Nov. 21st, 1927
New York City, New York, USA
Joseph Campanella's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1995 - Search for the Great Sharks
1994 - Save Me
1990 - No Retreat, No Surrender 3: Blood Brothers
1979 - Meteor
1972 - Ben
1972 - Silent Running
1967 - The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
1960 - Murder, Inc.
Guest TV Roles
Dr. Curt Connors (Voiced)
Judge Joseph Camp
Capt. Ralph Lee
Judge John Fredericks
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- Shares a birthday with 'Björk (I)' (qv), 'Goldie Hawn' (qv), 'Rachel Rogers (II)' (qv), 'Nicollette Sheridan' (qv), & 'Juliet Mills' (qv)
- Campanella became one of the youngest-ever skippers in the wartime navy.
- Two of Joseph's sons (Rob and Dominic) played in the LA Psychedelic Rock band, The Quarter After.
- The voice of Berkshire Control in the classic science fiction movie _Silent Running (1972)_ (qv).
- He went on to attend Columbia University, then began his acting career on the New York stage and in TV soap operas.
- Received a 1962 Tony nomination as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for his performance in "A Gift of Time", which was written and directed by 'Garson Kanin' (qv), and which starred 'Henry Fonda' (qv) and 'Olivia de Havilland' (qv).
- His father, a Sicilian immigrant, was an early member of the American Federation of Musicians. As a result, he remained active in liberal "underdog" political causes all his life.
- Honorary sheriff of Toluca Lake, California
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