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 Joseph Campanella

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Joseph Campanella

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 16 May 2018 (aged 93)
Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 189791583 View Source
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Actor. He was best known for his many character roles on both film and television during a career that span six decades. Born Joseph Anthony Campanella, he served in the United States Navy, as one of its youngest commanders, during the Second World War. After the war, he attended both Manhattan University and Columbia University, where he studied drama. His first television acting role came on the television series "Suspense" in 1952. He went on to appear in many television series during his career with such credits as "Naked City", "The Doctors and the Nurses," "The Fugitive," "Days of our Lives", "The Bold Ones: The Lawyers," "Mannix," "One Day at a Time," "The Colbys," "Melrose Place," "The Practice," and "The Bold and the Beautiful." He made his film debut in the 1960 film "Murder, Inc." He later appeared in such films as "The Young Lovers" (1964), "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre" (1967), "Ben" (1972), "Meteor" (1979), "Hangar 18" (1980), "Club Fed" (1990), "Dust" (1997), and "For Heaven's Sake" (2008). He also did voice work for various animated series, documentaries, and business commercials during his career. He made several appearances on the Broadway stage during his career and earned a Tony Award nomination for his work in "A Gift of Time." He also earned Emmy Award nominations for both his work on "Mannix" and "Days of our Lives."

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye

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