September 29, 1947 |
Brockport, New York, U.S.
Martin Ferrero (born September 29, 1947) is an American stage and film actor.
Life and career
Ferrero was born in Brockport, New York. He joined the California Actors Theater in Los Gatos, California. In 1979, he moved to Los Angeles and began to act in Hollywood. He is widely remembered for his role as the ill-fated lawyer Donald Gennaro in Jurassic Park (1993). He is also remembered as a regular on the 1980s TV series Miami Vice for playing the comic relief character Izzy Moreno, an informant with a malapropism infused Cuban accent and involved in a variety of outlandish business ventures. Less well known is that he appeared in the pilot episode as assassin Trini DeSoto. He also guest-starred on an episode of Cheers ("Rescue Me", season 3), playing the role of an Italian waiter. In addition, he has appeared in Get Shorty (1995), Gods and Monsters (1998), and The Tailor of Panama (2001).
|1982||I Ought to Be in Pictures||Monte Del Rey|
|1986||Modern Girls||Music Video Director|
|1987||Planes, Trains & Automobiles||Second Motel Clerk|
|1992||Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot||Paulie|
|1993||Jurassic Park||Donald Gennaro|
|1995||Get Shorty||Tommy Carlo|
|1998||Gods and Monsters||George Cukor|
|2001||Air Bud: World Pup||Snerbert (voice)|
|The Tailor of Panama||Teddy, the Reporter|
|1979||The Ropers||Salesman||Episode: "Puppy Love"|
|Soap||Waiter||Episode: "Episode #3.6"|
|1981||M*A*S*H||Wounded man in jeep||Episode: "That's Show Biz"|
|1985||Hill Street Blues||Alan "Rambo" Branford||Episode: "Somewhere Over The Rambo"|
|Cheers||Waiter||Episode: "Rescue Me"|
|1984–1989||Miami Vice||Izzy Moreno
|1988||L.A. Law||Julius Goldfarb / The Salamander||Episode: "Leapin' Lizards"|
|1990||Shannon's Deal||Lou Gondolf|
|1996||Nash Bridges||Vincenzo 'Vince' Diamond||Episode: "Javelin Catcher"|
|1997||The Practice||Sam Feldberg||Episode: "Save the Mule"|
|1998||The X-Files||Shooter||Episode: "The End"|
|2000||Ali: An American Hero||Angelo Dundee||(TV movie)|
|2011||CollegeHumor Originals||Donald Gennaro||Episode: "Jurassic Park Character's Awful Realization"|
|2017||Jimmy Kimmel Live!||Himself
|Episode: David Muir, Pedro Pescal, Music from Mariah Carey|
- "Home Page - Antaeus Theatre Company". Antaeus.org. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
- "Jurassic Park Character's Awful Realization - CollegeHumor Video". Collegehumor.com. 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2017-03-14.