Ray Abruzzo

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Ray Abruzzo
Born (1954-08-12) August 12, 1954 (age 65)
OccupationTelevision actor
Years active1982-present

Ray Abruzzo (born August 12, 1954) is an American actor.[1]

Early life[edit]

Abruzzo was born in Queens, New York City on August 12, 1954. He is a graduate of Christ the King High School in Middle Village, Queens, New York.


Abruzzo made regular appearances in Dynasty (as police sergeant John Zorelli), The Practice (as Detective Michael McGuire); and The Sopranos (as "Little" Carmine Lupertazzi). He also played the part of Tony Guiliano, Christine Sullivan's fiancé, husband, and then ex-husband on the NBC-TV series Night Court.

Other television credits include a 1989 "Change Of Heart" episode of Empty Nest, where he played cardiologist Dr.Leonard, NCIS, Murder, She Wrote, L.A. Law, House M.D., NYPD Blue, Lois and Clark, Law & Order: SVU, The Nanny, CSI: NY, Criminal Minds, Bones, Weinerville (head writer, stage manager, and performed as the puppet chef Pops), In Plain Sight and Mad Men.

He was seen on the stage of the Pasadena Playhouse in the play, Mauritius, by Theresa Rebeck. He also played the title role in Lombardi.

Abruzzo starred in the longest single shot movie in American film history,[citation needed] Somebody Marry Me, written and directed by John Asher.

He is a supporter of SENS Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to researching and treating the causes of aging.[2]




  1. ^ "Ray Abruzzo : Bret Adams, LTD - Artists' Agency". www.bretadamsltd.net.
  2. ^ "Celebrity Reimagine Aging Campaign". 24 July 2013.

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