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Sam Coppola (II) (1935–2012)

Sam Coppola was born on July 31, 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Saturday Night Fever (1977), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Jacob's Ladder (1990). He was married to Helen Shinnick. He died on February 5, 2012 in Leonia, New Jersey. See full bio »

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Saturday Night Fever
Fatal Attraction
Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder Taxi Driver
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 2013 Over/Under (TV Movie)
 2012 Damages (TV Series)
Judge Timothy Haring
- Have You Met the Eel Yet? (2012) ... Judge Timothy Haring
 2012 Driving Me Crazy
Larry Petterson
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
- Great Firewall (2011) ... Merrick
 2010 Mercy (TV Series)
 2009 Run It
 2009 Ben Again (TV Movie)
 2009/II Reunion
 2008 House of Satisfaction
 2007 Heavy Petting
Old Codger #1
 2007 The Warrior Class (Video)
Abe Rosencranz
 2006 The Wire (TV Series)
Former Mayor 'Young Tony'
- Unto Others (2006) ... Former Mayor 'Young Tony'
- Boys of Summer (2006) ... Former Mayor 'Young Tony'
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game) (voice)
 2005 Jesus, Mary and Joey
Dr. Santoro
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Arthur Reingold
- Lamentation on the Reservation (2004) ... Arthur Reingold
 1991-2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
US Federal Judge Vance / Bartender
- City Hall (2004) ... US Federal Judge Vance
- Renunciation (1991) ... Bartender (as Sam J. Coppola)
 2003 Nola
 2003 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
- The Eyes Have It (2003)
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Neal Dornan
- The Pilgrim (2002) ... Neal Dornan
 2002 Empire
Bobby Gold
 2001 The Big Heist (TV Movie)
Paul Castellano
 2001 Friends and Family
Carlo Ricci
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Uncle Sammy
- Paranoia (2001) ... Uncle Sammy
 2000 Sally
Dr. Felch
 2000 Wonderland (TV Series)
- 20/20 Hindsight (2000)
 2000 Blue Moon
 1999 A Wake in Providence
Uncle Joe
 1999 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Dr. Reis
- The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti (1999) ... Dr. Reis
 1998 Witness to the Mob (TV Movie)
Judge Leo Glasser
 1997 The Practice (TV Series)
Carl Malzone
- The Blessing (1997) ... Carl Malzone
 1997 The Deli
Mr. Bishop
 1996 Cagney & Lacey: True Convictions (TV Movie)
Jan Kaplovitz
 1995 Palookaville
Mr. Kott, Money Truck Driver
 1995 Due South (TV Series)
- The Deal (1995) ... Cabrini
 1994 The Counterfeit Contessa (TV Movie)
Mel Nardino
 1993 Money for Nothing
Bartender Lindey
 1993 Joey Breaker
Sid Kramer
 1992 Crossroads (TV Series)
George Carberry
- Pilot (1992) ... George Carberry
 1992 Citizen Cohn (TV Movie)
Carmine Galante
 1992 The Bruce Diet (Short)
Dr. Henderson
 1991 A Kiss Before Dying
Detective Michaelson
 1990 Street Hunter
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder
Taxi Driver
 1990 Murder in Black and White (TV Movie)
 1989 She's Back
Det. Brophy
 1989 Blue Steel
PBA Representative
 1988 Zits
 1988 Internal Affairs (TV Movie)
 1987 Cat & Mousse (TV Short)
Bernie (as Sam J. Coppola)
 1987 Fatal Attraction
Fuselli (as Sam J. Coppola)
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Leo Barnes
- Shades of Darkness (1986) ... Leo Barnes (as Sam J. Coppola)
 1983 Without a Trace
 1982 A Question of Honor (TV Movie)
 1980 King Crab (TV Movie)
 1980 Hardhat and Legs (TV Movie)
 1980 The $5.20 an Hour Dream (TV Movie)
 1978 King of the Gypsies (uncredited)
 1978 Fingers
 1977 Saturday Night Fever
Dan Fusco (as Sam J. Coppola)
 1975-1976 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
- Episode #1.380 (1976) ... Angie (as Sam J. Coppola)
- Episode #1.247 (1976) ... Angie (as Sam J Coppola)
- Episode #1.246 (1976) ... Angie (as Sam J Coppola)
- Episode #1.120 (1975) ... Angie (as Sam J Coppola)
 1976 Death Journey
Detective Johnson
 1974 The Super Cops
Detective (uncredited)
 1974 Crazy Joe
 1973 Serpico
Cop (uncredited)
 1973 Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside (TV Movie)
Cop #1
 1973 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie)
 1971 The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight
Julie (as Sam J. Coppola)
 1971 Primus (TV Series)
Mike Randall
- Blade of Fire (1971) ... Mike Randall
 1971 The Anderson Tapes
Private Detective
 1970 Interplay
 1969 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
- No Day Trippers Need Apply (1969) ... Raymond
 1968 No Way to Treat a Lady
Customer (uncredited)
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