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Date of Birth 2 March 1948Hollywood, California, USA

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Eugene Mazzola was born in Hollywood, California, to a large family, all in the film business. His father was Leonard Al Mazzola, who started in Vaudeville in 1915. His mother was Saveria Mazzola, she was in The Godfather: Part II (1974). He is the sixth of seven children, the fifth & youngest of five sons/brothers. His family is steeped in the motion picture industry. Eugene started working in the business at an early age as Anthony Caruso baby in The Asphalt Jungle (1950). He did a few more movies before being cast in The Ten Commandments (1956) opposite Yul Brynner as the Pharaoh Rameses' son, his character role name would have been Rameses III. After The Ten Commandments, Mazzola used the stage name of Eugene Martin and had a very successful career as a child actor, becoming a member of SAG in 1964. Mazzola served in the Navy from 1968 to 1970. He was stationed on the Mekong River and in DaNang, Vietnam. When he returned from Vietnam, he served as a photo journalist for the Navy in San Diego. After the Navy, Mazzola returned to Hollywood where he went to college and continued acting. In 1972 he started working behind the camera. Mazzola produced his first film, Joyride (1977). Also in 1976, that was the same year he joined the DGA. Mazzola move northwest, to Seattle, Washington, in 1980. He owned and operated the Cine Companies, based in Seattle, from 1984 to 1993. He has never stopped ADing, Production Managing and Producing films. Mazzola married his high school sweetheart, Zita Mazzola and are parents to three children, Saveria T. Mazzola, Richard-Augustus (RA), & Sebastian Mazzola. He lives with his wife in the country northeast of Seattle.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Eugene Mazzola <madzola@aol.com>

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