Nick Mancuso, 2009.
|Born||Nicodemo Antonio Massimo Mancuso
Mammola, Calabria, Italy
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Playwright, Poet, Artist, Teacher, Screenwriter, Producer|
Nicodemo Antonio Massimo "Nick" Mancuso is a Canadian cinema and stage actor.
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Mancuso was born in Mammola, Calabria, Italy and emmigrated to Canada in 1956. Mancuso is probably best known for his roles as the antichrist (Franco Macalousso) in the Apocalypse series of films produced by Cloud Ten Pictures, and for his starring role in the 1985-87 NBC action series, Stingray.
In the early 1980s Nick Mancuso had the title role in Ticket to Heaven in which he played the part of a David Kappel a non observant Jewish teacher in Toronto. His girlfriend leaves him and he visits San Francisco to find his footing and see an old friend. He is lured into spending a weekend at a camp that is actually the recruiting and indoctrination center for a religious cult. It becomes apparent that this film is based on the Unification Church.
Among the other roles Mancuso has taken on there was the role of Holden Downes in Captured. In this sometime violent film. He played the part of a real estate tycoon on the edge. Because of business problems his anger builds & builds up. He comes across some thieves who are out to rob him and takes his anger out on them. Instead, he turns the tables on them and making them the victims.
Mancuso's first marriage took place in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, on 24/26 May 1981 to Lady Patricia Pelham-Clinton-Hope (born Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, 20 July 1949), daughter of the 9th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, film actress on two occasions, on Mask (1985) as Canuck's Girl and on Tales from the Darkside, episode "A New Lease on Life" (1986) as Helen Tanner. She was a former wife of Alan Parker, whom she married on 1 December 1971 and divorced in 1974. They divorced in 1983, when she reverted to her maiden name, and had no children. In 2003 and in February 2008 she was living in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida with her natural son Dorian Henry Navarr Pelham-Clinton-Kole, born in 1990, who is autistic.
In 1998 Mancuso married his third wife actress Nadia Capone, whom he divorced in 2006. She gave him his only child.
- 1974 : Red Emma (TV)
- 1974 : Black Christmas : The Prowler / Phone voice
- 1976 : A Sweeter Song : Manuel
- 1978 : Dr. Scorpion (TV) : John Shackelford
- 1979 : The House on Garibaldi Street (TV) : Ari
- 1979 : Nightwing : Youngman Duran
- 1980 : Scrupules ("Scruples") (feuilleton TV) : Vito Orsini
- 1980 : Le Bateau de la mort (Death Ship) : Nick
- 1981 : Ticket to Heaven : David
- 1982 : The Legend of Walks Far Woman (TV) : Horses Ghost
- 1982 : La Fièvre de l'or (Mother Lode) : Jean Dupre
- 1983 : Feel the Heat (série TV) : Andy Thorn
- 1983 : Maria Chapdelaine : François Paradis
- 1983 : Desperate Intruder (TV) : Mike
- 1983 : Tell Me That You Love Me : Dan
- 1984 : Heartbreakers : Eli
- 1984 : Blame It on the Night : Chris Dalton
- 1984 : Paroles et Musique : Peter
- 1985 : Death of an Angel : Father Angel
- 1985 : Stingray (TV series) : Ray
- 1985 : Embassy (TV) : Harry Brackett
- 1985 : Night Magic : Michael
- 1986 : Half a Lifetime (TV) : Toby
- 1987 : The King of Love (TV)
- 1990 : Last Train Home (TV) : Sam Steele
- 1990 : Frontière du crime (Double Identity) (TV) : Paul Flemming
- 1990 : Liaison brûlante (Burning Bridges) (TV) : Peter Hollinger
- 1991 : Lena's Holiday : Flynn
- 1991 : Milena : Jaromir
- 1991 : Fatal Exposure (TV) : Carl Stone
- 1991 : Lies Before Kisses (TV) : Sonny
- 1991 : Vendetta: Secrets of a Mafia Bride (TV) : Danny LaManna
- 1992 : Rapid Fire : Antonio Serrano
- 1992 : Somebody's Daughter (TV) : Noah Canaan
- 1992 : Under Siege : Tom Breaker
- 1993 : Matrix (TV series) : Steven Matrix
- 1993 : Wild Palms ("Wild Palms") (feuilleton TV) : Tully Woiwode
- 1993 : Message from Nam (TV) : Capt. Bill Quinn
- 1994 : Vitrine sur meurtre (Flinch) : Miles Raymond
- 1994 : For the Love of Aaron (TV) : Stuart Singer
- 1994 : Suspicious Agenda : Jimmy Davane
- 1995 : The Takeover (vidéo) : Anthony Vilachi
- 1995 : Young Ivanhoe (TV) : De Bourget
- 1995 : Arbalète et rock'n roll (A Young Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court) : King Arthur
- 1995 : Under Siege 2: Dark Territory : Tom Breaker
- 1996 : Twists of Terror (TV) : Crenshaw
- 1996 : Sealed With a Kiss (TV) : Barry Kuda
- 1996 : Marquis de Sade : Marquis de Sade
- 1996 : Les Amants de rivière rouge (feuilleton TV) : O'Connor
- 1996 : Once You Meet a Stranger (TV)
- 1996 : Vows of Deception (TV) : Matt Harding
- 1997 : Against the Law : Det. John Shepard
- 1997 : Question de confiance (Matter of Trust) : Peter Marsh
- 1997 : Piégée (Laws of Deception) : Det. Sgt. Lou Mather
- 1997 : The Ex : David Kenyon
- 1997 : Invasion Alien (The Invader) : Willard
- 1997 : Let Me Call You Sweetheart (TV)
- 1998 : Harlequin's Loving Evangeline : Robert Cannon
- 1998 : Loyal Opposition: Terror in the White House (TV) : General Metzger
- 1998 : Provocateur : Toynbey Bates
- 1998 : Misbegotten : Paul Bourke
- 1998 : Past Perfect : Stone
- 1998 : Captured (vidéo) : Holden Downs
- 1998 : Programmés pour tuer (Perfect Assassins) (TV) : Samuel Greely
- 1999 : Revelation : Franco Macalousso
- 1999 : Total Recall 2070 (TV) : Richard Collector
- 1999 : Question of Privilege : Steven Healy
- 2000 : Tribulation : Franco Macalousso
- 2000 : Call of the Wild (TV series) : John Thornton
- 2000 : Jack of Hearts : Roy Murcant
- 2001 : Judgment : Franco Macalousso
- 2001 : La Mort en blanc (Avalanche Alley) (TV) : Scott
- 2001 : The Secret Pact : Dominic Patton
- 2002 : Time of Fear : Jack Barone
- 2002 : Dancing at the Harvest Moon (TV)
- 2003 : Firefight : George
- 2003 : Lightning: Bolts of Destruction (TV) : General Fields
- 2004 : Brave New Girl (TV) : Ditz's Father
- 2004 : The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled (vidéo) : Yehudah
- 2004 : Lives of the Saints (TV) : Mario Innocente
- 2005 : Dreaming on Christmas : Sid
- 2005 : Today You Die : Agent Saunders
- 2005 : Betting On Love (TV) : Arnie Tannenbaum
- 2005 : In the Mix : Salvatore
- 2006 : Night of Terror (TV) : Richard Grant
- 2007 : Vanessa : "Mr. Bennet"
- 2008 : The Wrong Mr. Johnson : "Jim Johnson"
- 2008 : Contract Killers : "Witkoff"
- 2009 : Deadtime Stories 2 : "Swan"
- 2009 : Rise of the Gargoyles : "Father Gable"
- 2009 : ZOS: Zone of Separation : "Dragan Michailov"
- 2009 : Death Warrior : "Ivan"
- 2009 : Lost Soul : "Dr. Charles Crowther"
- 2009 : Napoleonic : "Adam Trufant"
- 2009 : Violent Blue : "Pietro"
- 2009 : The Last Gamble : "Nick"
- 2009 : Bruco : "Dead Father, Mario"
- 2010 : Napoleonic "Adam Trufant (short)
- 2015 : Born Dead
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- Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, 1982, for role in film Ticket to Heaven
- Best Actor, Houston Film Festival, 1982, for role in film Ticket to Heaven
- Best Actor, Taormina Film Festival, 1982, for role in film Ticket to Heaven
- Best Actor, Academy of Family Films and Family Television, for role in film Ticket to Heaven
- Best Actor, Houston Film Festival, 1986, for role in film Heartbreakers
- National Film Review—1985, Best Ten Pictures, Maria Chapdelaine
- Lifetime Achievement Award, Toronto Italian Film Festival, June, 2005