Arthur J. Nascarella

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Arthur J. Nascarella
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Born (1944-11-18) November 18, 1944 (age 72)
Suffolk County, New York, United States
Other names Arthur Nascarella, Arthur Valero
Years active 1994–present

Arthur J. Nascarella (born November 18, 1944) is an American actor who has appeared in dozens of films, most often playing a mobster or police officer. Among his notable film credits include a corrupt cop in Cop Land (1997), the hypocritical ambulance Captain Barney in Martin Scorsese's film Bringing Out The Dead (1999) and fed-up casino boss, Nicky "Fingers" Bonnatto in The Cooler (2003). He's played roles in the Spike Lee joints New Jersey Drive (1995), Clockers (1995), He Got Game (1998), and Summer of Sam (1999). He also appeared and played roles in the films A Brooklyn State of Mind (1997), Witness to the Mob (1998), Happiness (1998), 54 (1998), Enemy of the State (1998), Knockaround Guys (2001), WiseGirls (2002), Running Scared (2006), World Trade Center (2006), Yonkers Joe (2008), and Solitary Man (2009).

He played fictional mobster and Capo Carlo Gervasi in the hit TV-series The Sopranos.

He currently appears on the Showtime series Billions as a local pizza shop owner.

Before he became an actor, Nascarella was a 21-year veteran of the NYPD. He also served eight years in the United States Marine Corps.

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