Nicholas Colasanto

Nicholas Colasanto
1924 - 1985

Nicholas Colasanto  American Actor


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American Actor Nicholas Colasanto was born on 19th January, 1924 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA and passed away on 12th Feb 1985 Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 61. He is most remembered for Cheers, Raging Bull. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Nicholas Colasanto is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American television directors.


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First Name Nicholas
Last Name Colasanto
Full Name at Birth Nicholas Colasanto
Alternative Name Nicola Colasanto, Ernie (Coach) Pantusso, Nicky, Nick
Age 61 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th January, 1924
Birthplace Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Died 12th February, 1985
Place of Death Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Saint Ann Cemetery, Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Providence Central High School, Providence, RI
University Bryant University
Occupation Text Actor, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Cheers, Raging Bull
Year(s) Active 1959–1985

Nicholas Colasanto (January 19, 1924 – February 12, 1985) was an American actor and television director who is best known for his role as "Coach" Ernie Pantusso in the American television sitcom Cheers. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and later attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in the 1950s.

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The Haircut1982Bobby Russo (Barber)Short Film
Cheers1982Ernie 'Coach' PantussoTV Show
Raging Bull1980Tommy ComoMovie
Lou Grant1977Patsy ReeseTV Show
Westside Medical1977John ManolasTV Show
Mad Bull1977Duke SallowTV Movie
Martinelli, Outside Man1977StalioTV Movie
Family Plot1976ConstantineMovie
The Return of the World's Greatest Detective1976Lieutenant Nick TinkerTV Movie
Baretta1975DanelleTV Show
The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery1975BertMovie
Lucas Tanner1974MelTV Show
Kojak1973Victor MarchetteTV Show
Toma1973ProlaciTV Show
Fat City1972RubenMovie
The Streets of San Francisco1972Joe PatruroTV Show
The Counterfeit Killer1968PlainclothesmanMovie
Premiere1968Charlie LeafTV Show
Ironside1967Mr. Matling (uncredited)TV Movie
Ironside1967Mike SellinoTV Show
Mannix1967Mac WagnerTV Show
Fame Is the Name of the Game1966DetectiveTV Movie
Mission: Impossible1966Jimmy BiboTV Show
For the People1965Det. KojekTV Show
I Spy1965Cabbie, Genius, Italian Reporter at Press ConferenceTV Show
Run for Your Life1965George Karpantos, Jake Wexler, MaxieTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Billy Milton, JumisinoTV Show
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964RalphTV Show
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea1964ReporterTV Show
Arrest and Trial1963Armando MartinezTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Bernheim, Charlie Atkins, P.J. BascombTV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre19631st Military PolicemanTV Show
My Favorite Martian1963OrvilleTV Show
The Fugitive1963MattTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962The Work PartnerTV Show
Ben Casey1961Ambulance AttendantTV Show
Car 54, Where Are You?1961MartyTV Show
Decoy1957Carl WaltonTV Show
Playhouse 901956EladioTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950TV Show
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