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George DiCenzo



In films from 1970, George DiCenzo is best known for his portrayals of scowling urban authority types. DiCenzo's TV and movie characterizations have included Vincent Bugliosi in Helter Skelter (1976), Major Benchley in Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1978), Arnold Rothstein in The Gangster Chronicles (1981), and Sam Baines in Back to the Future (1984). Numbering among his series-TV assignments are McClain's Law (1981; as Lt. Edward DeNisco), Dynasty (1984-1985 season; as Charles), Equal Justice (1990, top-billed as Pittsburgh D.A. Arnold Bach), and Joe's Life (1993; as Stan Gennaro). George DiCenzo has also kept busy behind the scenes as an associate producer.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
76% A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
  • Uncle George
2006
No Score Yet Hustle
  • Bart Giamatti
2004
38% Hotel
  • Boris
2003
No Score Yet Tempted
  • Byron Blades
2001
No Score Yet It Had to Be You
  • Mel
2000
38% Illuminata
  • Jailor
1999
No Score Yet Lesser Prophets (The Last Bet)
  • Jerry
1997
No Score Yet Down, Out & Dangerous
  • Lance Fredericks
1995
No Score Yet C.I.A. Trackdown
  • Actor
1994
No Score Yet Gypsy Eyes
  • Wyden
1992
No Score Yet Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion
  • Albert Nardone
1991
55% The Exorcist III
  • Stedman
1990
43% Sing
  • Mr. Marowitz
1989
29% 18 Again!
  • Coach
1988
17% The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking
  • Mr. Blackhart
1988
No Score Yet Omega Syndrome
  • Philadelphia 'Phil' Horton
1987
No Score Yet Walk Like a Man
  • Bob Downs
1987
61% About Last Night
  • Mr. Favio
1986
No Score Yet The Longshot
  • DeFranco
1986
No Score Yet Best of She-Ra Princess of Power
  • Actor
1985
96% Back to the Future
  • Sam Baines
1985
60% The Secret of the Sword
  • Hordack
1985
No Score Yet He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special
  • Actor
1985
No Score Yet Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (Airport 85)(Starflight One)
  • Actor
1983
No Score Yet Killing at Hell's Gate
  • Actor
1981
No Score Yet The Gangster Chronicles
  • Arnold Rothstein
1981
75% The Ninth Configuration (Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane)
  • Fairbanks
1980
No Score Yet The Night the City Screamed
  • Actor
1980
53% The Frisco Kid
  • Darryl Diggs
1979
50% The Choirboys
  • Lt. Grimsley
1977
96% Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Major Benchley
1977
100% Helter Skelter
  • Vincent Bugliosi
1976
No Score Yet Las Vegas Lady
  • Eversull
1975
No Score Yet Shoot It Black, Shoot It Blue
  • George
1974
No Score Yet The Norliss Tapes
  • Actor
1973
No Score Yet Going Home
  • Sergeant
1972

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2001-2011
  • Judge Raoul Sabatelli
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Eddie Palmieri Sam `Bunny' Russo Sam "Bunny" Russo

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