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Eddie Mekka


Eddie was active in the Worcester County Light Opera in the early '70s. He led the youth program in 1971. He was an enthusiastic dancer and a good teacher. See full bio »
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Known For

Laverne & Shirley
Laverne & Shirley Carmine 'The Big Ragoo' Ragusa / Carmine Ragusa / Carmine Raguso
(1976-1983)
Guiding Light
Guiding Light Grady (1992-1993)
(1952)
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls Club Manager
(2006)
A League of Their Own
A League of Their Own Mae's Guy in Bar
(1992)

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 2012 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Frankie
- Wisedocs (2012) ... Frankie
 2011 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Bud
- Episode #1.9754 (2011) ... Bud (uncredited)
- Episode #1.9753 (2011) ... Bud
 2008 Pastor Greg (TV Series)
FJ
- Series Finale (2008) ... FJ
- Chances (2008) ... FJ
 2008 ER (TV Series)
Jenkins
- Under Pressure (2008) ... Jenkins
 2007 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
James Talbot
- Shattered (2007) ... James Talbot
 2006 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Bobby Thunderson
- Hundred Dollar Baby (2006) ... Bobby Thunderson
 2006 24 (TV Series)
Ned
- Day 5: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (2006) ... Ned
 2005 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Las Vegas Minister
- Episode #1.4582 (2005) ... Las Vegas Minister
- Episode #1.4581 (2005) ... Las Vegas Minister
 2002 Power Rangers Wild Force (TV Series)
Don
- The Tornado Spin (2002) ... Don
 1998 Catch Me If You Can (TV Movie)
Det. Murdoch
 1998 Sunset Beach (TV Series)
Summons Process Server
- Episode #1.417 (1998) ... Summons Process Server (uncredited)
- Episode #1.416 (1998) ... Summons Process Server (uncredited)
 1998 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Danny
- It's All Good, Fellas (1998) ... Danny
 1997 The Big Easy (TV Series)
Joey LaVern
- Heavenly Body (1997) ... Joey LaVern
 1996 Weird Science (TV Series)
Tommy Svachino
 1995 Dream On (TV Series)
Mel
- Significant Author (1995) ... Mel
 1994 California Dreams (TV Series)
Uncle Frank
- Harley and the Marlboro Man (1994) ... Uncle Frank
 1990-1994 Family Matters (TV Series)
Mr. Nutting / Charlie
- Sink or Swim (1994) ... Mr. Nutting
- Flashpants (1990) ... Charlie
 1993 Taking the Heat (TV Movie)
Barbaro
 1990 The Munsters Today (TV Series)
Mr. Sweetzer
- The Reel Munsters (1990) ... Mr. Sweetzer
 1990 Mulberry Street (TV Movie)
Vincent Savoia
 1989 True Blue (TV Series)
 1989 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Guido Viola
- In 'N Outlaws (1989) ... Guido Viola
 1979-1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Charles / Ken Jason / Johnny Detroit / ...
- Unholy Wedlock/Elizabeth (1980) ... Ken Jason
- Hit Man/The Swimmer (1979) ... Johnny Detroit / Wilbur Wilson
 1979-1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Bert Brodie / Jason Clark / Stanley Corson / ...
- Mothers Don't Do That/Marrying for Money/Substitute Lover (1982) ... Bert Brodie / Jason Clark
 1979 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series)
Uri
- The Story of Esther (1979) ... Uri
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Grady (1992-1993)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Has toured with the musical, "Grease", in 2000 at various state fair venues and the small stage. The cast included Cindy Williams, from Laverne & Shirley (1976). Played himself/Carmine opening the show doing stand-up and singing some 50-60 rock & roll tunes. Brought audience members on stage for 50s-style dancing contests. ... See more »

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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Trivia:

The first time he appeared on Laverne & Shirley (1976), he danced across the screen. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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