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Nicholas Colasanto

Highest Rated:   100% Fat City (1972)
Lowest Rated:   92% Family Plot (1976)
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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
94% Raging Bull
  • Tommy Como
1980
No Score Yet Mad Bull
  • Actor
1977
92% 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
87% Cheers
1982-1993
  • Ernie `Coach' Pantusso Ernie 'Coach' Pantusso
  • Appearing
  • 1991
  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1988
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
  • 1984
  • 1983
  • 1982
No Score Yet Starsky & Hutch
1975-1979
  • Director
  • 1978
No Score Yet CHiPs
1977-1983
  • Director
  • 1977
No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco
1972-1977
  • Joe Porturo
  • Director
  • 1975
  • 1973
No Score Yet Columbo
1968-2003
  • Director
  • 1974
  • 1972
No Score Yet Kojak
1973-1978
  • Marchette
  • 1973
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
  • Director
  • 1972
No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
1966-1973
  • Jimmy Bibo
  • 1971
  • 1967
No Score Yet Ironside
1967-1975
  • Mike Sellino
  • Director
  • 1968
No Score Yet My Favorite Martian
1963-1966
  • Orville
  • 1966
No Score Yet The Fugitive
1963-1967
  • Matt
  • 1966
No Score Yet The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
1962-1965
  • Work Partner
  • 1964
  • 1963

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