“Forgotten Hollywood”- So Long to a Television Icon…

Posted on May 17, 2018 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here… 

“`Joseph Campanella was a character actor who appeared in over 200 television and movie roles. He had a familiar face to fans of Hollywood. Campanella is best remembered for his recurring part on Mannix and on the rotating series, The Bold Ones:  The Lawyers. He was also a regular on daytime soap operas — The Bold and the BeautifulThe Guiding Light, and Days of Our Lives.  JOSEPH CAMPANELLA ->

“`Joseph attended Columbia University where he studied drama. By 1952, he was being cast in movies. He appeared in Murder Inc., The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre,  The President’s Plane is Missing, Ben, and Meteor.

“`It was on the small screen where Campanella really shined. He guest-starred in CombatNaked CityThe Untouchables, Medical CenterThe Big ValleyMarcus Welby M.D.Mission: ImpossiblePolice StoryThe F.B.I.Alias Smith and Jones, The Invaders, McCloudIronsideThe FugitiveThe Wild Wild WestThe Mary Tyler Moore Show, GunsmokeFantasy IslandThe Rockford Files, One Day at a Time, Mama’s Family, The Colbys, DallasNight GalleryMurder She Wrote, and The Golden Girls. Joe was also the familiar voice for BMW commercials.

“`The durable Joseph Campanella was 93.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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