Steve Bastoni

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Steve Bastoni
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Bastoni in Sydney, 2012
Born (1966-03-04) 4 March 1966 (age 51)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actor
Years active 1976–present
Spouse(s) Bianca Pirrotta (m. 2007)
Children 2

Stephen "Steve" Bastoni (born 4 March 1966) is an Italian Australian actor. He is best known for his role as Constable Yannis 'Angel' Angelopoulos in Police Rescue and as Steve Parker in Neighbours.



His major roles have been in Police Rescue from 1991 until 1996, and in Neighbours from 2007 until 2009.[1] He has also appeared in many other Australian series such as Wildside (1998), Prisoner (1986), On the Beach (2000) and Stingers (1999–2002). Bastoni hosted Missing Persons Unit (replacing Mike Munro) in 2009 and 2010. He appeared in Underbelly 3 in 2010 as Louis Bayeh. Steve appeared once in Sea Patrol (2010); He was temporarily replacing Mike Flynn as the Commanding Officer aboard the fictional RAN vessel HMAS Hammersley.At the moment he plays Don Kaplan in the Australian prison drama WENTWORTH. Bastoni also played the Homicide Detective, Charlie Bezzina in the 2014 spin off show Fat Tony & Co. to the well known Underbelly (series 1) which was based on the Melbourne gangland war (1980-2007).



Theatre work includes the role of 'Rocky' in the 1987 Australian national tour of The Rocky Horror Show starring Daniel Abineri. Abineri also gave him the role of Charlie Fortune in his controversial rock musical Bad Boy Johnny and the Prophets of Doom in 1989. He starred in the high budget stage production Oliver! the musical in Sydney and Melbourne in the role of Bill Sikes alongside John Waters and Tamsin Caroll.

Personal life[edit]

Bastoni was previously involved in a relationship with actress Melissa George.[2] He later was in a long term relationship with TV Star Nina Zandnia.[3] He is married to Bianca Pirrotta and the couple have two children.[4]


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