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Lionel Pina

Lionel Pina was born on March 10, 1956 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Inside Man (2006) and Marathon Man (1976). See full bio »

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 2013/I Amateur (Short)
 2009 Beyond the Facade
Rick Freeman
 2007 The West Side (TV Series)
 2006 Conviction (TV Series)
Luis Morales
- True Love (2006) ... Luis Morales
 2006 Inside Man
Cop with Pizzas
 2005 Brooklyn Battery
 2002 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Uniform #2
 2000 Deadline (TV Series)
Head Policeman
- Daniel in the Lion's Den (2000) ... Head Policeman
 2000 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Roger - Prison Guard
- Episode #1.8144 (2000) ... Roger - Prison Guard
 1999 Third Watch (TV Series)
First Watch Supervisor
- Welcome to Camelot (1999) ... First Watch Supervisor (uncredited)
 1993-1996 Law & Order (TV Series)
Off. Ortega / Samms / Valdez
- Atonement (1996) ... Off. Ortega
- Second Opinion (1994) ... Samms
- Right to Counsel (1993) ... Valdez
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Officer Mendez
- Downtown Girl (1995) ... Officer Mendez
 1984 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Detective Jake Estaban
- Cool Runnin' (1984) ... Detective Jake Estaban
 1984 A Doctor's Story (TV Movie)
 1983 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Handy Man
- Episode dated 3 June 1983 (1983) ... Handy Man
 1981 Prince of the City
Frank Sancho
 1981 All My Children (TV Series)
Hotel Bellhop
- Episode dated 13 March 1981 (1981) ... Hotel Bellhop
 1980 Willie & Phil
Puerto Rican Girl's Husband (as Lionel Pina Jr.)
 1980 Night of the Juggler
 1980 Hero at Large
3rd Teenager
 1978 Watch Your Mouth (TV Series)
Carlos Alvarez
- Shew Be Do Wop Wah Wah (1978) ... Carlos Alvarez
- Ounce (1978) ... Carlos Alvarez
- Handsomest Boy (1978) ... Carlos Alvarez
- The Informer (1978) ... Carlos Alvarez
- First Days - Part 2 (1978) ... Carlos Alvarez
 1976 Sybil (TV Mini-Series)
Tommy (uncredited)
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Hector Diaz
- An Unfair Trade (1976) ... Hector Diaz
 1976 Captain Kangaroo (TV Series)
 1976 Marathon Man
Street Gang
 1975 The Silence (TV Movie)
 1975 Dog Day Afternoon
Pizza Boy
 1974 Law and Disorder
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Alternate Names:

Lionel Pina Jr.

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Delivers pizza to hostages in both Dog Day Afternoon (1975) and Inside Man (2006).

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