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Also Known As: Rudolph Edward Mekjian Died:
Born: June 14, 1952 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Profession: actor, dancer, singer

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3.
 Taking the Heat (1993) Barbaro
4.
 A League Of Their Own (1992) Mae'S Guy In Bar
5.
 Bum Rap (1988) Sammy
6.
 Beaches (1988) 3rd Actor (Falcon Theatre)
8.
 Laverne & Shirley (2001) Interviewee
9.
 Top of the World (1998)
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Headed the Worcester County Light Opera in Massachusetts
1974:
Appeared on Broadway in "The Magic Show" as Manny
1975:
Received a Tony nomination for his Broadway performance in "The Lieutenant"
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Moved to Los Angeles
1976:
Landed the role of Carmine Ragusa on the ABC sitcom "Laverne & Shirley"
1977:
Reprised role of Carmine on an episode of "Happy Days" (ABC)
1977:
Cast on the short-lived "Happy Days" spin-off, "Blansky's Beauties" (ABC) as Joey DeLuca, a younger cousin to Carmine Ragusa
1988:
Had a small role, opposite Bette Midler, in "Beaches"
1992:
Cast as Grady, Jenna's sidekick on the CBS daytime drama "Guiding Light"
1992:
Briefly appeared as Madonna's boyfriend in "A League of their Own"
1993:
Began playing the role of 'Tevye' in various productions of "Fiddler on the Roof"
1998:
Had a recurring role on NBC's daytime drama "Sunset Beach"
2000:
Cast as Vince Fontaine in a national tour of "Grease" with Cindy Williams
2002:
Appeared in a touring production of "The Goodbye Girl"
2006:
Had a small role as a Club Manager in "Dreamgirls"
2006:
Performed in "Hairspray" as Wilbur Turnblad in a Las Vegas production
2008:
Returned to NY for Steve Solomon's Off-Broadway play "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm In Therapy!"
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