Paul Porcasi

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Paul Porcasi
Paul Porcasi in Broadway (1929 film).jpg
Still from Broadway (1929)
Born (1879-01-01)1 January 1879
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Died 8 August 1946(1946-08-08) (aged 67)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Resting place Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City
Occupation Actor
Years active 1917-1945

Paul Porcasi (January 1, 1879 – August 8, 1946) was an Italian film actor. He appeared in 142 films between 1917 and 1945.


Porcasi was born in Palermo, Sicily. Porcasi performed infrequently on Broadway from 1916 to 1928. He ended his theatrical career in the smash hit "Broadway" as Nick Verdis that ran from September 16, 1926 to February 11, 1928 (603 performances) at the Broadhurst Theatre. Porcasi was memorable as "Nick the Greek" in Universal's Broadway (1929). French actress Yola d'Avril portrayed his daughter, Madame Feronde, in MGM's adventure film Tarzan and His Mate (1934).

Porcasi died on August 8, 1946 in Hollywood, California.

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