Robert Costanzo

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Robert Costanzo
Born Robert Jason Costanzo
(1942-11-20) November 20, 1942 (age 71)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Other names See Also Credited As
Occupation Actor
Years active 1975–present

Robert Jason Costanzo (born October 20, 1942) is an American actor. He has an acting career spanning over thirty years and is often found playing surly New York types such as crooks, low level workers and policemen, and mixes both drama and comedy roles. Costanzo is also a prominent voice actor, and often serves as a voice double for fellow actor and friend Danny DeVito.

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he is the son of actor Carmine Constanzo.[1]

His first role was in the 1975 movie Dog Day Afternoon playing a cop, although this was an uncredited part.[2] This was followed by a role as a paint store customer in the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever. Other movie roles include Total Recall, Die Hard 2, Dick Tracy, City Slickers, and Down and Derby. His television appearances are varied, with him appearing in Boston Legal, Hannah Montana, Friends, Days of our Lives, The Golden Girls and numerous other series. He also starred as Commissioner Stenchler in the Sega CD game Sewer Shark.

He is also a cartoon voice actor and has done voices on shows including The Fairly Oddparents, The Zeta Project, House of Mouse, Duckman, Bonkers, and Random! Cartoons, among others. He also did the voice of Detective Harvey Bullock on Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures and Static Shock, as well as in the theatrical release Mask of the Phantasm, and the video releases Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero, and Mystery of the Batwoman, He also played a vocal role in the 2010 video game Mafia II as Joe Barbaro and Frederico "Fat Derek" Pappalardo.

He played softball in Los Angeles with actors Bruno Kirby and Leo Rossi in the late 1970s.

Recently, he returned to the role of Harvey Bullock for the release of Batman: Arkham Origins in 2013.

Also credited as[edit]

  • Robert Castanzo
  • Robert Constanzo
  • Robert Costanza
  • Bobby Costanzo
  • Bob Costanza
  • Robert P. Costanzo

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