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Paul Porcasi (1879–1946)

Character actor noted for his portrayals of tough, often cigar-puffing men of authority, none of whom would ever tolerate sass from an underling. He might have cautioned, "I don't wanna hear no lip from nobody - get me?" See full bio »

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 1945 I'll Remember April
Popolopolis
 1944 Nothing But Trouble
Italian Restaurateur (uncredited)
 1944 An American Romance
Professor Giovanni Cantaloni (uncredited)
 1944 Swing Hostess
Spumoni
 1944 Hail the Conquering Hero
Cafe Owner (uncredited)
 1944 Hot Rhythm
Mr. Peroni
 1943 The Unknown Guest
Town Barber (uncredited)
 1943 Melody Parade
 1943 Hi Diddle Diddle
Impressario
 1943 Background to Danger
Customs Official with Joe (uncredited)
 1942 Quiet Please: Murder
Rebescu (uncredited)
 1942 Casablanca
Native Introducing Ferrari (uncredited)
 1941 Road to Happiness
Pietro Pacelli
 1941 It Started with Eve
Armand - the Chef (uncredited)
 1941 Doctors Don't Tell
Montez
 1941 Rags to Riches
Professor Del Rio
 1941 Two in a Taxi
Herman
 1941 Road to Zanzibar
Turk at Slave Market (uncredited)
 1941 The Trial of Mary Dugan
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1940 Moon Over Burma
Storekeeper
 1940 Argentine Nights
Papa Viejos
 1940 Brother Orchid
Warehouse Manager (uncredited)
 1940 Torrid Zone
Garcia
 1940 I Was an Adventuress
Fisherman
 1940 Dr. Kildare's Strange Case
Antonio 'Tony', the Hospital Chef
 1939 Everything Happens at Night
Bartender
 1939 Lady of the Tropics
Lamartine
 1939 Juarez
Councilman in Meeting with Maximilian (uncredited)
 1938 Topper Takes a Trip
Casino Owner (uncredited)
 1938 Vacation from Love
French Judge
 1938 Bulldog Drummond in Africa
Tuxedoed man in hotel room
 1938 I'll Give a Million
Cafe Proprietor (uncredited)
 1938 Crime School
Nick Papadopolos
 1937 Big Town Girl
Nightclub Manager (uncredited)
 1937 The Bride Wore Red
Nobili
 1937 Madame X
Hotel Gran Via Proprietor (uncredited)
 1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
Santuzzi
 1937 That I May Live
Mr. Scaffa (uncredited)
 1937 Café Metropole
Police Official
 1937 Maytime
Trentini
 1937 Seventh Heaven
Gendarme
 1936 Two in a Crowd
Polito, the Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1936 Crash Donovan
Cafe Owner
 1936 Down to the Sea
Vasilios
 1936 Trouble for Two
Cafe Proprietor (uncredited)
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Italian Opera Board Member (uncredited)
 1936 The Leathernecks Have Landed
Enrico 'Rico' Venetzi
 1936 The Lady Consents
Joe - Restaurant Proprietor (uncredited)
 1936 Muss 'em Up
Luigi Turseniani, Head of the Mob
 1936 Rose-Marie
Emil the Chef (uncredited)
 1935 I Dream Too Much
Uncle Tito
 1935 Coronado
Waiter (uncredited)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway
Luigi (uncredited)
 1935 The Payoff
Nick
 1935 Hi, Gaucho!
General Ortegas
 1935 Waterfront Lady
Tony Spadaloni
 1935 Broadway Gondolier
Señor Fuzzi (uncredited)
 1935 Charlie Chan in Egypt
Insp. Fouad Soueida
 1935 Under the Pampas Moon
Headwaiter
 1935 Go Into Your Dance
Show MC (uncredited)
 1935 Baby Face Harrington
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1935 The Florentine Dagger
Antonio
 1935 A Night at the Ritz
Henri
 1935 Rumba
Carlos
 1935 Enter Madame!
Archimede
 1934 Million Dollar Baby
Marvelo No. 1
 1934 The Gay Divorcee
French Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1934 Imitation of Life
Jackson's Restaurant Manager (uncredited)
 1934 Wake Up and Dream
Polopolis
 1934 British Agent
Count Romano
 1934 Chained
Mr. Piazza, Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1934 La Cucaracha (Short)
Señor Martinez
 1934 His Greatest Gamble
Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1934 The Great Flirtation
Herr Direktor
 1934 Tarzan and His Mate
Monsieur Feronde (uncredited)
 1934 Riptide
House Detective (uncredited)
 1934 Looking for Trouble
Cabaret Manager
 1934 Coming-Out Party
Manager
 1934 The Cat and the Fiddle
Cafe Proprietor (uncredited)
 1933 Flying Down to Rio
The Mayor
 1933 By Candlelight
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1933 He Couldn't Take It
Nick
 1933 Roman Scandals
Chef (uncredited)
 1933 Havana Widows
Fernando, the Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1933 Big Time or Bust
Bit (uncredited)
 1933 Saturday's Millions
Felix
 1933 Footlight Parade
Apolinaris
 1933 I Loved a Woman
Apopoulis - Hotel Proprietor in Greece (uncredited)
 1933 The Devil's Mate
Nick
 1933 No Marriage Ties
Angelo, Saloon Proprietor (uncredited)
 1933 The Devil's in Love
Bartender (uncredited)
 1933 When Strangers Marry
Phillipe
 1933 Reunion in Vienna
Chef (uncredited)
 1933 Hell Below
Italian Admiral (uncredited)
 1933 Terror Aboard
Luigi - the Chef
 1933 Caliente Love (Short)
Mexican Señorita's Husband
 1933 King Kong
Apple Vendor (uncredited)
 1933 Grand Slam
Nick (uncredited)
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche
French Doctor (uncredited)
 1932 Cynara
Joseph, Maitre D'
 1932 A Farewell to Arms
Harry - Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1932 The Death Kiss
Ellsmith (uncredited)
 1932 Under-Cover Man
Sam Dorse
 1932 Men Are Such Fools
Klepak (as Paul Porcassi)
 1932 The Kid from Spain
Gonzales (as Paul Porcassi)
 1932 A Parisian Romance
Deville
 1932 The Painted Woman
Nick Machado
 1932 Devil and the Deep
Hassan
 1932 New Morals for Old
Concierge (uncredited)
 1932 While Paris Sleeps
Kapas
 1932 Stowaway
Tony
 1932 The Man Who Played God
French Concert Manager (uncredited)
 1932 A Woman Commands
Cafe Proprietor (uncredited)
 1932 Jenny Lind
Maretti
 1932 The Passionate Plumber
Paul Le Maire
 1932 The Woman from Monte Carlo
Undetermined Supporting Role (scenes deleted)
 1931 Under 18
François
 1931 Bought!
Rapello
 1931 El pasado acusa
Tony Pagano
 1931 Children of Dreams (uncredited)
 1931 Smart Money
Alexander Amenoppopolus
 1931 Party Husband
Henri Renard
 1931 Svengali
Bonelli
 1931 The Good Bad Girl
Tony Pagano
 1931 Doctors' Wives
Dr. Calucci
 1931 Gentleman's Fate
Papa Mario Giovanni
 1931 The Criminal Code
Tony Spelvin (as Paul Porcassi)
 1931 Luigi La Volpe
John Ruskin (as Paolo Porcasi)
 1930 Derelict
Masoni
 1930 Morocco
Lo Tinto
 1930 A Lady's Morals
Maretti
 1930 Born Reckless
Pa Beretti
 1930 The Three Sisters
Rinaldi
 1930 Such Men Are Dangerous
Monsieur Durand (uncredited)
 1930 Murder on the Roof
Joe Carozzo
 1926 Say It Again
Count Tanza
 1925 Cobra
Cafe Proprietor (uncredited)
 1923 Daniel Boone (Short)
De Quindre
 1918 I'll Fix It (Short) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1917 The Fall of the Romanoffs (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Follow Me. Musical comedy. Music by Sigmund Romberg. Based on a Viennese musical with libretto by Felix Doermann. Based on a Viennese musical with music by Leo Ascher. Lyrics by Robert B. Smith. Musical Director: Frank Tours. Additional music by Frank Tours, Jack Galon, Harry Tierney and Helen Trix. Additional lyrics by Helen ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Paolo Porcasi | Paul Porcassi

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Performed infrequently on Broadway from 1916-1928. Porcasi ended his theatrical career in the smash hit "Broadway" as Nick Verdis that ran from Sept. 16, 1926 to Feb. 11, 1928 (603 performances) at the Broadhurst Theatre. See more »

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