Arthur J. Nascarella’s appearance in films is often as a mobster or police officer, but he has also portrayed fathers, a priest, and other good men. His notable film credits include a corrupt cop in Cop Land (1997), the hypocritical ambulance Captain Barney in Martin Scorsese’s film Bringing Out The Dead (1999) and fed-up casino boss, Nicky “Fingers” Bonnatto in The Cooler (2003). He’s played principal roles in multiple Spike Lee films, including New Jersey Drive (1995), Clockers (1995), He Got Game (1998), and Summer of Sam (1999). On television, he currently appears on the Showtime series Billions as the local pizza shop owner Bruno Capparelo, and he played fictional mobster and Capo Carlo Gervasi in The Sopranos.Before he became an actor, he was a 21-year veteran of the NYPD. He also served eight years in the United States Marine Corps.
Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama