Tony Amendola

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Tony Amendola
Tony Amendola by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Amendola at the May 2012 Phoenix Comiccon.
Born (1951-08-24) August 24, 1951 (age 65)
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actor
Years active 1978 – present

Tony Amendola (born August 24, 1951) is an American actor who is best known for playing the Jaffa master Bra'tac in Stargate SG-1. Amendola is also known for his recurring role as revolutionary leader Edouard Kagame of Liber8 in the television show Continuum. He is currently[when?] playing a character on ABC's Once Upon a Time as Pinocchio's creator/father, Geppetto.


Amendola's major movie roles include Blow, The Mask of Zorro and its sequel, The Legend of Zorro (as separate characters).

His television guest appearances include Stargate SG-1, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Seinfeld, The Practice, Space: Above and Beyond, Charmed, The X Files, Angel, Alias, CSI, Star Trek: Voyager, She-Wolf of London, The West Wing, and the short lived show Kindred: The Embraced. He also appeared in Dexter where he played one of Dexter's mother's killers.

His stage credits include playing Tupolski in the Berkeley Repertory Theatre's production of The Pillowman as well as Shylock in the Utah Shakespearean Festival's production of The Merchant of Venice in 2010. He also played Gepetto/Marco in ABC's fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time.[1]



Year Title Character Notes Ref
1985 Maxie Street Bum [2]
1988 Wildfire Lieutenant [2]
1989 The Revenge of Al Capone Zangara TV movie [2]
1990 Dark Avenger Tom Ringerman TV movie [2]
1991 The Borrower Dr. Cheever [2]
1991 False Arrest Doctor TV movie [2]
1992 Wishman Grodnik [2]
1993 The Hit List Rabin [2]
1993 Three of Hearts Harvey [2]
1994 The Cisco Kid Washam TV movie [2]
1995 Chameleon Alberto Cortessi [2]
1995 Follow the River LaPlante TV movie [2]
1996 Lone Star Chucho Montoya [2]
1998 The Mask of Zorro Don Luiz [2]
1999 Cradle Will Rock Carl Jasper [2]
1999 Crazy in Alabama Casino Boss [2]
2001 Blow Sanchez [2]
2001 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 Father Tirmaco [2]
2003 Shade Dr. Daley [2]
2004 Dragon Storm Theldag TV movie [2]
2005 One More Round Slick Sal [2]
2005 Crimson Force Marduk TV movie [2]
2005 Pizza My Heart Father Spealo TV movie [2]
2005 Forbidden Warrior Ajis-Aka [2]
2005 The Legend of Zorro Father Quintero [2]
2007 Read You Like a Book Dante [2]
2007 El Muerto Padre Somera
2008 The Warehouse Job Mark Short film
2009 The Obolus Bridgeman Short film
2009 The Perfect Sleep Dr. Sebastian [2]
2011 Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Kentor / Appa Ali Apsa Voice
2011 Borderline Murder Dr. Martinez TV movie [2]
2011 The Healer Medina Short film
2012 The Son of an Afghan Farmer Basil [2]
2014 Annabelle Father Perez
2015 When Duty Calls Shawn TV movie
2015 Pizza with Bullets Sammy 'the Voice'
2015 The Devil's Candy Leonard
2016 The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave Narrator Voice [3]


Year Title Character Notes Ref
1984 Partners in Crime Emelio Ortego Episode: "Fantasyland" [4]
1988 L.A. Law Bartender Episode: "The Princess and the Pee" [2]
1989 Columbo Clergyman Episode: "Columbo Goes to the Guillotine" [2]
1991 She-Wolf of London Dr. Pretorius Episode: "Bride of the Wolfman" [2]
1993 Seinfeld Rushdie Episodes: "The Pilot" and "The Implant" [2]
1995 Space: Above and Beyond Captain Lewelyn Episode: "Mutiny" [2]
1996 Chicago Hope Federal Agent Naramoore Episode: "Hearts and Minds" [2]
1996 Kindred: The Embraced Sorrel Episode: "Cabin in the Woods" [2]
1997 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman President Kasparov Episode: "Sex, Lies and Videotape" [2]
1997-1999 Todd McFarlane's Spawn Additional voices [2]
1997-2003 The Practice Dr. Alvin Troub
Dr. Willis
Dr. Bernard Gorman
Episode: "The Means"
Episode: "Race Ipsa Loquitor"
Episodes: "Man and Superman" and "Concealing Evidence"
1997-2007 Stargate SG-1 Bra'tac
26 episodes
Episode: "The Changeling"
1999 Babylon 5: Crusade Natchok Var Episode: "The Needs of Earth" [2]
1999 Judging Amy Atty. Morton Episode: "Presumed Innocent" [2]
2000 Star Trek: Voyager Chorus #1 Episode: "Muse" [2]
2000 The X-Files Cigarette Smoking Pontiff Episode: "Hollywood A.D." [2]
2000 Angel Thesulac Demon Episode: "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been" [2]
2000 Family Law Dr. Martinez Episode: "Family Values" [2]
2001-2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Hand Writing Expert
Professor Rambar
Episode: "I-15 Murders"
Episode: "Viva Las Vegas"
Episodes: "Secrets & Files" and "Pirates of the Third Reich"
2002 Charmed Dark Priest Episodes: "Womb Raider" and "Marry-Go-Round" [2]
2002 Alias Tambor Barceló Episodes: "Trust Me" and "The Solution" [2]
2002 The West Wing Qumari U.N. Ambassador Ali Nissir Episode: "Game On" [2]
2006 General Hospital Alberto Rosales Episodes aired August 3-4, 2006 [5]
2007 Dexter Santos Jimenez 3 episodes [2]
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Enrique Salceda Episode: "Gnothi Seauton" [2]
2008 Numb3rs Roman Markovius Episode: "Thirty-Six Hours" [6]
2009 CSI: NY Professor Papakota 3 episodes [2]
2011 NCIS: Los Angeles Ahmed Hijazi Episode: "Deadline" [2]
2011-2015 Once Upon a Time Gepetto / Marco 10 episodes [2]
2012-2015 Continuum Edouard Kagame 12 episodes [2]
2014 The Mentalist Aurelio Episode: "Il Tavolo Bianco" [7]
2015 CSI: Cyber Ellis Christos Episode: "Bit by Bit" [8]

Video games[edit]

Year Title Character Notes
2014 World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Archmage Khadgar Voice
2015 Call of Duty: Black Ops III Dr. Yousef Salim Voice
2015 Fallout 4 Father, Colonel Smith, Josh Voice
2016 World of Warcraft: Legion Archmage Khadgar, Odyn Voice
2016 World of Final Fantasy Brandelis Voice
2016 Final Fantasy XV Jared Hester Voice


  1. ^ "Proud Papa: Interview with Once Upon a Time's Tony Amendola". Retrieved 22 September 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd "Tony Amendola Credits". Tony Amendola Official Website. Retrieved January 13, 2017. 
  3. ^ Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (December 17, 2015). "From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave". PR Newswire. Retrieved February 1, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Cast and Credits of Partners in Crime". Listal. Retrieved January 13, 2017. 
  5. ^ Chance, Norman. Who Was Who on TV, Volume 1. Xlibris Corporation. p. 526. 
  6. ^ "Numbers Cast and Characters". Retrieved January 13, 2017. 
  7. ^ "The Mentalist Cast and Characters". Retrieved January 13, 2017. 
  8. ^ Trongo, Rachel. "'Ghost In The Machine', 'Bit By Bit' & 'Family Secrets' Official Details, Plus What's On This Week". CSI Files. Retrieved January 13, 2017. 

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