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|Born||Alfred Benito Mancini
November 13, 1932
Steubenville, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||November 12, 2007
London, Ohio, U.S.
|Occupation||American film/stage/television actor, writer|
|Spouse(s)||Carlyn Clayton (1973-19??; divorced)
Denny Dayviss (1965-19??; divorced)
Alfred Benito "Al" Mancini (November 13, 1932 – November 12, 2007) was an American stage, television and film actor, born in Steubenville, Ohio.
In 1960, he appeared in Ted Flicker's improvisational group The Premise Off-Broadway, and transferred with the show to the Comedy Theatre in London's West End. From there, he graduated to writing and performing for the British satire show That Was the Week That Was (popularly known as TW3) on BBC television, for producer Ned Sherrin and David Frost. Staying in London for several years, his foremost film role was as Tassos Bravos in Robert Aldrich's The Dirty Dozen (1967), and he later reunited with one of his co-stars Ben Carruthers in the 1968 film To Grab the Ring. Also in 1967 he appeared as the Announcer in The Prisoner episode 'The General'. In 1970, he appeared as Lieutenant Andy Conroy in the UFO episodes "The Cat with Ten Lives" and "Mindbender". In 1974, on British television, he played Captain Harry Nugent in the second series of BBC's Colditz.
He returned to the United States in the mid-1970s, appearing in several films including Miller's Crossing (1990), Loose Cannons (1990), The Public Eye (1992) and Falling Down (1993). His last role, in 2005, was on an episode of Joan of Arcadia. He taught acting for over 30 years at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, and wrote for television.
- The Secret Agents (1965)
- The Dirty Dozen (1967) - Tassos Bravos
- To Grab the Ring (1968) - David Knight
- Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968) - Portuguese Chauffeur
- Welcome to the Club (1971) - Pvt. Marcantonio
- Madame Sin (1972) - Fisherman
- Go for a Take (1972) - 'South American' Director
- De dwaze Lotgevallen van Sherlock Jones (1975) - Don Rattazzi
- Turk 182 (1985) - Irate Man on TV
- Agent on Ice (1986) - Uncle Tony
- The Delos Adventure (1987) - Koutsavaki
- Big Business (1988) - Waiter
- Loose Cannons (1990) - Man Tenant
- Mission Manila (1990) - Costelo
- Far Out Man (1990) - Fresno Detective
- Miller's Crossing (1990) - Tic-Tac
- The Public Eye (1992) - Camera Shop Clerk
- Falling Down (1993) - Jim (Golfer)
- My Summer Story (1994) - Zudoc, The Old Man's fishing buddy
- Babe: Pig in the City (1998) - Fish (voice)
- The Joyriders (1999) - Older Man at Movie
- Mid-Century (2002) - Dr. Werner
- Hayward, Anthony (December 22, 2007). "Al Mancini: Actor in 'The Dirty Dozen'". The Independent. Retrieved March 25, 2008.
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