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Frank Ray Perilli (1925–2018)

Frank Ray Perilli's biography, "The Candy Butcher," was released days after his death from complications of the West Nile Virus on March 10, 2018. Written by his lifelong friend, William Karl Thomas, it reveals a colorful life from a childhood in the mob controlled ghettos of Chicago in the 20's and 30's, to a career as a nightclub comic and film ... See full bio »


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Wedding Crashers Old Italian Man
The Fugitive Jail Officer
End of the World Awards Party Guest


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 2005 Wedding Crashers
Old Italian Man (as Frankie Ray Perelli)
 1993 The Fugitive
Jail Officer
 1993 Three of Hearts
 1979 She Came to the Valley
 1978 Fairy Tales
 1977 End of the World
Awards Party Guest
 1977 Cinderella
Italian Ambassador
 1962-1963 Combat! (TV Series)
Frankie / Gardello
- The Squad (1963) ... Frankie (uncredited)
- A Day in June (1962) ... Gardello (as Frankie Ray)
 1962 Invasion of the Star Creatures
Pvt. Penn (as Frankie Ray)
 1958 Submarine Seahawk
Shore Patrolman (as Frank Ray)
 1958 Flight (TV Series)
Shreveport Operator
- Outpost in Space ... (as Frankie Ray)
- Flight Plan ... Shreveport Operator (as Frank Ray)
 1957 Carnival Rock
Billy (as Frankie Ray)
 1956 The NBC Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Minor Role
- Episode #1.17 (1956) ... Minor Role (as Frankie Ray)
 1955 New Orleans Uncensored
Deuce (as Frankie Ray)
Show Show Writer (15 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Frankie Ray Perelli | Frankie Ray Perilli | Frank Perilli | Frankie Ray | Frank Ray

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[on Buddy Hackett] When I was collecting money to bury Lenny [Lenny Bruce] I thought that Buddy would give us a lot. He didn't even answer the telegram. The people that Lenny used to make fun of, like Milton Berle, Jack Benny, George Burns--they are the ones that gave money for the funeral. They all sent money. Buddy, I don't know, I never did find out . . . I think maybe when Lenny was loaded ... See more »

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