Eddie Mekka

Eddie Mekka

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Birthday: Jun 14, 1952

Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Born in Massachusetts to parents with Armenian roots, Eddie Mekka is a veteran character actor. During the 1970s, Mekka worked in theater, running a local opera company in his hometown of Worcester, and eventually appearing on Broadway. Relocating to Hollywood to pursue a career in television, Mekka got his big break in '76 when he was cast as Carmine Ragusa on the popular sitcom "Laverne & Shirley." During his seven-year stint on the show, he also appeared on its sister series, "Happy Days," and made guest appearances on other successful programs such as "The Love Boat" and "Fantasy Island." Although Mekka wasn't very active during the '80s and '90s, his career began to pick up in the new millennium. Not only did Mekka return to the stage for a variety of productions, he also made one-off appearances on hit shows such as "24," "Crossing Jordan," and "ER," and had a bit part in the feature film "Dreamgirls." Eddie Mekka died on November 27, 2021 in Newhall, CA at the age of 69.

Highest rated movies

C Me Dance

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sushi Tushi or How Asia Broke Into American Pro Football Danny Morelli (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silver Twins Rabbi (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trew Calling Mr. Karnofsky (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heaven Help Us Chuck (Character) - 2014
0% 21% C Me Dance Lowell (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stuck in the Past Grandpa (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet 43% Catch Me if You Can Det. Murdoch (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Assignment Berlin Lightning (Character) - 1982

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 88% The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
94% 92% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Bobby Thunderson (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jamie Foxx Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hope & Gloria Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet 100% Weird Science Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet California Dreams Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet 100% Laverne & Shirley Carmine Ragusa (Character) 1976-1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fantasy Island Unknown (Guest Star) 1979-1980 1983
No Score Yet 60% Happy Days Carmine Ragusa (Guest Star) 1977 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tattletales Guest 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blansky's Beauties Joey DeLuca (Character) 1977