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Art Metrano Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 22 September 1936Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameArthur Metrano

Mini Bio (1)

Art Metrano was born on September 22, 1936 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Arthur Metrano. He is an actor, known for Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986), Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) and Breathless (1983). He has been married to Rebecca Chute Metrano since 1972. They have four children.

Spouse (1)

Rebecca Chute Metrano (1972 - present) (4 children)

Trivia (4)

Appeared frequently on variety shows in the early 70s as a magician performing absurd tricks (such as making his fingers "jump" from one hand to another) while constantly humming his inane theme song.
Broke his neck in six places falling from a ladder while working on a house. After extensive rehabilitation, he can walk a little with difficulty, but generally uses a wheelchair.
Through his one man stage act, titled "The Accidental Comedy", he has been able to raise more than $175,000 for Project Support for Spinal Cord Injury to help buy crutches, wheelchairs and supplies for others with spinal injuries.
Known to fans as Mauser from the Police Academy Series.

Personal Quotes (2)

(On the date & time of his accident) "September 17, 1989. It was Sunday before noon, around 11:30. (I remember it) vividly. It's something that will stay with me until the day I die..."
(On his one man act, 'Accidental Comedy') "I'm not doing the play for the money, because there is no money. The reward comes with the people who surround me after the show, who tell me about the adversity in their lives and how I have given them hope."

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