Anthony Caruso





4/7/1916 , Frankfort, IN, USA



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Anthony Caruso was an American film and TV actor born on April 7, 1916, in Frankfort, Indiana. Between 1940 and 1990, Caruso acted in more than 100 productions. In 1940, his first year of acting, he was featured in four films: Johnny Apollo, The Bride Wore Crutches, The Devil's Pipeline and North West Mounted Police. The Corsican Brothers, Across the Pacific and Whistling in Brooklyn followed in the next few years. Caruso got his acting training at the Pasadena Playhouse and there he met his mentor, Alan Ladd, who went on to introduce him to the film industry, getting him his 12 film roles. Caruso had Italian blood and his features came in handy for ethnic roles in many productions. He acted as an Arab, Indian, Greek, Mexican and Native American. Among his TV movies include On Location: The Roseanne Barr Show and The Joe Piscopo Special. He was also featured in such TV series as The Incredible Hulk, Fantasy Island, Police Woman and Dirty Sally. Caruso died on April 4, 2003.