Bastoni in Sydney, 2012
4 March 1966 |
|Spouse(s)||Bianca Pirrotta (m. 2007)|
His major roles have been in Police Rescue from 1991 until 1996, and in Neighbours from 2007 until 2009. 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).
- 1983 - A Descant for Gossips as Howard
- 1984 - Melvin, Son of Alvin as Bullo
- 1986 - The Still Point as David
- 1987 - The Lighthorsemen as Turkish Soldier
- 1989 - Closer and Closer Apart as Sam
- 1989 - Il Magistrato as Robbie Shaw
- 1992 - Frankie's House as G.I. Jarvis
- 1993 - The Heartbreak Kid as Dimitri Yiannos
- 1995 - Blue Murder as Detective Michael Drury
- 1996 Heat
- 1996 - Natural Justice: Heat as Detective Paul Tancredi
- 1997 - Wanted as Rico
- 1998 - 15 Amore as Alfredo
- 1998 - The Fury Within as Dr. Stephen Johnson
- 1999 - Without Warning as Arch Whitelaw
- 2000 - On the Beach as First Officer Neil Hirsch
- 2000 - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as McAfee / Newcomen
- 2001 - South Pacific as Bus Adams
- 2001 - He Died with a Felafel in His Hand as Sydney Police Officer
- 2002 - The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course as Deputy Director Reynolds
- 2002 - Counterstrike as Captain Kram
- 2003 - The Matrix Reloaded as Captain Soren
- 2005 - Man-Thing as Rene LaRoque
- 2005 - Fink! as Willing
- 2006 - Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America as FEMA Director McGarrett
- 2006 - Suburban Mayhem as Detective Robert Andretti
- 2006 - Macbeth as Banquo
- 2008 - The Plex as "Mad" Morgan Edwards
- 2013 - Drift as Miller
- 2014 - The Water Diviner
- 2015 - Hawaii Five-0 as Tom Bishop, Yakuza spokesman
- 2016 - Broke as Sherro
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.
Bastoni was previously involved in a relationship with actress Melissa George. He later was in a long term relationship with TV Star Nina Zandnia. He is married to Bianca Pirrotta and the couple have two children.
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