Arthur J. Nascarella


Born: Suffolk County, New York, USA


Arthur J. Nascarella (born November 18, 1944) is an American actor who has appeared in dozens of films, most often playing a mobster or police officer. Among his notable film credits include a corrupt cop in Cop Land (1997), the hypocritical ambulance Captain Barney in Martin Scorseses film Bringing Out The Dead (1999) and fed-up casino boss, Nicky Fingers Bonnatto in The Cooler (2003). Hes played roles in the Spike Lee joints New Jersey Drive (1995), Clockers (1995), He Got Game (1998), and Summer of Sam (1999). He also appeared and played roles in the films A Brooklyn State of Mind (1997), Witness to the Mob (1998), Happiness (1998), 54 (1998), Enemy of the State (1998), Knockaround Guys (2001), WiseGirls (2002), Running Scared (2006), World Trade Center (2006), Yonkers Joe (2008), and Solitary Man (2009).He played fictional mobster and Capo Carlo Gervasi in the hit TV-series The Sopranos.He currently appears on the Showtime series Billions as a local pizza shop owner.Before he became an actor, Nascarella was a 21-year veteran of the NYPD. He also served eight years in the United States Marine Corps.

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