Robert LaSardo

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Robert LaSardo
Born (1963-09-20) September 20, 1963 (age 59)
Nationality American
OccupationActor
Years active1987–present

Robert LaSardo is an American character actor.

Early life

LaSardo was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began his career studying at the High School of Performing Arts in New York City where he became an honors student, [1] before attending the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. He spent four years in the U.S. Navy. For two of those years, he handled Navy attack dogs in the Aleutian Islands.[ citation needed ]

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Career

LaSardo started his acting career in 1987 with the independent film China Girl by Abel Ferrara. After several smaller roles he appeared in such TV series as The X-Files , CSI: Miami , Nip/Tuck and Femme Fatales , most often playing bad guys, in particular drug dealers or gang leaders. He also appeared in feature films as bad guys in several movies, including Waterworld and The Mule .

He has appeared often in independent horror movies, such as in The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) , Autopsy , and Parlor . In 2020, he appeared in Hope for the Holidays with Sally Kirkland. [2]

In December 2021, it was reported that LaSardo has been cast in The Legend of Jack and Diane, a feature film described as a female-led revenge thriller written and directed by Bruce Bellocchi, starring Tom Sizemore, Lydia Zelmac, David Tomlinson and Carlo Mendez. The film's producers include Bellocchi, and filming began in Los Angeles on January 17, 2022. [3] [4]

In 2022, it was announced that LaSardo will be starring in the horror film Camp Pleasant Lake with Jonathan Lipnicki. [5]

Personal life

LaSardo lives with his family in California. [6]

Due to his work in the Navy, he supports USA Cares, an organization that supports families of soldiers. [7]

Filmography

Films

YearFilmRoleNotes
1987 China Girl Carlo Forza
1988 Moving Perry
Short Circuit 2 'Spooky'
Ich und Er Tony
1989 Rooftops 'Blade'
True Blood Luis
Renegades Skinhead
Penn & Teller Get Killed 1st Mugger
1990 Hard to Kill Punk
King of New York Italian Guard
1991 Out for Justice Bochi
1994 Léon: The Professional Drug DealerDeleted scenes
Jimmy Hollywood ATM Robber
Blood Run'Spike'
Drop Zone 'Deputy Dog'
Last Man StandingKazz
1995 Waterworld 'Smitty'
1996 Livers Ain't Cheap Eric Fidel
Tiger Heart Paulo
1997 Gang Related DEA Agent Sarkasian
1998 Strangeland Matt Myers
1999 In Too Deep Felipe Batista
Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies Gries
Blue Streak Twitchy Suspect
2000 Mercy Streets
2001 Bubble Boy Motorcyclist
2003 In Hell Usup
2004Latin DragonPaco
2005 Dirty Roland
2007Never DownRicoAlso writer
Half Past Dead 2 Rivera
2008 Autopsy Scott
Death Race Hector 'The Grim Reaper' Grimm
Tortured Mo
2010Wrath of CainRedfoot
2012 Tomorrow You're Gone Ornay Corale
JunkieNicky
2015 The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) Inmate #297
Jurassic City Corporal Ignacio
Parlor 'The Artist'
2016Show Me Your Tat
Everlasting Rocky
Calico Skies Macarena
2017 Psych: The Movie 'El Proveedor'
Blood CircusDeke
2018SilencerLazarus
CynthiaPete
Home StayDiego Forza
Lake of ShadowsCruz Lopez
The Mule Emilio
2019Attack of the UnknownHades
The Talking Tree'Mouse' Sanchez
2020Sky SharksFather Rodriguez
Home StayDiego Forza
BleachEl Jefe
Steele JusticeHitman
202114 GhostsBarin Daniels
The Pizza JointShorty
Narco SubSpyder
2022Damon's RevengeVictor
Bridge of the doomGeneral Vasquez
The Legend of Jack and DianeCesar
BloodthirstVampire Master
Death Count#6 Jose Mendez
The HostageArooka
Da FirstHuncho
Old Man JacksonOfficer Romero
Free Dead or AliveJose
Project SkyquakeScott
When George Got MurderedDerek Chauvin
The Squad: Rise of the Chicano SquadThe Scientist
TBACamp Pleasant LakeTBA

Television

YearFilmRoleNotes
1989-1990 China Beach Corporal Jesus 'Answer Man' Zappara5 episodes
1993-2003 NYPD Blue Freddie Ascención / Héctor Acevedo / Kiki / Luis Hernandez4 episodes
1994-1997 Renegade Scott Zane / Felipe / Víctor4 episodes
1996-2000 Pacific Blue Adam Beckwith2 episodes
1996-2000 Nash Bridges Baby Boy Doe / Doyle2 episodes
1997 Murder One Osvaldo Cesarus2 episodes
1999 Martial Law Héctor Flores2 episodes
1999-2002 V.I.P. New World Order Leader3 episodes
2000 The X-Files 'Cissy' AlvarezEpisode: "The Amazing Maleeni"
2002 The Shield Joe 'Jo-Jo' Rizal1 episode
Fastlane Owen 'Shadow' Little1 episode
2003 Touched by an Angel Lionel1 episode
Boomtown Pope1 episode
2003-2010 Nip/Tuck Escobar Gallardo 10 episodes
2004 Cold Case Jesús Torres1 episode
2005 Sex, Love & Secrets Arturo3 episodes
2005-2007 General Hospital Manny Ruiz 28 episodes
2005 Ghost Whisperer Julian Borgia2 episodes
2006 Bones Miguel Villeda1 episode
2007 Life S1E3 "Let Her Go"
2006-2011 CSI: Miami Memmo Fierro5 Seasons
2007-2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Emilio Alvarado1 episode
2010ChaseEduardo 'El Lobo' LopezS1E2 "Repo"
2011 Femme Fatales Laz SwanS1E3 "Bad Medicine"
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Luca1 episode
2011-2012 In Plain Sight Carlos Ramirez, Witness2 episodes
2013 Bad Samaritans Doug5 episodes
2020 Dave Don Quixote 1 episode

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References

  1. Robert LaSardo profile, soaps.sheknows.com/general-hospital; accessed October 9, 2021.
  2. "An unexpected Christmas film". Progress Times. Retrieved 2021-05-22.
  3. D'Alessandro, Anthony (2021-12-14). "Tom Sizemore Joins Female Revenge Thriller 'The Legend Of Jack And Diane'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2022-01-24.
  4. Grobar, Matt (January 20, 2022). "Carlo Mendez Replaces Alvaro Orlando In 'The Legend Of Jack And Diane'; Wendie Malick To Star In Musical 'Mother Of All Shows'". Deadline. Retrieved 2022-01-24.
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  7. Actor Robert Lasardo, Releases Tattoo Poetry Book, on ladinenclub