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Short Info

Date Of BirthJuly 6, 1966
FactCEO of the Sedona Now Network [2003]

Glenn Scarpelli was born on July 19, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York. His parents were of Italian descent and he was the youngest of three children. Scarpelli was raised in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn and attended Catholic schools. He showed an early interest in acting and appeared in school plays. After graduating from high school, Scarpelli attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Scarpelli’s first professional acting job was a small role in the film, “The Wanderers” (1979). He also had a role in the film, “Fort Apache, The Bronx” (1981). In 1982, Scarpelli landed the role of Anthony Abetemarco on the television series, “One Day at a Time.” He played the role for four seasons.

In 1986, Scarpelli co-starred in the film, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” He also had roles in the films, “Hollywood Shuffle” (1987) and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka” (1988). In 1989, Scarpelli had a recurring role on the television series, “Wiseguy.”

In the 1990s, Scarpelli guest-starred on several television series, including “L.A. Law,” “NYPD Blue,” “ER,” and “The X-Files.” He also had roles in the films, “The Godfather: Part III” (1990), “Carlito’s Way” (1993), and “Get Shorty” (1995).

In recent years, Scarpelli has had roles on the television series, “The Sopranos,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and “Blue Bloods.” He has also appeared in the films, “The Taking of Pelham 123” (2009) and “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013).

Scarpelli has been married to his wife, Patty, since 1985. They have two children.

General Info

Full NameGlenn Scarpelli
Date Of BirthJuly 6, 1966
ProfessionActor, Singer, Businessperson
EducationSt. Joseph Hill Academy


ParentsHenry Scarpelli


AwardsTV Land Innovator Award
MoviesIntimate Power, They All Laughed
TV ShowsOne Day at a Time, Jennifer Slept Here

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1His acting mentor was the late Bonnie Franklin.
2CEO of the Sedona Now Network [2003]
3He had his own series of comic book adventures in Archie Comics.
4Son of Archie Comics artist Henry Scarpelli.




Sacred Journeys2016ShortMarco
Interns: The Web Series2012TV SeriesSuit
Gregory Brothers2011TV Movie
ABC Afterschool Specials1995TV SeriesEddie Laporte
MacGyver1990TV SeriesTony Milani
The Favorite1989Mustafa
Amazing Stories1986TV SeriesJeffrey Gelb
The Love Boat1983-1985TV SeriesBoomer Panner / Alan Stevens / Mark Hammond
Jennifer Slept Here1983-1984TV SeriesMarc
One Day at a Time1980-1983TV SeriesAlex Handris
They All Laughed1981Michael Niotes
Rivkin: Bounty Hunter1981TV MovieKeith
One-Trick Pony1980Acappella Singer
3-2-1 Contact1980TV SeriesCuff - Segment: 'Bloodhound Gang, The'
You're Gonna Love It Here1977TV MoviePoker Playing Boy #3
Forced Entry1975Glenn Ulman


Sacred Journeys2016Short executive producer / producer


One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film2014DocumentaryHimself
The Insider2013TV SeriesHimself
10th Annual TV Land Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
TV Land's Top Ten2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The 3rd Annual TV Land Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
The One Day at a Time Reunion2005TV MovieHimself
New American Bandstand 19651984TV SeriesHimself
Family Feud1984TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1983TV SpecialHimself
The New Battlestars1983TV SeriesHimself
Fantasy1982TV Series

Archive Footage

Fred Roos and the Casting of 'The Outsiders'2005Video documentary shortHimself (uncredited)


Won Awards

1984Special AwardYoung Artist AwardsSpecial Achievement Award

Nominated Awards

1984Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor in a New Television SeriesJennifer Slept Here (1983)
1984Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor in a Comedy SeriesOne Day at a Time (1975)
1983Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor in a Comedy SeriesOne Day at a Time (1975)
1982Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Comedian - Motion Picture or TelevisionOne Day at a Time (1975)
1982Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor in a Television SeriesOne Day at a Time (1975)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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