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Philip Michael Bosco was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Margaret Remunde Thek, a policewoman, and Philip Lupo Bosco, a carnival worker. He is of Italian and German descent. Bosco graduated from Saint Peter's Prep School, 1948, and from the Catholic University of America, A.B. 1957. He served as a private in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, 1951-53... See full bio »
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Known For

The Savages
The Savages Lenny Savage
(2007)
The First Wives Club
The First Wives Club Uncle Carmine
(1996)
Working Girl
Working Girl Oren Trask
(1988)
The Money Pit
(1986)

Filmography

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 1990-2010 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator / Gideon Folger & Paul Macy
- Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World (2010) ... Gideon Folger & Paul Macy (voice)
- Coney Island (1991) ... Narrator
- The Crash of 1929 (1990) ... Narrator
 2009 When the Evening Comes
Martin Corrado
 2007-2009 Damages (TV Series)
Hollis Nye
- Uh Oh, Out Come the Skeletons (2009) ... Hollis Nye (uncredited)
- I Knew You Were a Pig (2009) ... Hollis Nye
- Because I Know Patty (2007) ... Hollis Nye
- There's No 'We' Anymore (2007) ... Hollis Nye
- I Hate These People (2007) ... Hollis Nye
 2007 The Savages
Lenny Savage
 2002-2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Judge Joseph P. Terhune / Davis Langley
- Cage (2006) ... Judge Joseph P. Terhune
- Outcry (2004) ... Judge Joseph P. Terhune
- Obscene (2004) ... Judge Joseph P. Terhune
- Bound (2004) ... Judge Joseph P. Terhune
- Sick (2004) ... Judge Joseph P. Terhune
 2006 Freedomland
Priest
 2005/I Hitch
Mr. O'Brian
 2001-2004 Ed (TV Series)
Alan Stevens
- Happily Ever After (2004) ... Alan Stevens (as Phil Bosco)
- Losing Streak (2001) ... Alan Stevens
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Charles Nordhoff / Edouard De Laboulave / Samuel Gompers / ...
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Charles Nordhoff (voice)
- Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... Edouard De Laboulave (voice)
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... Samuel Gompers (voice)
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Peter Cooper (voice)
- Revolution (2003) ... James Madison (voice)
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Prof. Winthrop
- Anti-Thesis (2002) ... Prof. Winthrop
 2002 Cyberchase (TV Series)
Zeus
- Zeus on the Loose (2002) ... Zeus (voice)
 2002 Abandon
Professor Jergensen
 2001 Kate & Leopold
Otis
 2001 After Amy (TV Movie)
Dr. Ed Walden
 2000 Brooklyn Sonnet
Uncle Chicky
 2000 Shaft
Walter Wade, Sr.
 2000 Cupid & Cate (TV Movie)
Dominic DeAngelo
 2000 Wonder Boys
Emily's Father
 2000 All My Children (TV Series)
Lyle Wedgewood
- Episode dated 25 January 2000 (2000) ... Lyle Wedgewood
 1999 Bonanno: A Godfather's Story (TV Movie)
Steve Maggadino Sr.
 1990-1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Gordon Schell / Lee Jerrold / Mr. Dobbs
- Shield (1999) ... Lee Jerrold
- Faccia a Faccia (1998) ... Mr. Dobbs
- Kids (1994) ... Gordon Schell
- Manhood (1993) ... Gordon Schell
- Happily Ever After (1990) ... Gordon Schell
 1998 Spin City (TV Series)
Randall Winston, Sr.
- Gobble the Wonder Turkey Saves the Day (1998) ... Randall Winston, Sr.
 1998 Twelfth Night, or What You Will (TV Movie)
Malvolio
 1998 Carriers (TV Movie)
Col. John O. Bailey
 1998 Soul Man (TV Series)
Snake Eye
- Raising Heck (1998) ... Snake Eye
 1998 Cosby (TV Series)
- Enter Lucas (1998)
 1997 Liberty! The American Revolution (TV Mini-Series)
Benjamin Franklin
- The World Turned Upside Down: 1778-1783 (1997) ... Benjamin Franklin
- The Times That Try Men's Souls: 1776-1777 (1997) ... Benjamin Franklin
- Oh, Fatal Ambition: 1777-1778 (1997) ... Benjamin Franklin
- The Reluctant Revolutionaries: 1763-1774 (1997) ... Benjamin Franklin
- Blows Must Decide: 1774-1776 (1997) ... Benjamin Franklin
 1997 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Palermo Racine
- A Star in Stripes Forever (1997) ... Palermo Racine
 1997 Critical Care
Dr. Hofstader
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
Professor Clark
 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding
Walter Wallace
 1997 Early Edition (TV Series)
Mike Killabrew
- Bat Masterson (1997) ... Mike Killabrew
 1996 Apologies to Bunuel
Cabby
 1996 The First Wives Club
Uncle Carmine
 1995 It Takes Two
Vincenzo
 1995 Young at Heart (TV Movie)
Patsy
 1994 Nobody's Fool
Judge Flatt
 1994 Safe Passage
Mort
 1994 Janek: The Silent Betrayal (TV Movie)
Chief Wycoff
 1994 Milk Money
Jerry the Pope
 1994 The Forget-Me-Not Murders (TV Movie)
Chief
 1994 Against the Wall (TV Movie)
Oswald
 1994 Angie
Frank
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Harry Arsharsky
- Stepping Back (1993) ... Harry Arsharsky
- The Loft (1993) ... Harry Arsharsky
- The Rainmaker (1993) ... Harry Arsharsky
- Heros Exoletus (1993) ... Harry Arsharsky
- The Hopeless Romantic (1993) ... Harry Arsharsky
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie)
Frederick Seward (voice)
 1992 Straight Talk
Gene Perlman
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Mr. Paulsen
 1991 The Return of Eliot Ness (TV Movie)
Art Malto
 1991 F/X2
Ray Silak
 1991 True Colors
Sen. Frank Steubens
 1990 Against the Law (TV Series)
Judge Webb
- Contempt (1990) ... Judge Webb
 1990 The Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Horace Greeley / Various
- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... Horace Greeley / Various (voice)
- The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990) ... Horace Greeley / Various (voice)
- Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990) ... Horace Greeley (voice)
- Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990) ... Horace Greeley (voice)
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... Horace Greeley / Various (voice)
 1990 Quick Change
Bus Driver
 1990 Murder in Black and White (TV Movie)
Wycoff
 1989 Blue Steel
Frank Turner
 1986-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Oscar / Brian
- Heart of Justice (1989) ... Oscar
- Pretenders (1986) ... Brian
 1989 The Dream Team
O'Malley
 1989 The Luckiest Man in the World
Sam Posner
 1988 Working Girl
Oren Trask
 1988 Internal Affairs (TV Movie)
John Wycoff
 1988 Another Woman
Sam
 1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
David McVane
- Substantial Justice (1988) ... David McVane
 1987 3 Men and a Baby
Det. Sgt. Melkowitz
 1987 Echoes in the Darkness (TV Movie)
Judge Garb
 1987 Leg Work (TV Series)
Dawson
- All This and a Gold Card Too (1987) ... Dawson
 1987 Suspect
Paul Gray
 1987 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Grandfather
- Read Between the Lines (1987) ... Grandfather
 1986 Rage of Angels: The Story Continues (TV Movie)
Thomas Colfax
 1986 Children of a Lesser God
Dr. Curtis Franklin
 1986 Liberty (TV Movie)
Boss William Tweed
 1986 The Money Pit
Curly
 1985 Walls of Glass
James Flanagan
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Gaetano Altobelli
- Some Men Need Help (1985) ... Gaetano Altobelli
 1985 Heaven Help Us
Brother Paul
 1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village
Paulie's Father
 1983 Trading Places
Doctor
 1981 Nurse (TV Series)
Dr. Harry Wallenberg
- Equal Opportunity (1981) ... Dr. Harry Wallenberg
 1978 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Gillette
- Episode #1.789 (1978) ... Dr. Gillette
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series)
Father Coyne
- Hogan's Goat (1971) ... Father Coyne
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
 1968 A Lovely Way to Die
Fuller
 1966 An Enemy of the People (TV Movie)
Peter Stockmann
 1966 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
Peter Stockmann
- An Enemy of the People (1966) ... Peter Stockmann
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Nick Ingland
- Game with a Dead End (1966) ... Nick Ingland
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Theo
- Charlie's Got All the Luck (1965) ... Theo
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
Willard / Detective Willard
- The Killing of One Human Being (1965) ... Willard
- The Influence of Fear (1965) ... Detective Willard
 1963-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Ralph Maley / Hap Spencer / Parnell Sullivan
- A Dangerous Silence (1965) ... Ralph Maley
- The Rainbow Ride (1964) ... Hap Spencer
- Many a Sullivan (1963) ... Parnell Sullivan
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Dr. Manfredi
- Whipping Boy (1965) ... Dr. Manfredi
 1961 Our American Heritage (TV Series)
General Gordon
- Gentleman's Decision (1961) ... General Gordon
 1961 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
General Gordon
- Our American Heritage: Gentleman's Decision (1961) ... General Gordon
 1961 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Roy Thornton
- Medicine Man (1961) ... Roy Thornton
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Duke Michael
- The Prisoner of Zenda (1961) ... Duke Michael
 1953 You Are There (TV Series)
Sam Houston
- The Burning of the Alamo (1953) ... Sam Houston
- The Defense of the Alamo (1953) ... Sam Houston
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Clarence Baily (1979)
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Has been nominated for a Tony Award 6 times, winning in 1989 as Best Actor in a Play for "Lend Me a Tenor". See more »

Alternate Names:

Phillip Bosco | Phil Bosco

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Children: Diane, Philip, Chris, Jenny, Lisa, Celia and John Bosco. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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