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Paul Porcasi

Paul Porcasi

  • Born on
    • January 1st, 1879
  • Died on
    • August 8th, 1946
From Wikipedia. Paul Porcasi (1 January 1879 – 8 August 1946) was an Italian film actor. He appeared in 142 films between 1917 and 1945. He was born in Palermo, Sicily. Porcasi was memorable as "Nick the Greek" in Universal's Broadway (1929). Porcasi performed infrequently on Broadway from 1916 to 1928. He ended his theatrical career in the smash hit "Broadway" as Nick Verdis that ran from 16 September 1926 to 11 February 1928 (603 performances) at the Broadhurst Theatre. French actress Yola d'Avril portrayed his daughter, Madame Feronde in MGM's adventure film Tarzan and His Mate. Porcasi died on 8 August 1946 in Hollywood, California.

Filmography

Acting (34 Credits)

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1943Hi Diddle Diddle as Impressario
1943Background to Danger as Customs Official with Joe
1942Star Spangled Rhythm as Benito Mussolini (uncredited)
1942Casablanca as Native Introducing Ferrari (uncredited)
1941It Started with Eve as Armand (uncredited)
1940Torrid Zone as Garcia
1940Brother Orchid as Warehouse Manager (uncredited)
1939Lady of the Tropics as Lamartine
1939Juarez as Councilman in Meeting with Maximilian (uncredited)
1938Bulldog Drummond in Africa as Hotel Manager
1938Crime School as Nick Papadopolos
1937Maytime as Trentini
1937The Bride Wore Red as Signor Nobili
1937The Emperor's Candlesticks as Santuzzi
1937Seventh Heaven as Gendarme
1936Mr. Deeds Goes to Town as Italian Opera Board Member (uncredited)
1935I Dream Too Much as Uncle Tito
1935Charlie Chan in Egypt as Insp. Fouad Soueida
1934Tarzan and His Mate as Monsieur Feronde (uncredited)
1934The Gay Divorcee as French Headwaiter (uncredited)
1934Chained as Mr. Piazza (uncredited)
1934Imitation of Life as Jackson's Restaurant Manager (uncredited)
1933Flying Down to Rio as Mayor
1933King Kong as Apple Vendor (uncredited)
1933Footlight Parade as Apolinaris
1932Devil and the Deep as Hassan
1932Cynara as Joseph the Maitre D'
1932The Kid from Spain as Gonzales
1932The Death Kiss as Ellsmith
1931Svengali as Bonelli
1931Smart Money as Alexander Amenoppopolus
1931Gentleman's Fate as Papa Mario Giovanni
1930Morocco as Lo Tinto
1930The Criminal Code as Tony Spelvin

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