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Joe Greco (I) (1932–2009)

Joe Greco was born on December 20, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Untouchables (1987), The Nutty Professor (1996) and Above the Law (1988). He died on March 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

The Untouchables
The Untouchables Union Station Bodyguard
The Nutty Professor
The Nutty Professor Security Guard
Above the Law
Above the Law Father Joseph Gennaro
Hoffa Loading Foreman


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 2004 Greener
 2000 Santa's Letters
Santa Claus
 2000 The Amati Girls
Uncle Frankie
 1999 City Guys (TV Series)
Bevo Covington
- In This Corner (1999) ... Bevo Covington
 1996 The Nutty Professor
Security Guard
 1994-1995 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Kostas Costas
 1993 Bob (TV Series)
- For Pete's Sake (1993) ... Sixpack
 1992 Hoffa
Loading Foreman (as Joe V. Greco)
 1992 The Public Eye
Villa Guard / Hitman
 1992 In the Shadow of a Killer (TV Movie)
 1991 Only the Lonely
Johnny Luna
 1991 Dillinger (TV Movie)
 1990 Johnny Ryan (TV Movie)
Albert Anastasia
 1989 Cold Justice
Mr. Swan
 1989 The Kill Reflex
Cop I
 1989 Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (TV Movie)
Harry Gammons
 1989 The Package
Gen. Carlson
 1988 Above the Law
Father Joseph Gennaro (as Joe V. Greco)
 1987 Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery (TV Movie)
Head of Security
 1987 Rent-a-Cop
Hotel Clerk No. 2
 1987 Sable (TV Series)
- Hunt (1987) ... Zielenski
 1987 The Untouchables
Union Station Bodyguard
 1986 About Last Night...
 1984 The Toughest Man in the World (TV Movie)
 1975 I'll Quit Tomorrow
 1960 The Prime Time
Detective (as Joe V. Greco)

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Other Works:

He acted in Sir Tom Stoppard's play, "The Real Inspector Hound", at the Candlelight Forum Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with 'Lolly Traucht' in the cast. Directed by William Pullinsi. See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe V. Greco | Joseph Greco

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Personal Quote:

[on being killed off in movies] I die well.


He was nominated for a 1974 Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actor in a Principal Role for his performance in "The Real Inspector Hound", at the Candlelight Forum Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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