Loggia in January 1995
January 3, 1930
Staten Island, New York City, U.S.
|Died||December 4, 2015
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Missouri|
|Children||3 children (1 step daughter)|
|Awards||Saturn Award (1988)|
Early life[change | change source]
Loggia was born on January 3, 1930 in Staten Island, New York City to Benjamin Loggia and to Elena Blandino both of whom were born in Sicily, Italy. 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 had a career span of 60 years since 1953, since then he appeared in many movies, including: 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 was married to Audrey O'Brien from 1982 until his death in 2015. Loggia has two children of his own and a stepchild. Loggia died at his home in Los Angeles, California from Alzheimer's disease, aged 85.
References[change | change source]
- Biography for Robert Loggia at the Internet Movie Database
- Robert Loggia Biography (1930-) at FilmReference.com
- http://columbiatribune.com/2006/oct/20061024news011.asp Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune.
- http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1800022333/bio Biography at Yahoo! Movies.
- Oscar-Nominated Actor Robert Loggia Dies at 85