Sam Coppola

Actor
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Sam Coppola was an American actor. He appeared in almost 70 films, beginning in 1968, but may be best remembered for his role as Dan Fusco, owner of the hardware and paint store in Saturday Night Fever, who gave John Travolta's character sage but salty advice in the classic 1977 film. Later in his career, Coppola made a brief but memorable appearance... read more

Sam Coppola was an American actor. He appeared in almost 70 films, beginning in 1968, but may be best remembered for his role as Dan Fusco, owner of the hardware and paint store in Saturday Night Fever, who gave John Travolta's character sage but salty advice in the classic 1977 film. Later in his career, Coppola made a brief but memorable appearance on The Sopranos as the idiosyncratic family therapist of Jennifer Melfi.

Born

Wednesday, 31 July 1935

Died

Sunday, 05 February 2012

Actor Filmography

Run It Vinny 2013
Over/Under Vinnie 2013
Driving Me Crazy: Proof of Concept Larry Petterson 2012
Mercy Sid 2009
The Good Wife Merrick 2009
Reunion Max 2009
Heavy Petting Old Codger #1 2008
House of Satisfaction Barry 2008
Damages Judge Timothy Haring 2007
The Warrior Class Abe Rosencranz 2007
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Run It Vinny 2013
Over/Under Vinnie 2013
Driving Me Crazy: Proof of Concept Larry Petterson 2012
Mercy Sid 2009
The Good Wife Merrick 2009
Reunion Max 2009
Heavy Petting Old Codger #1 2008
House of Satisfaction Barry 2008
Damages Judge Timothy Haring 2007
The Warrior Class Abe Rosencranz 2007
Jesus, Mary and Joey Dr. Santoro 2006
The Jury Arthur Reingold 2004
Nola Gus 2003
Empire Bobby Gold 2002
The Wire Former Mayor 'Young Tony' 2002
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Neal Dornan 2001
Friends and Family Carlo Ricci 2001
Sally Dr. Felch 2000
Blue Moon Bill 2000
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Uncle Sammy 1999
The Sopranos Dr. Reis 1999
A Wake in Providence Uncle Joe 1999
Witness to the Mob Judge Leo Glasser 1998
The Deli Mr. Bishop 1997
Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. Bob Kirkpatrick 1997
The Practice Carl Malzone 1997
Palookaville Mr. Kott, Money Truck Driver 1996
Cagney & Lacey: True Convictions Jan Kaplovitz 1996
Due South Cabrini 1994
The Counterfeit Contessa Mel Nardino 1994
Money for Nothing Bartender Lindey 1993
Joey Breaker Sid Kramer 1993
Crossroads George Carberry 1992
Citizen Cohn Carmine Galante 1992
Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace 1991
A Kiss Before Dying Detective Michaelson 1991
Street Hunter Jannelli 1990
Jacob's Ladder Taxi Driver 1990
Law & Order Bartender, US Federal Judge Vance 1990
Blue Steel PBA Representative 1990
She's Back Det. Brophy 1989
Zits Principal 1988
Leg Work Neil 1987
Fatal Attraction Fuselli 1987
The Equalizer Leo Barnes 1985
Without a Trace Schoyer 1983
A Question of Honor John 1982
Hardhat and Legs Aldo 1980
Fingers Sam 1978
Saturday Night Fever Dan Fusco 1977
Death Journey Detective Johnson 1976
Ryan's Hope Angie (as Sam J Coppola), Angie (as Sam J. Coppola) 1975
The Super Cops Detective 1974
Crazy Joe Chick 1974
Serpico Cop 1973
Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside Cop #1 1973
Honor Thy Father 1973
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight Julie (as Sam J. Coppola) / Julie 1971
The Anderson Tapes Private Detective 1971
Primus Mike Randall 1971
No Way to Treat a Lady Customer 1968
N.Y.P.D. Raymond 1967
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