Martin Victor Ferrero (born September 29, 1947) is an American stage and film actor.
Life and careerEdit
Ferrero was born in Brockport, New York. He joined the California Actors Theater in Los Gatos, California. In 1979, he moved to Los Angeles and began to act in Hollywood. He is widely remembered for his role as the ill-fated lawyer Donald Gennaro in Jurassic Park (1993). He is also remembered as a regular on the 1980s TV series Miami Vice for playing the comic relief character Izzy Moreno, an informant with a malapropism infused Cuban accent and involved in a variety of outlandish business ventures.
Less well known is that he appeared in the pilot episode as assassin Trini DeSoto. He also guest-starred on an episode of Cheers ("Rescue Me", season 3), playing the role of an Italian waiter. In addition, he has appeared in Get Shorty (1995), Gods and Monsters (1998), and The Tailor of Panama (2001). As of 2008, Ferrero is a member of the Antaeus Company, a Los Angeles classical theater ensemble. In 2011, Ferrero reprised the role of Donald Gennaro in a CollegeHumor parody of Jurassic Park.
|1981||The Incredible Shrinking Woman||Guard|
|1982||I Ought to Be in Pictures||Monte Del Rey|
|Band of the Hand||Hardware Clerk||Uncredited|
|Modern Girls||Music Video Director|
|1987||Planes, Trains & Automobiles||Second Motel Clerk|
|1992||Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot||Paulie|
|1993||Reckless Kelly||Ernie the Fan|
|Jurassic Park||Donald Gennaro|
|1995||Get Shorty||Tommy Carlo|
|1998||Gods and Monsters||George Cukor|
|The Naked Man||Sammy|
|2001||Air Bud: World Pup||Snerbert||Voice|
|The Tailor of Panama||Teddy, the Reporter|
|1979||The Ropers||Salesman||Episode: "Puppy Love"|
|Soap||Waiter||Episode: "Episode #3.6"|
|1981||M*A*S*H||Wounded man in jeep||Episode: "That's Show Biz"|
|1982||Mork & Mindy||The Salesman||Episode "I Don't Remember Mama" (#4.15)|
|1983||Diff'rent Strokes||Coach||Episode "The Goat"|
|1984||Alice||Bart||Episode "Romancing Mr. Stone"|
|1985||Hill Street Blues||Alan "Rambo" Branford||Episode: "Somewhere Over The Rambo"|
|Cheers||Waiter||Episode: "Rescue Me"|
|1986||Moonlighting||Peter Macy||Episode: "Yours, Very Deadly"|
|1984–1989||Miami Vice||Izzy Moreno/Trini DeSoto||18 episodes/1 episode|
|1988||L.A. Law||Julius Goldfarb / The Salamander||Episode: "Leapin' Lizards"|
|1990||Shannon's Deal||Lou Gondolf|
|1996||Nash Bridges||Vincenzo 'Vince' Diamond||Episode: "Javelin Catcher"|
|1997||The Practice||Sam Feldberg||Episode: "Save the Mule"|
|1998||The X-Files||Shooter||Episode: "The End"|
|2000||Ali: An American Hero||Angelo Dundee||(TV movie)|
|2011||CollegeHumor Originals||Donald Gennaro||Episode: "Jurassic Park Character's Awful Realization"|
|2017||Jimmy Kimmel Live!||Himself
|Episode: David Muir, Pedro Pescal, Music from Mariah Carey|
- "Home Page - Antaeus Theatre Company". Antaeus.org. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
- "Jurassic Park Character's Awful Realization - CollegeHumor Video". Collegehumor.com. 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2017-03-14.