World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Robert Costanzo

Robert Costanzo
Born Robert Jason Costanzo
(1942-11-20) November 20, 1942
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Other names See Also Credited As
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 1975–present

Robert Jason Costanzo (born November 20, 1942) is an American actor.[1] He has an acting career spanning over thirty years and is often found playing surly New York types such as crooks, low level workers and policemen, and mixes both drama and comedy roles. Costanzo is also a prominent voice actor, and often serves as a voice double for fellow actor Danny DeVito.

Contents

  • Early life and career 1
  • Also credited as 2
  • Notable roles 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life and career

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he is the son of actor Carmine Constanzo.[2]

His first role was in the 1975 movie Dog Day Afternoon playing a cop, although this was an uncredited part.[3] This was followed by a role as a paint store customer in the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever. Other movie roles include Total Recall, Die Hard 2, Dick Tracy, City Slickers, and Down and Derby. His television appearances are varied, with him appearing in Boston Legal, Hannah Montana, Friends, Days of Our Lives, The Golden Girls and numerous other series. He also starred as Commissioner Stenchler in the Sega CD game Sewer Shark.

He is also a cartoon voice actor and has done voices on shows including The Fairly OddParents, The Zeta Project, House of Mouse, Duckman, Bonkers, and Random! Cartoons, among others. He also did the voice of Detective Harvey Bullock on Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures and Static Shock, as well as in the theatrical release Mask of the Phantasm, and the video releases Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero, and Mystery of the Batwoman, He also played a vocal role in the 2006 video game The Sopranos: Road to Respect as Angelo and in the 2010 video game Mafia II as Joe Barbaro and Frederico "Fat Derek" Pappalardo.

He played softball in Los Angeles with actors Bruno Kirby and Leo Rossi in the late 1970s.

Recently, he returned to the role of Harvey Bullock for the release of Batman: Arkham Origins in 2013.

Also credited as

  • Robert Castanzo
  • Robert Constanzo
  • Robert Costanza
  • Rob Constanza
  • Bobby Costanzo
  • Bob Costanza
  • Robert P. Costanzo
  • Bob Castanze

Notable roles

References

  1. ^
  2. ^
  3. ^ Filmography of Robert Costanzo

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.