Gerry Mendicino

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Gerry Mendicino
Born Gennaro Mendicino
(1950-05-18) May 18, 1950 (age 66)
North Bay, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1971–present

Gennaro "Gerry" Mendicino (born May 18, 1950) is a Canadian actor.

Throughout his career he has been able to play various and versatile characters. He began on the television series King of Kensington and went on to host the TV series Polka Dot Door. He portrayed Sam Ramone in the television series Ready or Not. Other significant roles include Uncle Taki in My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Dominic in Kung Fu: The Legend Continues.


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Bedroom Eyes Man in Hallway
1988 Milk and Honey
1990 Gate 2: The Trespassers Maitre d'
1991 If Looks Could Kill Herb Corben
1992 Edsville Mechanic / Organist Short film
1993 Change of Heart Raoul
1994 Foreign Bodies
1994 Circle Game, TheThe Circle Game Officer Walchuk
1996 No One Could Protect Her Officer Lasser
1997 That Old Feeling Maitre d'
1997 Wrong Guy, TheThe Wrong Guy Teamster
1998 Big Hit, TheThe Big Hit Slave Trader
1998 Dirty Work Manetti
2000 Woman Wanted Vinnie
2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Uncle Taki
2002 Between Strangers Detective
2002 Saint Monica Frank
2004 Hole in One, AA Hole in One Johnnie
2004 Moss Jacob Schump Short film
2005 Looking for Angelina Mazzei
2005 Perfect Man, TheThe Perfect Man Market Co-worker
2005 Short Tongue Freddy Fat Doney Short film
2006 Lucky Number Slevin Benny Begin
2006 Homie Spumoni Rosa's Owner
2007 Hairspray Drunk
2008 Lucky 10 Bar Owner Short film
2008 Blindness Silver Haired Doctor
2009 Saw VI Hank
2009 Ache, TheThe Ache Dr. Howell
2010 Dogfather, TheThe Dogfather Don Tazio
2012 Havana 57 Captain Ramiro Ibanez
2014 Americanistan Old Man Short film
2014 Dr. Cabbie Bruno Babagelata
2015 Life Tailor
Year Title Role Notes
1971 Polka Dot Door Host TV series
1975 King of Kensington Carlo Episode: "The Christmas Show"
1977 King of Kensington Vito Episode: "Gladys' Restaurant"
1982 Seeing Things Episode: "Eyes Too Big for His Stomach"
1986 Park Is Mine, TheThe Park Is Mine Landers TV movie
1986 Night Heat Episode: "Dead Ringer"
Episode: "Vantage Point"
1987 Night Heat Episode: "And Baby Makes Grief"
1988 Katts and Dog Episode: "The Hit"
1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Lt. Jack Snyder Episode: "Full Disclosure"
1988 Street Legal Captain Mastromantei Episode: "A Powerful Prison Story"
1989 War of the Worlds T.J. Episode: "The Angel of Death"
1990 On Thin Ice: The Tai Babilonia Story TV movie
1992 Street Legal Doctor Episode: "November"
1992 Forever Knight Episode: "Dying for Fame"
1992 In the Eyes of a Stranger TV movie
1993 Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembeneck Story Fortyish Man TV movie
1993 Matrix Matrix's Father Episode: "Lapses in Memory"
1993–1997 Ready or Not Sam Ramone 31 episodes
1994 Forever Knight Councillor Cardelli Episode: "Faithful Followers"
1994 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Dominic Episode: "May I Ride with You"
1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Dominic Episode: "May I Walk with You"
1995 Dark Eyes Fred Kantor Episode: "Pilot"
1995 Hardy Boys, TheThe Hardy Boys Demetrius Episode: "Say Cheese"
1995 Degree of Guilt Ramon TV movie
1995 Sugartime Libonati TV movie
1995 Goosebumps Nila's Driver Episode: "Return of the Mummy"
1996 Traders Moran Episode: "The Enemy Without"
1996 Double Jeopardy Priest TV movie
1996 Husband, a Wife and a Lover, AA Husband, a Wife and a Lover Gary Reynolds TV movie
1996 Gotti Peter Gotti TV movie
1997 La Femme Nikita George Hardin Episode: "Charity"
1997 Any Mother's Son Judge TV movie
1997 Let Me Call You Sweetheart TV movie
1998 Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science Mike Episode: "The Queen of Cons"
1998 Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Niko Andonowski Episode: "The Labyrinth"
1998 Fixer, TheThe Fixer Sergeant Sokates TV movie
1998 Last Don, TheThe Last Don Don Migliaccio TV miniseries
1998 Naked City: A Killer Christmas Tony TV movie
1999 Omertà – Le dernier des hommes d'honneur The Don TV series
1999 Wrong Girl, TheThe Wrong Girl Mr. Drake TV movie
1999 Rocky Marciano Emcee TV movie
1999 Vendetta Charles Mantranga TV movie
1999 Execution of Justice Deputy Sheriff TV movie
1999 Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business Chief Thorpe TV movie
1999 Relic Hunter Dimitri Vordalos Episode: "Myth of the Maze"
1999–2000 Avengers: United They Stand, TheThe Avengers: United They Stand Taurus / Cornelius Van Lundt (voice) 4 episodes
2000 Tale of Two Bunnies, AA Tale of Two Bunnies Norm Hellman TV movie
2000 Twice in a Lifetime Ernesto Javier Lopez Episode: "Expose"
2001 Twice in a Lifetime Vince Santorini Episode: "Mama Mia"
2001 Relic Hunter Kalifa Episode: "Out of the Past"
2001 Boss of Bosses Father Vicente TV movie
2001 Wild Iris Vito Delgaccio TV movie
2001 Tracker Nicholas Tavoulis Episode: "Trust"
2001 Blue Murder Sal Farentino Episode: "Collateral Damage"
2001 Stolen Miracle Mary's landlord TV movie
2002 Guilt by Association Warden Fletcher TV movie
2002 Interrogation of Michael Crowe, TheThe Interrogation of Michael Crowe Judge John Thompson TV movie
2003 Last Chapter II: The War Continues, TheThe Last Chapter II: The War Continues Don Rizzi TV miniseries
2003 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Ron Randall / Ronnie Sloane Episode: "The Hunter"
2003 DC 9/11: Time of Crisis CIA Director George Tenet TV movie
2004 Il duce canadese Cederna TV miniseries
2004 Missing Mr. Marone Episode: "Lost Sister"
2004 Doc Mr. Harlow Episode: "Choices of the Heart"
2004 Reversible Errors Gus Leonidas TV movie
2004 What Katy Did Signor Rinaldo TV movie
2004 Degrassi: The Next Generation Detective Episode: "Time Stands Still: Part 2"
2004 Kevin Hill Judge Thomas Meadows Episode: "Full Metal Jessie"
2005 Mayday Captain El Habashi Episode: "Death and Denial"
2006 Mayday Captain Germano Episode: "Hidden Danger"
2007 72 Hours: True Crime David Lopez Episode: "Dead End"
2008 Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid Nikos TV movie
2009 Mayday Frans Wenas Episode: "The Plane That Vanished"
2009 Listener, TheThe Listener Demir Bey Episode: "Missing"
2009 Ron James Show, TheThe Ron James Show Episode: "Who Dies Best"
2010 Bridge, TheThe Bridge Hector Episode: "Red Door/Paint It Black"
2011 Desperately Seeking Santa Mr. Moretti TV movie

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