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Charley Scalies

Charley is best known for his work in "The Wire" (2003) and "The Sopranos" (2004) Charley grew up over his father's pool hall in South Philadelphia. Too young to "shoot stick" - he could barely reach the tables at 7 years old - he entertained the pool hall regulars with Al Jolson impressions and jokes he had overheard them tell one another. During ... See full bio »
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The Wire
The Wire Thomas 'Horseface' Pakusa
The Sopranos
The Sopranos Coach Molinaro
Liberty Heights
Nicky's Game


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 2008 Cold Case (TV Series)
Rusty Jenkins '08
- Glory Days (2008) ... Rusty Jenkins '08 (as Charlie Scalies)
 2006-2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Dock Foreman / Bert Ferrara
- Signature (2008) ... Dock Foreman
- Web (2006) ... Bert Ferrara
 2006 Job No. 5 (Short)
 2005 Nicky's Game (Short)
 2004 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Coach Molinaro
- The Test Dream (2004) ... Coach Molinaro
 2004 Jersey Girl
Townie (uncredited)
 2000 The Doghouse
 1997 Law & Order (TV Series)
- Ritual (1997) ... Mario
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Sgt. Sal Burns
- Control (1996) ... Sgt. Sal Burns (uncredited)
- Hostage: Part 2 (1996) ... Sgt. Sal Burns (uncredited)
 1995 Twelve Monkeys
Impatient Traveler
 1995 Two Bits
Ballyhoo Driver
 1995 Condition Red
Angel's Bodyguard

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Charley portrayed "El Presidente", a fictional dictator in a Van Melle commercial filmed in Pretoria, South Africa. For the shoot, a huge portrait of "El Presidente" was hung from the exterior of the famous Palace of Justice on Paul Krueger Square. Charley's visage is the only one known to have ever been displayed there.

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i really liked his little role on the Sopranos raba71980
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