Jay Acovone Biography (1955-)

Born August 20 (some sources cite August 12), 1955, in Mahopac, NY; parents,owners of a dry-cleaning business; married Fonda St. Paul (a talent manager).Addresses: Agent: Gold/Marshak/Liedtke Talent and Literary Agency, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
August 20, 1955
Mahopac, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Brian Emerson, Search for Tomorrow, CBS, 1982-1984
  • Detective Jack Rado, Hollywood Beat, ABC, 1985
  • Deputy District Attorney Joe Maxwell, Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1987-1990
  • Also appeared as Cliff Matson, As the World Turns, CBS.
  • Movies
  • Captain Rader, Women of Valor, CBS, 1986
  • Detective Harris, Quicksand: No Escape, USA Network, 1992
  • Steve Davis, Stepfather III (also known as Father's Day andStepfather 3: Father's Day), HBO, 1992
  • Detective Falcone, Conflict of Interest, HBO, 1992
  • Lieutenant Robert Carlino, A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (also known as Lovers of Deceit: The Carolyn Warmus Story), ABC,1992
  • Captain Evan Graham, Nails, Showtime, 1992
  • Richie, Born to Run, Fox, 1993
  • Minelli, Marked for Murder (also known as Hard Time and The Sandman), NBC, 1993
  • Bruno Romano, Columbo: Strange Bedfellows, ABC, 1995
  • Sergeant Wallace, Crime of the Century, HBO, 1996
  • Murphy, Crash Dive (also known as Crash Dive: The Chase Is On), HBO, 1997
  • Captain Unander, On the Line, ABC, 1998
  • Lieutenant Detective Bob Mankowsky, Murder, She Wrote: A Story to DieFor, CBS, 2000
  • Mr. Moltianni, The Amati Girls, Fox, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Eddie, "Right In," Down and Out in Beverly Hills, 1987
  • Dr. Bruce Jacobs, "The Doctors," Matlock, 1987
  • Mick, "Running with the Pack," Werewolf, 1987
  • Matelli, "The Out of Towner," Hardball, NBC, 1989
  • Detective Sergeant Vinnie Grillo, "O'Malley's Luck," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990
  • "I'll Dance at Your Wedding," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1990
  • Ray, "S.O.B.," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1991
  • Detective Rudy Acosta, "Bite the Big Apple," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1991
  • Neil Leeuwen, Civil Wars, ABC, 1992
  • Goucho, "Forbidden Zone," Red Shoe Diaries, Showtime, 1992
  • Nick Colette, "Family Business," The Commish, ABC, 1993
  • Tony Fielding, "Crime of Love," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1993
  • Lieutenant Nick Acosta, "Murder on the Thirtieth Floor," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994
  • Brother Mike, "Carrick O'Quinn," Renegade, 1994
  • Mr. Ahern, "The Getaway," Matlock, ABC, 1995
  • Detective Ray Quiller, "The Last Kiss Goodnight," Silk Stalkings,USA Network, 1995
  • Raymond DiSalvo, "Large Mouth Bass," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995
  • Fireman Charlie, "The One with the Candy Hearts," Friends, 1995
  • Raymond DiSalvo, "Cold Heaters," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995
  • Gary Hendrickson, "Spare Parts," The Sentinel, UPN, 1996
  • Dr. Tassler, "Sole Survivors," Sliders, Fox, 1996
  • Detective Joe Curtis, "Demons," The X-Files, Fox, 1996
  • Victor Rand, "Condor," Viper, 1996
  • Max Kinkaid, "The Warren Omission," Dark Skies, NBC, 1997
  • Tommy Annunziato, "Looking for Mr. Goombah," Total Security, ABC,1997
  • Burglar, "Sex, Lies, and Activewear," Renegade, 1997
  • Major Charles Kawalsky, "Children of the Gods," Stargate SG-1, Showtime and syndicated, 1997
  • Major Charles Kawalsky, "The Enemy Within," Stargate SG-1, Showtime and syndicated, 1997
  • Joey Pantangelo, "Three Ring Circus," Silk Stalkings, USA Network,1998
  • Captain Charles Kawalsky, "The Gamekeeper," Stargate SG-1, Showtime and syndicated, 1998
  • Clifton Moloney, "Trapped in Paradise," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1999
  • "Blind Faith," Providence, NBC, 1999
  • Vincent, "Taste of Providence," Providence, NBC, 1999
  • Vincent, "You Bet Your Life," Providence, NBC, 1999
  • Ben Siegel III, "Way Out West," Sliders, Sci-Fi Channel, 1999
  • Major Charles Kawalsky, "Point of View," Stargate SG-1, Showtime and syndicated, 1999
  • Stu, "Eye of the Storm," Sliders, Sci-Fi Channel, 2000
  • Detective Stan Brookins, "The Inner Sense," The Pretender, NBC, 2000
  • David Haskell/Duffy Haskell, "Per Manum," The X-Files, Fox, 2001
  • O'Ryan, "Money for Nothing: Parts 1 & 2," The Invisible Man, Sci-Fi Channel, 2001
  • Duffy Haskell, "Essence," The X-Files, Fox, 2001
  • Made television debut as a hospital orderly in an episode of All My Children.
  • Other
  • Quartermaster Maselli (Barracuda), War and Remembrance (miniseries), ABC, 1988
  • The Magician, 1993
  • Mike Levine, Locals (special), Fox, 1994
  • Also appeared in Parole and Wolf.
  • Film Appearances
  • Skip Lee, Cruising, United Artists, 1980
  • Plainclothes cop, Times Square, AFD, 1980
  • Cookie Manero, Cold Steel, Cinetel, 1987
  • Bobby Arms, Out for Justice, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Tony Gaudio, Doctor Mordrid, Paramount Home Video, 1992
  • Vinny Pallazzo, Lookin' Italian (also known as Showdown), Vision Quest Entertainment, 1994
  • Opposite Corners, 1995
  • Chuck, Foxfire, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996
  • Schmidt, Time under Fire (also known as Beneath the Bermuda Triangle), Royal Oaks Entertainment, 1996
  • Area 51 guard, Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Frank, Crosscut, A-pix Entertainment, 1996
  • Macelroy, Snitch, 1996
  • Cop, The Peacemaker, DreamWorks, 1997
  • Jack, Molly, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999
  • Pilot Peter, Cast Away, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000
  • Goucho, "Forbidden Zone," Forbidden Zone: Red Shoe Diaries (also known as Zalman King's Forbidden Zone: Red Shoe Diaries and Zalman King's Red Shoe Diaries 15: Forbidden Zone), Blockbuster Video, 2000
  • Eric, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Paramount, 2001
  • Benny, Collateral Damage, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Larry Mastice, Marlon Brando Sat Right Here, Boltax Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Fifi La Belle, Cap and Bells, Judith Anderson Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Also appeared as Johnny Del Gatto in Asphalt; as Artie in Crooks; and as J. J. in On Tina Tuna Walk.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Starlog, March, 1990

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