Joseph Gian

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Joseph Giangrosso
Also known as Joey Gian
Born (1961-07-13) July 13, 1961 (age 55)
Origin North Miami Beach, FL, United States
Genres Easy listening
Soundtracks
Soul
Occupation(s) Vocalist
Songwriter
Actor
Years active 1986–present
Labels Various (USA)
Website JoeyGian.com

Joseph Gian (born July 13, 1961) is an American actor and singer, probably best known for his role as Detective Tom Ryan in the television series Knots Landing. He appeared on the program from 1989 to 1991 and again in 1993. Gian was the male vocalist champion in the 1986 edition of Star Search.[citation needed]

He played openly gay police officer Rick Silardi in the series Hooperman which ran from 1987 to 1989. He also played Kenny Bannerman in several episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1996.

His film credits include roles in Blue Skies Again (1983), A Night in Heaven (1983), The Night Stalker (1987), Death Before Dishonor (1987), Blackout (1988) and Mad About You (1989).

In more recent years, Gian has been performing in Las Vegas.

He also sang the theme song of Special Agent Oso.

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