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Joseph Mascolo

Actor/musician

Born - 13 March 1929, West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Died - 9 December 2016

Burly, dark-haired, round-faced actor with trim moustache and beard, a clarinettist who played with the Met in New York City before turning to acting, mainly in villainous roles. TV from the late 1950s, cinema a decade later: Hot Spur (1968, his only western), Shaft's Big Score! (1972), Happy Mother's Day, Love George (1973), The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973), Jaws 2 (1978), Sharky's Machine (1981), Yes, Giorgio (1982) and Heat (1986), his last. He continued his career on TV, often in daytime soaps, right up to the year of his death from Alzheimer's Disease.