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Tom Rosqui (1928–1991)

American character actor with extensive stage experience. Born in Oakland, California, he appeared on Broadway in "Sticks and Bones," and "The Price," among others. He acted often in television, but his most prominent role was as Corleone family bodyguard Rocco Lampone in the first two 'Godfather' movies. Following a long bout with cancer, he died... See full bio »

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 1991 Guilty by Suspicion
 1988 Defense Play
Chief Gill
 1988 Cheers (TV Series)
- Bar Wars (1988) ... Jensen
 1986 Joe Bash (TV Series)
 1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
August Hollenbeck
- Knight Sting (1985) ... August Hollenbeck
 1984 Jessie (TV Series)
- Flesh Wounds (1984)
 1984 Antony and Cleopatra (TV Movie)
 1983 Memorial Day (TV Movie)
Barney French
 1983 Dallas (TV Series)
- Legacy (1983)
 1979-1982 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
2nd Man / Matthew Dobbs
- A Faraway Cry (1982) ... 2nd Man
- The Faith Healer (1979) ... Matthew Dobbs
 1982 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
- Reggie, 3; Archie, 0 (1982) ... Reporter
 1981 Bret Maverick (TV Series)
Philadelphia Hunter #2
- The Yellow Rose (1981) ... Philadelphia Hunter #2
 1980 The Night the City Screamed (TV Movie)
Tom Burnham
 1980 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Dr. Benson
- The Accident (1980) ... Dr. Benson
 1980 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Kramer / Sam Duryea
- Hazard (1980) ... Kramer
- Indians (1980) ... Sam Duryea
 1979 Act of Violence (TV Movie)
Police Commander
 1979 California Dreaming
George Booke
 1978 Lady of the House (TV Movie)
Sergeant John Guffy
 1977 Heroes
Patrolman #2
 1977 MacArthur
General Sampson
 1977 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Joe Kimberly
- Time Out (1977) ... Joe Kimberly
 1977 Code R (TV Series)
- The Invaders (1977) ... Wallace
 1976-1977 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
Policeman #1
- Episode #2.95 (1977) ... Policeman #1 (credit only)
- Episode #2.80 (1977) ... Policeman #1 (credit only)
- Episode #2.77 (1977) ... Policeman #1 (uncredited)
- Episode #2.65 (1976) ... Policeman #1 (credit only)
- Episode #2.63 (1976) ... Policeman #1 (uncredited)
 1974-1977 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Tom Brockmeyer / Norm Mitchell
- The Trees, the Bees and T.T. Flowers: Part 2 (1977) ... Tom Brockmeyer
- Profit and Loss, Part 2: Loss (1974) ... Norm Mitchell
 1976 Raid on Entebbe (TV Movie)
Amos Eran
 1976 Visions (TV Series)
- Two Brothers (1976)
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Mr. Winkler
- Upward Mobility (1976) ... Mr. Winkler
 1976 The Great Texas Dynamite Chase
Jason Morgan
 1976 Insight (TV Series)
Harlan Petchell
- Juvie (1976) ... Harlan Petchell
 1975 F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood (TV Movie)
Edwin Knopf
 1975 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Cop #2
- The New Original Wonder Woman (1975) ... Cop #2
 1975 Dead Man on the Run (TV Movie)
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Erik Mundy
- No Place to Hide (1975) ... Erik Mundy
 1974 The Magician (TV Series)
Neil Houser
- The Illusion of the Evil Spikes (1974) ... Neil Houser
 1974 The Migrants (TV Movie)
 1973 The Connection (TV Movie)
Detective Phelan
 1972 Particular Men (TV Movie)
 1972 The Godfather
Rocco Lampone (uncredited)
 1971 The Pursuit of Happiness
District Attorney Keller
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series)
Unemployed Man
- A Memory of Two Mondays (1971) ... Unemployed Man
 1970 Neither Are We Enemies (TV Movie)
Man of Bethany
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Jason Maxwell #1 (1972)
 1967-1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Det. Jacobs / Koenig
- Day Tripper (1968) ... Koenig
- Old Gangsters Never Die (1967) ... Det. Jacobs
- Fast Gun (1967) ... Det. Jacobs
- Fingerman (1967) ... Det. Jacobs
 1968 The Thomas Crown Affair
Pvt. Detective
 1968 What's So Bad About Feeling Good?
Radio Cop (uncredited)
 1968 Madigan
 1967 New York Television Theatre (TV Series)
 1966 The Crazy-Quilt
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Dr. Ralph Jannings (1984)
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Civil Defense chief (1981)
 1962 Days of Wine and Roses
Bettor (uncredited)
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
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Other Works:

He acted in the play, "The Sea Horse," at the Ivanhoe Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Elaine Shore, directed by George Keathley.

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He was nominated for a 1974 Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actor in a Principal Role for his performance in "The Sea Horse" at the Ivanhoe Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

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