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Paul Porcasi Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Paul Porcasi was born on January 1, 1879 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He was an actor, known for Morocco (1930), Broadway (1929) and Red-Haired Alibi (1932). He died on August 8, 1946 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Trivia (4)

Memorable as "Nick the Greek" in 'Broadway' (1929).
Performed infrequently on Broadway from 1916-1928. Porcasi ended his theatrical career in the smash hit "Broadway" as Nick Verdis that ran from Sept. 16, 1926 to Feb. 11, 1928 (603 performances) at the Broadhurst Theatre.
Began his career as an opera singer in his native Sicily.
Character actor noted for his portrayals of tough, often cigar-puffing men of authority, none of whom would ever tolerate sass from an underling. He might have cautioned, "I don't wanna hear no lip from nobody - get me?".

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