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Joe Cortese


Kim Delaney’s former spouse who appeared in American Background X. He was also presented in the 1982 film, Monsignor. He began functioning on stage with functions in The Crucible, Looking forward to Godot, and THE PERSON Using the Blossom in His Mouth area. He was a founding person in the MET Theatre in LA. He had one young child during his five-year relationship to Kim Delaney. He is at a low-budget criminal offense film, The Loss of life Collection, which starred Joe Pesci.

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Full Name Joseph Cortese
Date Of Birth February 22, 1949
Place Of Birth New Jersey
Height 1.88 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education Midwestern College
Nationality American
Spouse Kim Delaney
Children Jack Cortese
Movies American History X, Evilspeak, Against the Ropes, Illicit Dreams, Go Go Tales, The Death Collector, Monsignor, The Bronx Bull, Deadly Illusion, The Shipment, Windows, Ruby, Shut Up and Shoot!, To Protect And Serve, C.A.T. Squad, Assault and Matrimony, Young Hearts Unlimited, The Rat Pack, Rules Don't Apply, The Closer, Doobious Sources, Bandit: Beauty and the Bandit, Letting Go, C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf, Born to Run, The Last Word, Exclusive, Pay or Die!, Arizona Slim, Computercide, Brothers-in-Law, Something Is Out There, The Final Eye, Malevolence
TV Shows Something Is Out There
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1 Started his career on the stage, with theater credits including "The Crucible," "Waiting for Godot," "Che Che" and "The Man With the Flower in His Mouth." More recently he was on stage in "True West" in Los Angeles.
2 One of the founding members of the MET Theatre in Los Angeles where he produced and starred in the play "Cody Angelino's Coming".
3 Studied acting with Milton Katselas, Julie Bovasso and 'Stella Adler'.
4 He and Kim Delaney had a son, Jack Cortese, born in 1990.



Doobious Sources 2017 Magnus Martindale
Rules Don't Apply 2016 Mobster
The Bronx Bull 2016 Vito Lazio
General Hospital 2015 TV Series Frank Smith
Any Day 2015 Hipster Jack
Perception 2014 TV Series Paolo Genardi
Fairly Legal 2011 TV Series Danny Sabbatino
The Good Guys 2010 TV Series Jimmy
The Deported 2009 Dr. Freelander
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 2007 TV Series Sal
Go Go Tales 2007 Danny Cash
Bones 2006 TV Series Lou Mackey
Shut Up and Shoot! 2006 Spencer Spector
Las Vegas 2005 TV Series Nick Calabrini
Against the Ropes 2004 Irving Abel
The Agency 2003 TV Series Frank First - Drug Dealer
You Got Nothin' 2002 Big Tommy (as Joseph Cortese)
The Shipment 2001 Vincent Florio
Game Day 2000 Colonel
18 Wheels of Justice 2000 TV Series Martin Greenwald
Nowhere Land 2000 Luke Santelli
Malevolence 1999 Billy Bob Jones
Young Hearts Unlimited 1998 TV Movie Sardini
American History X 1998 Rasmussen
The Rat Pack 1998 TV Movie Johnny Roselli (uncredited)
Dellaventura 1998 TV Series Marty Stasski
Nash Bridges 1997 TV Series Jimmy Ryshert
The Burning Zone 1997 TV Series Warden Crown
Pacific Blue 1996 TV Series Gene Savage
Renegade 1994-1996 TV Series Sgt. Jack Winslow / Luke Landry
The Sentinel 1996 TV Series Jack Pendergrast
The Last Word 1995 Jimmy (as Joseph Cortese)
Silk Stalkings 1995 TV Series Judge Moyne
Illicit Dreams 1994 Daniel Davis (as Joseph Cortese)
The Commish 1994 TV Series Vincent Rosetti
Bandit: Beauty and the Bandit 1994 TV Movie Slade (as Joseph Cortese)
Born to Run 1993 TV Movie Phil (as Joseph Cortese)
To Protect and Serve 1992 Kazinski (as Joseph Cortese)
Lady Boss 1992 TV Movie Santino Bonnatti (as Joseph Cortese)
Exclusive 1992 TV Movie Oliver (as Joseph Cortese)
Ruby 1992 Louie Vitali
The Man in the Family 1991 TV Series Vinnie
Murder, She Wrote 1991 TV Series Lt. Jerry Marino
Dragonfight 1990 Baybington (as Joseph Cortese)
Object of Desire 1990
The Closer 1990 John Morgan (as Joseph Cortese)
Just Life 1990 TV Movie
Something Is Out There 1988-1989 TV Series Jack Breslin
Something Is Out There 1988 TV Mini-Series Jack Breslin
C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf 1988 TV Movie Doc Burkholder (as Joseph Cortese)
Deadly Illusion 1987 Detective Paul Lefferts (as Joseph Cortese)
Assault and Matrimony 1987 TV Movie Smith (as Joseph Cortese)
Rags to Riches 1987 TV Series Frankie
C.A.T. Squad 1986 TV Movie John 'Doc' Burkholder
Tales from the Darkside 1986 TV Series Nicholas Casavin
If Tomorrow Comes 1986 TV Mini-Series Joe Romano
Hunter 1986 TV Series Marco Brokaw
Letting Go 1985 TV Movie Neil (as Joseph Cortese)
Brothers-in-Law 1985 TV Movie Mickey Gubiacci (as Joseph Cortese)
Gone Are the Dayes 1984 TV Movie Frank Delgado
Monsignor 1982 Ludovico 'Lodo' Varese (as Joseph Cortese)
Computercide 1981 TV Movie Michael Stringer (as Joseph Cortese)
Evilspeak 1981 Reverend Jameson (as Joseph Cortese)
Windows 1980 Bob Luffrono (as Joseph Cortese)
Worlds Apart 1979 Ram
The Death Collector 1976 Jerry Bolanti (as Joseph Cortese)
Jessi's Girls 1975 Baldry (as Joseph Cortese)
Arizona Slim 1974 Reggie
Lotsa Luck 1973 TV Series Mr. Smith



Shut Up and Shoot! 2006 executive producer - as Joseph Cortese



Shut Up and Shoot! 2006 the director wishes to thank



A War Hero 2012 Documentary Himself
Actors Entertainment 2010 TV Series Himself
Saravia 2008 Documentary Himself (as Joseph Cortese)

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