Spouse: Sidney In 1987 he and fellow Happy Days cast member Anson Williams opened a chain of dinners, in the midwest called Big Al's.
Al appears as Card #12 in DuoCard's Happy Days collection.
Al's parents were Rafaele and Teresa Molinaro. Rafaele Molinaro immigrated from Italy.
Al once took an acting class with Penny Marshall. Through that contact, Al met Penny's brother, Producer Garry Marshall, who cast him in The Odd Couple.
Al had a role in the 1976 release of Freaky Friday.
Al retired to Glendale, California.
Al served as the spokesperson for Encore frozen food.
Al's boyhood address was 2417 53rd Street, Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Al's brother George was a State Representative in the Wisconsin assembly.
Al's brother Joseph was Kenosha County's longest-serving district attorney.
Al has nine brothers and sisters.
In the Laverne and Shirley episode, "Falter at the Alter" , Al Molinaro is referred to as Father Flannigan, not Father Gucci.
Al Molinaro: (on show business) I spent twenty years [in Hollywood] before I got anything going, and from that I got lucky. It takes a lot of luck in show business too. You've just got to be lucky and in the right place at the right time.
Al Molinaro: (about his hometown, Kenosha, Wisconsin) I love that town; I love it. If it wasn't that I left it for show business, I'd still be there today.