Aug. 24th, 1949
New York, USA
Joe Regalbuto's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Bottle Shock
2001 - Mockingbird Don't Sing
1987 - The Sicilian
1986 - Raw Deal
1983 - The Star Chamber
1982 - Honkytonk Man
1982 - Missing
1982 - The Sword and the Sorcerer
1977 - The Goodbye Girl
Guest TV Roles
Richard McIntyre (Voiced)
Don Eddie Rice
Detective Andy Harmon
Joe Regalbuto (born August 24, 1949) is an American actor and director known for his role as Frank Fontana on the CBS television comedy Murphy Brown.
Early Life Regalbuto graduated from New Milford High School in New Milford, New Jersey in 1967.
Career Regalbuto also starred in the 1986 TV movie Fuzz Bucket and the short-lived series Street Hawk. He played a supporting role in the critically acclaimed film Missing in 1982. Also in 1982, Regalbuto played Darius, in the cult sci-fi/fantasy The Sword and the Sorcerer. In 2008, he had a small role in the movie Bottle Shock.
Late in the series, Regalbuto directed more than 20 episodes of Murphy Brown. He also has directed episodes of Titus, The George Lopez Show, Wizards of Waverly Place and other television programs. Regalbuto also was an early spokesman for DirecTV when it first came out.
In 2002, he appeared on the final season (5th) of the Ally McBeal TV series, episode 10, "One Hundred Tears", as Harvey Hall, a man who believed he could fly, using wings of his own making.
In 2008, he had guest roles in the TV series Ghost Whisperer and Criminal Minds. In 2009, Regalbuto had a guest appearance on NCIS.
In 1988, he played the part of Rebecca Hollingworth's boyfriend in the TV series The Golden Girls.
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