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Frank Pesce

1946-12-08 - 2022-02-06

Frank Pesce (December 8, 1946 – February 6, 2022) was an American film and television actor. Born in New York City, Pesce was the son of two working-class Italian parents. Pesce started his film career as an extra in The Godfather Part II, and got his first credited role in 1976, in an episode of the television series Police Story. He guest-starred a large number of well-known TV-series, including Knight Rider, Kojak and Matlock, and was a busy character actor in films, notably appearing in Rocky, Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop and Flashdance. He wrote the script of the film 29th Street, based on his own autobiographical experiences. He made his last appearance in 2015, in Creed.