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Tony Mottola (I) (1918–2004)

Tony Mottola was born on April 18, 1918 in Kearney, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Tonight! (1953), Running on Empty (1988) and The Joke and the Valley (1961). He was married to Grace Mottola. He died on August 9, 2004 in Denville, New Jersey. See full bio »

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 1961 The Joke and the Valley (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1956-1957 Tonight! (TV Series) (musician - 28 episodes)
- Finale (1957) ... (musician: guitar)
- Ernie Kovacs Guest Host Finale (1957) ... (musician: guitar)
- Ernie Kovacs Guest Host (1957) ... (musician: guitar)
- Episode #5.68 (1956) ... (musician: guitar)
- Kovacs Guest Host (1956) ... (musician: guitar)
 1956 Giant (musician: guitarist - uncredited)
  Danger (TV Series) (music performer - 3 episodes, 1951 - 1952) (musician - 1 episode, 1951)
- The System (1952) ... (music performer)
- The Lady on the Rock (1951) ... (music performer)
- Death Among the Relics (1951) ... (music performer)
- Marley's Ghost (1951) ... (musician: guitar)
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 2013 Our Hometown (Documentary) (stock music)
 1961 The Joke and the Valley (TV Movie)
 1953 Violated
 1950-1952 Danger (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- The System (1952)
- The Hungry Woman (1950)
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 1958 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
Guitarist
- Episode #1.271 (1958) ... Guitarist
 1954 The Best of Broadway (TV Series)
Senor Aguilar
- Panama Hattie (1954) ... Senor Aguilar
 1951 Danger (TV Series)
- Nightmare (1951)
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 1982 Frank Sinatra: Concert for the Americas (Video) (performer: "Send In The Clowns", "Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars")
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 1981 Sinatra: The Man and His Music (TV Movie)
Himself - Guitarist
 1966 The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guitarist
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... Himself - Guitarist
 1961 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #13.35 (1961) ... Himself
 1953 Melody Street (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 25 December 1953 (1953) ... Himself
 1949 Make Mine Music (TV Series)
Himself
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 2015 Sinatra: All or Nothing at All (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
- Part 1 (2015) ... Himself
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Prolific session musician. Among the many artists he worked with were Guy Mitchell and The Jodimars (1950s rock group made up of former members of Bill Haley and the Comets). See more »

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Made numerous recordings with Enoch Light during the 1970's and 80's. See more »

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Mr. Big

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