell, The Lawyers (also known as The Bold Ones: The Lawyers) NBC, 1969-72
  • Ed Cooper, One Day at a Time, CBS, 1975-
  • Host, Science International (also known as What Will They Thinkof Next?), 1976
  • Host, This Is Your Life, syndicated, 1983
  • Hutch Horrigan, The Colbys (also known as Dynasty II: The Colbys), ABC, 1985-86
  • Harper Deveraux, Days of Our Lives (also known as Days), 1987-88 , 1990-92
  • Joseph Lombardi, Sr., Dallas, CBS, 1988
  • Host, Emergency Call, 1991-92
  • Voice of Dr. Curtis "Curt" Connors/Lizard, Spider-Man (animated),1995-
  • Jonathan Young, The Bold and the Beautiful (also known as Glamour and Top Models), 1996-97
  • Voice of The Master, Road Rovers (animated), The WB, 1996
  • Also appeared as narrator, National Geographic Specials.
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Pharoah, Greatest Heroes of the Bible, 1978
  • Narrator, Pearl, ABC, 1978
  • Father Konstantiou, Sidney Sheldon's Memories of Midnight, CBS, 1991
  • Movies
  • Dr. Raul Valdez, Any Second Now, NBC, 1969
  • Jordan Boyle, A Clear and Present Danger, NBC, 1970
  • Lieutenant Phil Proctor, Murder Once Removed (also known as TheObsessive Doctor), CBS, 1971
  • Narrator, Honor Thy Father, CBS, 1973
  • Colonel Doug Henderson, The President's Plane Is Missing, ABC,1973
  • Lieutenant John Stillman, You'll Never See Me Again, ABC, 1973
  • Eric Bradley, Drive Hard, Drive Fast, NBC, 1973
  • Jeffrey Baine, Hit Lady, ABC, 1974
  • Bob Parsons, Skyway to Death, ABC, 1974
  • Scott Simmons, Unwed Father, ABC, 1974
  • Howard Foster, Terror on the 40th Floor (also known as The Blazing Tower), NBC, 1974
  • Doctor Schroeder, Journey from Darkness, NBC, 1975
  • Captain Monty Ballard, Sky Heist (also known as Sky Hei$t),NBC, 1975
  • Brian Faber, Return to Fantasy Island (also known as Fantasy Island II), ABC, 1978
  • Paul Gallico, Ring of Passion (also known as Countdown to the Big One), NBC, 1978
  • Harry Skirvan, The Plutonium Incident, CBS, 1980
  • Joe Cabrezi, My Body, My Child, ABC, 1982
  • Chief Mleczko, Terror on Track 9, CBS, 1992
  • Narrator, Pauper's Dream, 1992
  • Phil Proctor, The Obsessive Doctor, 1992
  • Against the Darkness, 1992
  • Mickey Ryder, The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A., 1994
  • Specials
  • Narrator, Sophia: A Self-Portrait, 1968
  • Narrator, Making of the President 1968, 1969
  • Detective (story 3), The Trouble with People, 1972
  • Narrator, The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau, ABC and syndicated, 1974-
  • Narrator, Computers Are People, Too!, 1982
  • Announcer, On Tour with Lawrence Welk, syndicated, 1985
  • Jack Berners, Pat Hobby Teamed with Genius (also known as Talesfrom the Hollywood Hills: Pat Hobby Teamed with Genius), PBS, 1987
  • The Hollywood Christmas Parade, 1989
  • Narrator, Cats: Caressing the Tiger, PBS, 1991
  • Narrator, The Last Cowboys, PBS, 1992
  • Narrator, Heritage of American Motoring, TNN, 1996
  • Narrator, The Snow Wolves, PBS, 1997
  • Narrator, Italians in America, 1998
  • Narrator, Antarctica: The End of the Earth, PBS, 1999
  • Pilots
  • Brian Darrell, The Whole World Is Watching, NBC, 1969
  • Dr. Eric Gibson, Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (also known as A Pattern of Morality), ABC, 1971
  • Joseph, That's Life, CBS, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Robert Montgomery Presents, NBC, 1955-1957
  • Kraft Theatre, NBC, 1956
  • "Haunted Harbor," U.S. Steel Hour, CBS, 1957
  • Armstrong Circle Theatre, CBS, 1959
  • Ford Star Time, NBC, 1960
  • "Take off Your Hat When a Funeral Passes," Naked City, 1961
  • "Memory of a Red Trolley," Naked City, 1962
  • "Daughter, Am I in My Father's House?" Naked City, 1962
  • Alcoa Premiere, ABC, 1962
  • Vince "The Enforcer" Dastille, "The Floyd Gibbons Story," The Untouchables, ABC, 1962
  • "The Medal," Combat!, ABC, 1963
  • "No Hiding Place," East Side/West Side, CBS, 1963
  • Route 66, CBS, 1963
  • Pedro Lopez, "Siege," The Virginian, NBC, 1963
  • "The Long Quest," The Virginian, NBC, 1964
  • Lt. Douglas, "Command," Combat!, ABC, 1964
  • Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre, NBC, 1963-1964
  • Espionage, NBC, 1964
  • The Eleventh Hour, NBC, 1964
  • Lieutenant Spencer, "The End Game," The Fugitive, ABC, 1964
  • Jesse Stransel, "Set Fire to a Straw Man," The Fugitive, ABC, 1965
  • For the People, CBS, 1965
  • Francisco, "The Martyr," The Big Valley, 1966
  • "Anatomy of a Prison," The F.B.I., ABC, 1966
  • Twelve O'Clock High, ABC, 1966
  • Dr. Helmut Cherlotov, "The Reluctant Dragon," Mission: Impossible,CBS, 1967
  • Harry Banner, "The Other Side of the Coin," The Fugitive, ABC, 1967
  • Martinson, "Turn of a Card," The Big Valley, 1967
  • Talamantes, "The Night of the Wolf," The Wild, Wild West, 1967
  • The Corelli father Joe, "Storm," The Invaders, 1967
  • Kincade, "Beware of Hidden Prophets," Captain Nice, 1967
  • Captain Lee, "The Judgment: Part One," The Fugitive, ABC, 1967
  • Captain Miklos Cherno, "The Spy," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1968
  • Amos McKee, "The Hide Cutters," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1968
  • "Death of a Fixer," The F.B.I., ABC, 1968
  • "Ride the Misadventure," The Virginian, NBC, 1968
  • The Name of the Game, NBC, 1968-1970
  • Ironside, NBC, 1969-1970
  • Leo Maslow, "Dance to No Music," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1970
  • Simms, "The Nature of the Enemy," Night Gallery, NBC, 1970
  • Father, "Miss Lovercraft Sent Me," Night Gallery, NBC, 1971
  • Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1971
  • Jake Carlson, "The Fifth Victim," Alias Smith and Jones, 1971
  • "The Fatal Showdown," The F.B.I., ABC, 1972
  • Jack Norcross, "Milligan," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1972
  • Tom Vernon, "Remembrance of Things Past," The Mary Tyler Moore Show, 1973
  • "Shattered Image," The Magician, 1974
  • Carl Vitalle, "The Gamble," Police Story, 1974
  • Judge John Fredericks, "The Return of Eleanor Rogers," Ironside, 1975
  • "Sauce for the Goose," Barbary Coast, 1975
  • Corbett, "Death Rods," Matt Helm, 1975
  • Arnold Bailey, "In Hazard," The Rockford Files, 1976
  • Inspector Rankin, "The Siege," The Brady Brides, NBC, 1981
  • George Knapp, "Sticks and Stones," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1985
  • "Hyde-and-Seek," Crazy Like a Fox, 1986
  • Mr. Hanson, "I Do, I Don't," Mama's Family, 1987
  • Mr. Hanson, "Teacher's Pet," Mama's Family, 1987
  • Mr. Hanson, "Pomp and Circumstance," Mama's Family, 1987
  • Al, "To Catch a Neighbor," The Golden Girls, CBS, 1987
  • George McDaniel, "The Cemetery Vote," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1987
  • Dr. Peter Alcott, "Ashes, Ashes," Beauty and the Beast, 1988
  • Dr. Peter Alcott, "Dead of Winter," Beauty and the Beast, 1988
  • District attorney, Trial by Jury, syndicated, 1989
  • Deputy district attorney, "The Good Guys," Knots Landing, 1989
  • "The Dreaded Return of Russell Buckins," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989
  • Dr. Peter Alcott, "The Rest is Silence," Beauty and the Beast, 1989
  • Al Buchannon, "A Matter of Life and Death," Baywatch, 1993
  • Voice of Dr. Matthew Thorne/The Crime Doctor, "Paging the Crime Doctor,"Batman: The Animated Series (animated), 1993
  • George Thompson, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,ABC, 1993
  • Victor Biondi, "Rodeo," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1996
  • Clive Hathaway, "Charades," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1997
  • Judge Joseph Camp, "Trees in the Forest," The Practice, ABC, 1998
  • Judge Joseph Camp, "Duty Bound," The Practice, ABC, 1998
  • Barry Denott, "The Younger Son Also Rises," Melrose Place, Fox, 1999
  • Judge Joseph Camp, "Lawyers, Reporters and Cockroaches," The Practice, ABC, 1999
  • Barry Denott, "Unpleasantville," Melrose Place, Fox, 1999
  • Barry Denott, "McBride's Head Revisited," Melrose Place, Fox,1999
  • Dr. Townsend, "Evilator," G vs. E, USA, 1999
  • Narrator, "Write Your Own Life," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX-TV, 1999
  • Made television debut in Suspense, CBS; also appeared in L.A. Heat.
  • Radio Appearances
  • Adventures in Odyssey, 1987-

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Jul 9, 2011 @ 6:18 pm
i love watching joesph campenella in all his movies and television shows
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Aug 14, 2013 @ 12:12 pm
I remember seeing Joseph Campenella in a tv series episode of some near dystopian future where he and his wife do not receive their food certificate. Food is all called "nutrajuice" or "nutracakes", etc. Anybody know the name of the episode or tv series, please? Thanks!

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