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Peter Savage (I) (1920–1981)


Peter Savage was born on September 9, 1920 in Calabria, Italy as Frank Petrella. He was an actor and director, known for Raging Bull (1980), Taxi Driver (1976) and The Runaways (1965). He was married to Eleanor Smyrski. He died on December 29, 1981 in St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles. See full bio »

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 1983 Vigilante
Thomas 'Mr. T.' Stokes
 1979 Firepower
Lawyer (as Pete Savage)
 1977 Sylvia
Doctor Balaban (as Armand Peters)
 1977 New York, New York
Horris Morris' Assistant
 1976 Taxi Driver
The John
 1974 Crazy Joe
DeMarco
 1974 Double Agent 73
Bill / Boss (as Peter Petrillo)
 1970 Cauliflower Cupids
Johnny Stiletto
 1965 The Runaways
Charles Delmont
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Alternate Names:

Armand Peters | Peter Petrella | Peter Petrillo | A. 'Nutty' Savage | Pete Savage

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

A close family friend of boxing champion Jake LaMotta, he collaborated with LaMotta on two screenplays and a book, from which the screenplay for _Raging Bull_ was adapted. See more »

Nickname:

Pete

Star Sign:

Virgo

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