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Joe Restivo (I) (1952–2007)

Joe Restivo started his career writing jokes for Rodney Dangerfield, Feddie Prinze and Joan Rivers. By the late 1970's Joe had struck out on his own and was featured in the syndicated TV show "The Comedy Shop" along with Jay Leno, Howie Mandel and others. In addition to "Late Night With David Letterman" Joe appeared in more than 15 television shows... See full bio »

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Fighting Words
Fighting Words Millhouse
Street Corner Justice
Tales from the Crypt
Tales from the Crypt Chief Kabubi
NYPD Blue Frank Gordon


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 2007 Fighting Words
 2006 Dark Mind
Family Man
 2003 Wasabi Tuna
 2002 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Frank Gordon
- Das Boots (2002) ... Frank Gordon
 1992 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Horse Player #2
- The Subway (1992) ... Horse Player #2
 1991 Civil Wars (TV Series)
- The Pound and the Fury (1991) ... Vie
 1991 Kickboxer 2: The Road Back
Ring Announcer
 1990 She'll Take Romance (TV Movie)
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Chief Kabubi
- For Cryin' Out Loud (1990) ... Chief Kabubi
 1989 The Nutt House (TV Series)
- To Tell the Truth (1989) ... Shiny
 1989 UHF
Guide #2
 1985-1988 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Bobby Littlejohn / Investigator Reynolds / Magazine Rep
- Episode #1.1113 (1988) ... Bobby Littlejohn
- Episode #1.814 (1987) ... Investigator Reynolds
- Episode #1.329 (1985) ... Magazine Rep
 1988 Arthur 2: On the Rocks
Seedy Bartender
 1987 Hooperman (TV Series)
- Aria da Capo (1987) ... Caspido
 1985-1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Jardino's Lawyer / Reiser
- I Want My Hill Street Blues (1986) ... Jardino's Lawyer
- G.Q. (1985) ... Reiser
 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
- School for Scandal (1984) ... Frankie
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Joe (Joey) Restivo a comedian and character actor who performed on the national comedy club circuit for many years with a stand-up routine that reveled in the absurdities of everyday life. Joey also record "Summer Love" and other songs in the early 1960s under the name Joey Richards.



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