Nicholas Colasanto
Date of Birth
Jan 19, 1924
Birth Place:
Providence, RI


American actor Nicholas Colasanto worked in feature films and extensively in television as both an actor and a director, but he is best remembered for playing Coach Pantusso, the sweetly addle-pated bartender and former baseball coach, on the long-running NBC sitcom Cheers. Colasanto passed away just before the show's third year. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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