Joseph G. Medalis (1942–2018)

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Joseph G. Medalis was born on August 24, 1942 in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Brewster's Millions (1985), The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) and Sister Act (1992). He was married to Lucille Morgan Medalis. He died on November 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Sun, Sep 22 12:00 PM PDT on BET (063)

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Known For

Brewster's Millions Bank Executive
The Kentucky Fried Movie Paul Burmaster (segment "High Adventure")
Sister Act Henry Parker
Meteor Bartender


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 2002 Less Than Perfect (TV Series)
Older Executive
- One Office Party Too Many (2002) ... Older Executive (as Joe Medalis)
 2001 Power Rangers Time Force (TV Series)
- Ransik Lives (2001) ... Ivan
 2000 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Justice of the Peace
- Heart of the Matter (2000) ... Justice of the Peace (as Joe Medalis)
 1998 In Quiet Night
 1998 That '70s Show (TV Series)
- Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1998) ... Pastor (as Joe Medalis)
 1998 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
- Dick on a Roll (1998) ... Chancellor
 1997 413 Hope St. (TV Series)
- Fatherhood (1997) ... Donor
 1996 Baby Face Nelson
Priest (as Joseph Medalis)
 1995 Married... with Children (TV Series)
Bald No Ma'am Guy #1
- How Bleen Was My Kelly (1995) ... Bald No Ma'am Guy #1
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Brother Damien
- Who Killed the Lifeguard? (1995) ... Brother Damien
 1994 Cosmic Slop (TV Movie)
Defense Secretary (segment "Space Traders")
 1994 Cool and the Crazy (TV Movie)
Mr. Wales
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Mr. Wiess
- Cool and the Crazy (1994) ... Mr. Wiess
 1992-1993 Homefront (TV Series)
Owner / Bar Owner / Dr. McGee
- All Good Things (1993) ... Owner
- Like Being There When You're Not (1993) ... Bar Owner
- Life Is Short (1992) ... Dr. McGee
 1992 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series)
- With James Doohan (1992) ... Chaperone
 1992 Sister Act
Henry Parker
 1991 Frame Up
Bill Marsh
 1991 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
- The Monkey Business Mystery (1991) ... Guard (as Joseph Medalis)
 1990 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Federal Judge Jackson
- The Last Gasp (1990) ... Federal Judge Jackson (as Joseph Medalis)
 1990 Dallas (TV Series)
- Paradise Lost (1990) ... Rand
 1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Dr. Levin
- The Vigil (1989) ... Dr. Levin
 1989 From the Dead of Night (TV Movie)
Man #2 (as Joe Medalis)
 1988 Memories of Me
Sallow Man
 1988 Shakedown on the Sunset Strip (TV Movie)
 1987 Billionaire Boys Club (TV Mini-Series)
First Detective
 1987 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Carl Greiser
- Episode #1.683 (1987) ... Carl Greiser
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
- Falling from Grace (1986) ... Falco
- Amazing Grace (1986) ... Falco
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series)
2nd Townsman, Flossing
- Atomic Shakespeare (1986) ... 2nd Townsman, Flossing (as Joseph Medalis)
 1986 Big Trouble
 1985 North Beach and Rawhide (TV Movie)
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
- The Amazing Falsworth (1985) ... Jimmy
 1985 Brewster's Millions
Bank Executive
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (segment "Bang! You're Dead!")
- Pilot (1985) ... (segment "Bang! You're Dead!") (as Joe Medalis)
 1985 Deadly Messages (TV Movie)
Kenneth Blatt
 1984 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Symbols of Wisdom/Blue Eyes Returns (1984) ... Additional Voices (voice, uncredited)
 1984 Challenge of the GoBots (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice, as Joe Medalis)
 1984 The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Happy Birthday, Scooby-Doo (1984) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1983 Lone Star (TV Movie)
Lab Technician
 1983 Memorial Day (TV Movie)
INS Officer
 1983 Carpool (TV Movie)
 1983 Monchhichis (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice, as Joe Medalis)
 1983 The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (TV Series) (voice)
 1983 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Victim #2 / Green Man / Glog / ...
- The Secret World of Og (1983) ... Victim #2 / Green Man / Glog / ... (voice, as Joe Medalis)
 1983 Newhart (TV Series)
Piano Mover
- What Is This Thing Called Lust? (1983) ... Piano Mover (as Joe Medalis)
 1982 Shirt Tales (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Dinkel's Ark/The Duke of Dinkel (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- The Magical Musical Caper/The Very Buried Treasure (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Hapless Hound/The Nearsighted Bear (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Save the Park/Pam-Dora's Box (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Moving Time/Back to Nature (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1982 Endangered Species
 1982 The Little Rascals (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Rascals' Revenge (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1982 Making Love
Announcer (as Joe Medalis)
 1982 World War III (TV Mini-Series)
David (as Joe Medalis)
 1982 Victims (TV Movie)
 1981 Pennies from Heaven
Counterman (as Joe Medalis)
 1981 Benson (TV Series)
- The Grass Ain't Greener (1981) ... (as Joe Medalis)
 1981 Looker
Husband (as Joe Medalis)
 1981 Twirl (TV Movie)
Billy (as Joe Medalis)
 1981 Callie & Son (TV Movie)
Doctor (as Joe Medalis)
 1981 True Confessions
Deputy Coroner (as Joe Medalis)
 1981 Dead & Buried
Doctor (as Joe Medalis)
 1981 Taxi (TV Series)
Edith's Lawyer
- Louie Bumps into an Old Lady (1981) ... Edith's Lawyer (as Joe Medalis)
 1981 Terror Among Us (TV Movie)
Fred (as Joe Medalis)
 1980 Revenge of the Stepford Wives (TV Movie)
Real Estate Agent
 1979-1980 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Novick / Farrell
- Harassment (1980) ... Novick (as Joe Medalis)
- Cop (1979) ... Farrell (as Joe Medalis)
 1980 The Long Days of Summer (TV Movie)
Coach Dowd (as Joe Medalis)
 1980 All God's Children (TV Movie) (as Joe Medalis)
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Coolidge Goes Hollywood (1980) ... Security Guard (as Joe Medalis)
 1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (TV Series)
- Pilot: Part 1 (1980) ... (as Joe Medalis)
 1980 Vega$ (TV Series)
- The Private Eye Connection (1980) ... Marshall (as Joe Medalis)
 1979 Meteor
Bartender (as Joe Medalis)
 1979 Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1979 Bigfoot and Wildboy (TV Series)
The Being
- Space Prisoner (1979) ... The Being
 1979 Friendly Fire (TV Movie) (as Joe Medalis)
 1979 Love at First Bite
Intern (as Joe Medalis)
 1979 The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (TV Movie)
Professor (as Joe Medalis)
 1979 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series)
Doctor Stillwell
- Wolfpack (1979) ... Doctor Stillwell (as Joe Medalis)
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Lab Man
- The Richest Man in the World (1979) ... Lab Man (as Joe G. Medalis)
 1979 Hello, Larry (TV Series)
- How to Not To (1979) ... Engineer (as Joe Medalis)
 1978 The Phantom of the Open Hearth (TV Movie)
 1978 CHiPs (TV Series)
Mr. Stone
- Trick or Trick (1978) ... Mr. Stone (as Joe Medalis)
 1978 The Cat from Outer Space
Sucker (as Joe Medalis)
 1978 Space Force (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Kabar
 1978 Carter Country (TV Series)
 1978 The Next Step Beyond (TV Series)
 1977 Intimate Strangers (TV Movie) (as Joe Medalis)
 1977 The Chicken Chronicles
Mr. Phinney (as Joe Medalis)
 1977 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Train Waiter
- Times of Change (1977) ... Train Waiter (as Joe Medalis)
 1977/I McNamara's Band (TV Movie)
 1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie
Paul Burmaster (segment "High Adventure") (as Joe Medalis)
 1976 Nickelodeon
Movie Fanatic
 1976 Having Babies (TV Movie)
Dr. Gorman (as Joseph Medalis)
 1976 Doc (TV Series)
- Great Expectations (1976) ... Jim
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series)
- Grand Hotel (1975) ... Bellhop (as Joe Medalis)
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Alternate Names:

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Served as Actor-in-Residence at Stephens College in Columbia, MO, where he acted, taught acting, and directed for three years prior to coming to Los Angeles. See more »

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