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Glenn Taranto (born January 27, 1959) is an American actor and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his role as Gomez on The New Addams Family. He has of course an Italian distant relative because Taranto is an Apulian city.

Glenn Taranto
Born (1959-01-27) January 27, 1959 (ageĀ 58)
Hackensack, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actor, Screenwriter

He is a member of Academy Award Winner Paul Haggis unofficial stock company having appeared in six projects for the highly acclaimed writer, director.

Taranto's first screenplay, Stolen (Originally titled "The Boy In The Box"), starring Josh Lucas and Jon Hamm was produced by A2 Entertainment and Code Entertainment and released to American theatres in 2010.

Mr. Taranto has recently completed his second screenplay "3-Way Split", an action-heist comedy.

Glenn was born and raised in New Jersey. He resided in Brooklyn, NY from July 1981 until September 1992 and has lived in Los Angeles since October 1992.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Rude Awkening Bob Hope
1992 All My Children Security Guard Episode: #1.5721
1992-3 Law & Order Manetti (1992)
Squad Room Detective (1993)
Episodes:
"Blood Is Thicker" (1992)
"Wedded Bliss" (1992)
"Profile" (1993)
1993 Columbo Engineer Episode: "Butterfly in Shades of Grey"
1993-4 Murder, She Wrote Mechanic (1993)
Jimmy Russell (1994)
Episodes:
"The Survivor" (1993)
"A Nest of Vipers" (1994)
1994 General Hospital Ballistics Expert Episode: #1.8110
1994 Forsaken Priest Short
1994-2000 Days of Our Lives Strip Club Manager/Marty Archer/P.A. Announcer 11 episodes
1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Mr. Escobedo
1998-9 The New Addams Family Gomez Addams/Long John/Julius 65 episodes
2002 NYPD Blue Jerry Hopkins Episode: "Safari, So Good"#
2002 Without a Trace Marconi Episode: "Suspect"
2003 Tilt Miguel Saavedra Short
2003 Charmed Foreman Episode: "The Power of the Three Blondes"
2004 The Tao of Pong Larry Short
2004 Crash Country DJ Voice Only
2004 A Night at Sophie's George
2005 The Devil's Rejects Anchorman
2005 Desperate Housewives Undercover Cop Episode: "The Ladies Who Lunch"
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Bus Driver Episode: "Burn Out"
2006 George Bush Goes to Heaven Jim
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Bardo Episode: "Brothers of Nablus"
2009 Armored Joe The Cook
2009 Stolen Chollie
2009 Charlie Valentine Mob collector
2009 In the Valley of Elah Detective Wayne
2009 Castle (TV series) Douglas Lawson Episode: "Vampire Weekend"
2010 Rules of Engagement Mr. Micelli Episode: "Mannequin Head Ball"
2010 The Next Three Days Hospital Security Guard
2010 PrimeMates Pablo
2010 CSI: NY James Sheehan Episode: "The 34th Floor"
2010 Law & Order: LA Sgt. Greeley Episode: "Ballona Greek"
2011 Torchwood Security Chief Episode: "Miracle Day: Rendition"
2011 NCIS: Los Angeles Security Man Episode: "Greed"
2014 NCIS (TV series) Eddie Kowolski Episode: "So It Goes"
2015 Agent Carter Detective Prenergast Episode: "Valediction"

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