Casey Siemaszko

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Casey Siemaszko
Kazimierz Andrew Siemaszko [1]

(1961-03-17) March 17, 1961 (age 60)
Education DePaul University (BFA)
Years active1983–present
Relatives Nina Siemaszko (sister)

Kazimierz Andrew "Casey" Siemaszko (sha-MAH-sko; born March 17, 1961) is an American actor. He had supporting roles in films, such as Back to the Future and Stand by Me . He had a leading role in the film Three O'Clock High .


Personal life

Siemaszko was born in Chicago and grew up on the city's northwest side. [2] He attended Saint Ignatius College Preparatory School and graduated from the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University in 1983. [3] [4] His father, Konstanty (1918-1999), was a Polish Roman Catholic and a former member of the Polish Navy. He joined the Polish Underground and was a survivor of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. He immigrated to Chicago in 1959 and became a well-known local choreographer and a fixture in the Polish community. [2] His mother, Collette McAllister (1931-2008), was English. [5] His sister Nina is an actress and his brother, Corky, is a writer for Daily News and a reporter for NBC News. [3]



1983 Class Doug
1985 Secret Admirer Roger Despard
Back to the Future '3-D' [6]
1986 Stand by Me Billy Tessio
1987 Gardens of Stone Wildman
Three O'Clock High Jerry Mitchell
1988 Biloxi Blues Don Carney
Young Guns Charlie Bowdre
1989 Breaking In Mike Lafebb [7] [8]
Back to the Future Part II '3-D' [9]
1992 Of Mice and Men 'Curley'
1994 Teresa's Tattoo Michael
Milk Money 'Cash'
1995 Napoleon Conan / PengiVoice
Black Scorpion Dr. Goddard
1996 The Phantom Morgan
1997 Bliss Tanner
1998 Taxman Abrasha Topolev
1999 Limbo Bobby Gastineau
2005 The Crew Young Bobby Bartellemeo
2009 Public Enemies Harry Berman


1984 Silence of the Heart Jeff Television film
The Facts of Life BrianEpisode: "Smile"
1984–85 St. Elsewhere Rick Messina3 episodes
1985 Amazing Stories JonathanEpisode: "The Mission"
1991 The Chase Phillip Hutchinson Television film
1993 Tribeca 'Red' GradyEpisode: "Heros Exoletus"
1994 The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. Ned ZedEpisode: "Ned Zed"
704 Hauser Joey Stivic Episode: "Meet the Cumberbatchs"
1996 Too Something Angry Competitive Guy2 episodes
Mistrial Detective Bobby ZitoTelevision film
1996; 2002–04 NYPD Blue Pat Fraker13 episodes
1997; 2008–09 Law & Order Mr. Shuman / Green's Union Delegate / Bart Rainey3 episodes
1997 Chicago Sons FrankEpisode: "To Have and to Hold"
Rose Hill Fergus CarrollTelevision film
1999 Chameleon II: Death Match Jake BookerTelevision film
Storm of the Century Alton 'Hatch' Hatcher Miniseries
2000 Falcone Ray Cerrone2 episodes
2003 Oz Detective Tarnowski2 episodes
2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Harvey GruenwaldEpisode: "Unrequited"
2005 The Inside Billy Ray PopeEpisode: "Thief of Hearts"
2006 CSI: NY Paul SabotiniEpisode: "Run Silent, Run Deep"
2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit EPA OfficialEpisode: "Loophole"
The Bronx Is Burning Detective WelkerEpisode: "The Seven Commandments"
2007; 2012 Damages Dan Williams12 episodes
2008 New Amsterdam Peter HuygensEpisode: "Golden Boy"
2010 The Event Frank DecostaEpisode: "I Haven't Told You Everything"
2012 Blue Bloods Josh ThorpEpisode: "Collateral Damage"
Louie Homeless ManEpisode: "Daddy's Girlfriend: Part 2"
White Collar Bert 'Bertie' SlavkinEpisode: "Parting Shots"
NYC 22 Allen Blume3 episodes
Elementary Michael McGeeEpisode: "While You Were Sleeping"
2013 Killing Kennedy Jack Ruby Television film
2014 The Blacklist Sam RaimoEpisode: "Mako Tanida (No.83)"
2015 Unforgettable Greg ZartaneEpisode: "Blast from the Past"
2016 Billions SeidsEpisode: "Short Squeeze"

Video games

YearTitleVoice role
2004 Red Dead Revolver Conductor / Hank Pullman / Jason Cornet / Cowboys #2
2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Johnny Sindacco / Pedestrian
2018 Red Dead Redemption 2 Wróbel

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