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Nicholas Colasanto

Highest Rated:   100% Fat City (1972)
Lowest Rated:   95% Raging Bull (1980)
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American actor Nicholas Colasanto worked in feature films and extensively in television as both an actor and a director, but he is best remembered for playing Coach Pantusso, the sweetly addle-pated bartender and former baseball coach, on the long-running NBC sitcom Cheers. Colasanto passed away just before the show's third year.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
95% Raging Bull
  • Tommy Como
1980
No Score Yet Mad Bull
  • Actor
1977
95% Family Plot
  • Constantine
1976
No Score Yet The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery
  • Bert
1975
No Score Yet Columbo: Étude in Black
  • Director
1972
100% Fat City
  • Ruben
1972
No Score Yet The Counterfeit Killer
  • Plainclothes Policeman
1968
No Score Yet Fame Is the Name of the Game
  • Detective
1966

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Cheers
1982-1993
  • Appearing
  • Ernie `Coach' Pantusso
  • 1990
  • 1985
  • 1984
  • 1983
  • 1982
No Score Yet CHiPs
1977-1983
  • Director
  • 1977

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