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Saviola in November 2010
July 16, 1950 |
The Bronx, New York City, New York
Camille Saviola (born July 16, 1950) is an American actress.
Saviola was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, the daughter of Mary (née d'Esopo) and Michael Saviola. She grew up near Yankee Stadium and graduated from the High School of Music and Art, then attended college for one year before dropping out to get into acting. Camille became lead singer of the Margo Lewis Explosion rock band in the 1970s and was signed to a disco contract in the late 1970s.
Throughout the next 25 years, Saviola would perform in theater, television, and films. She is best known for her supporting roles as an Italian, Latino or Jewish character. She also appeared as a Bajoran religious leader, Kai Opaka, in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
In addition to her performance as Mama Maddelena in Tommy Tune's original Broadway production of "Nine", Broadway audiences have seen her as another Mama; Matron Mama Morton in the revival of "Chicago". She received a CableACE Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a made-for-cable movie for Nightlife.
|1984||Broadway Danny Rose||Lady at Party|
|1985||The Purple Rose of Cairo||Olga|
|1985||Remington Steele||Shirley Tannenbaum||Episode: "Steele in the Chips"|
|1986||Weekend Warriors||Betty Beep|
|1987||CBS Summer Playhouse||Belle Meyers||Episode: "Son of Gunz"|
|1989||Penn & Teller Get Killed||Airport Security Guard|
|1989||Last Exit to Brooklyn||Ella|
|1989||Baby Boom||Ofelia||Episode: "When It Rains"|
|1991||Queens Logic||Madame Rosa|
|1991||All I Want for Christmas||Sonya|
|1992||Shadows and Fog||Landlady|
|1992||L.A. Law||Dr. Bernardi||Episode: "Christmas Stalking"|
|1992||The Heights||Shelley Abramowitz||6 episodes|
|1992-1993||Civil Wars||Louise Iannello||Episode: "Captain Kangaroo Court"
Episode: "Denise and De Nuptials"
Episode: "Mob Psychology"
|1993||Addams Family Values||Concetta|
|1994||Friends||The Horrible Woman||Episode: "The One With the East German Laundry Detergent"|
|1995||Stuart Saves His Family||Roz Weinstock|
|1995||Hope & Gloria||Cookie||Episode: "Love with an Improper Stranger"
Episode: "Salon, It's Been Good to Know You"
|1995||The West Side Waltz||TV Movie|
|1995||NYPD Blue||Episode: Curt|
|1993-1996||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||Kai Opaka||Episode: "Accession"
Episode: "The Collaborator"
Episode: "Battle Lines"
|1997||Living Single||Mabel||Episode: "He's The One"|
|1998||L.A. Doctors||Maureen Hart||Episode: "Nate Expectations|
|1999||Becker||Mrs. Corigliani||Episode: "P.C. World"|
|2000||JAG||Janet Vitaglianso||Episode: "Florida Straits"|
|2001||Some of My Best Friends||Connie Zito||Episode: "Pilot"
Episode: "Scenes from an Italian Party"
Episode: "The Marriage Counselor"
|2002||First Monday||Justice Esther Weisenberg||13 episodes|
|2004||ER||Margaret||Episode: "Twas the Night"|
|2002-2005||Judging Amy||Molly Babitz
Atty. Molly Babitz
Mr. Powell's Attorney
|Episode: "Getting Out"
Episode: "The Song That Never Ends"
Episode: "Lost and Found"
|2005||E-Ring||Secretary of Colonel McNulty||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2007||Lez Be Friends||Older Ritta|
|2007||Standoff||Sofia Marcovich||Episode: "Severance"|
|2008||Saving Grace||Burn unit nurse||Episode: "Are You an Indian Princess?"|
|2008||Without a Trace||Camilla Russo||Episode: "Push Comes to Shove"|
|2006-2009||Entourage||Turtle's Mom||Episode: "One Car, Two Car, Red Car, Blue Car"
Episode: "Return to Queens Blvd"
|2009||Nip/Tuck||Agent Sonja Thomas||Episode: "Wesley Clovis"|
|2012||Silent But Deadly||Fanny|
|2015||To Whom It May Concern||Miss Bloomfield|
|2015||Staten Island Summer||Mrs. Bandini|
- "Camille Saviola Biography (1950-)". Filmreference.com. 1950-07-16. Retrieved 2010-08-04.