Guest, nick mancuso

Guest Name: 
nick mancuso
Nick Mancuso actor in 300 films, TV and stage to be on Holistic Health Show
Guest Occupation: 
actore, stage, screen, TV
Guest Biography: 

Darkly handsome Nick Mancuso, born Nicodemo Antonio Massimo Mancuso, was born in 1956 in Mammola, Italy but raised as a child in Canada (from age 8). During his over four decade career, films claimed him as the Antichrist (Franco Macalousso) in the Apocalypse trilogy produced by Cloud Ten Pictures (Revelation (1999), Tribulation(2000) and Judgment (2001)), and TV has him best known for his starring roles in the NBC action series Stingray (1985), which ran for two seasons, and as the title hitman who becomes a target himself in the one-season Matrix (1993). Nick performed in 300 films/TV and theatre productions over a career of 4 decades in 16 countries. He performed films with Charleton Heston, Sophia Loren, Rachael Welch, Kim Bassinger, Michelle Pheiffer, Carol Alt, Carol Laure, Catherine DeNeuve, Lindsay Waggoner, Angie Dickinson, Bonnie Bedelia, Meg Foster, Carrie Ann Moss, Cheryl Lass. Robert Loggia, Stephen Segal and many others. Nick  also produced several films and received several film awards including the Genie Award, and Lifetime Achievement Award.

TV and film came his way of life in the late 1970s, and he tackled roles both in Hollywood, first as TV’s Dr. Scorpion (1978), and back in his homeland, where he won the prestigious Genie award for the movie Ticket to Heaven (1981) as a man caught up in a religious cult. He impressed moviegoers as well with his moody, sexy presence in the US film Heartbreakers (1984) co-starring Peter Coyote and has also provided solid support for other stars, notably for Steven Seagal in one of that star’s best action thrillers Under Siege (1992).

More recent, films include Time of Fear (2002) Today You Die (2005), starring his “Under Siege” cohort Steven Seagal, Contract Killers (2008), Violent Blue (2011), Entity (2013) and The Big Fat Stone (2014).