Robert Loggia

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Robert Loggia

Loggia in January 1995
Born Salvatore Loggia
January 3, 1930 (1930-01-03) (age 85)
Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Education Wagner College
Alma mater University of Missouri
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1953–present
Spouse Marjorie Sloan
Audrey O'Brien
Children 3 children (1 step daughter)
Awards Saturn Award (1988)

Robert Loggia (born Salvatore Loggia;[1] January 3, 1930) is an American actor and director.

Early life[change | change source]

Loggia was born on January 3, 1930 in Staten Island, New York to Benjamin Loggia and to Elena Blandino[2] both of whom were born in Sicily, Italy.[3][4] Loggia was educated at Wagner College and journalism at the University of Missouri. After his service in the US Army, Loggia began a his career in stage, movie, and television.

Career[change | change source]

Loggia has a career span of 60 years since 1953, since then he has appeared in many movies such as; An Officer and a Gentleman, Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771, based on the Air New Zealand Flight 103 incident, Scarface, Prizzi's Honor, Over the Top, Independence Day, Necessary Roughness, Return to Me, Armed and Dangerous, and Big (for which he won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor).

Personal life[change | change source]

Loggia was married to Marjorie Sloan from 1954 until they divorced in 1981. He is currently married to Audrey O'Brien since 1982. Loggia has two children of his own and a stepchild. Loggia currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

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