Joe Spinell  

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Joe Spinell (born Joseph Spagnuolo; October 28, 1936 – January 13, 1989) was an American character actor who appeared in numerous films in the 1970s and 1980s, as well as various stage productions on and off Broadway.



Feature films
Year Title Role Notes
1972 The Godfather Willie Cicci Uncredited; small role
1973 Cops and Robbers Marty minor role
The Seven-Ups Toredano minor role
1974 The Godfather Part II Willie Cicci supporting role
1975 Rancho Deluxe Mr. Coleson small role
Farewell, My Lovely Nick small role
92 in the Shade Ollie Slatt minor role
1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village Cop small role
Taxi Driver Personnel Officer small role
Stay Hungry Jabo minor role
Rocky Tony Gazzo supporting role
1977 Sorcerer Spider small role
1978 Nunzio Angelo minor role
Big Wednesday Psychologist small role
Paradise Alley Burp minor role
The One Man Jury Mika Abatino supporting role
Starcrash Count Zarth Arn supporting role
1979 Last Embrace Man in Cantina small role
Winter Kills Arthur Fletcher small role
Rocky II Tony Gazzo supporting role
The Little Dragons Yancey small role
1980 Cruising Patrolman DiSimone minor role
The Ninth Configuration Lt. Spinell minor role
Forbidden Zone Squeezeit's Father small role
Maniac Frank Zito lead role
Brubaker Floyd Birdwell supporting role
Melvin and Howard Go-Go Club Owner Uncredited; small role
The First Deadly Sin Charles Lipsky minor role
1981 Nighthawks Lt. Munafo supporting role
1982 National Lampoon Goes to the Movies Talent Agent / Beauty Show M.C. ("Success Wanters"); small role
Night Shift Manetti small role
The Last Horror Film Vinny Durand also known as Fanatic; lead role
Monsignor Bride's Father small role
One Down, Two To Go Joe Spangler small role
1983 Vigilante Eisenberg minor role
Losin' It U.S. Customs Policeman small role
Eureka Pete small role
The Last Fight The Boss minor role
1985 Walking the Edge Brusstar supporting role
1986 The Whoopee Boys Guido Antonucci small role
Hollywood Harry Max Caldwell supporting role
Maniac 2: Mr. Robbie Mr. Robbie Short film; lead role
The Messenger Rico small role
1987 The Pick-up Artist Eddie small role
Deadly Illusion Hit Man small role
1988 Operation Warzone Brig. Gen. George Delevane supporting role
Married to the Mob Leonard 'Tiptoes' Mazzilli (scenes deleted); small role
The Undertaker Roscoe lead role
1989 Rapid Fire Hanson supporting role


Year Title Role Notes
1975 Strike Force Sol Terranova supporting role
1977 The Godfather Saga Willie Cicci Archive footage from the previous two Godfather films
1979 Vampire Captain Desher minor role
1980 Nightside Michael Vincent minor role
1983 Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer Escobar small role
1985 Out of the Darkness Jim Halsey minor role
1986 The Equalizer Mob Boss Episode #1.16 'Wash Up'; minor role
1986 The Children of Times Square Street Vendor small role
1986 Blood Ties Joey minor role
1986-1987 Night Heat Various roles 3 episodes

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