Phil Fondacaro

Italian-born Phil Fondacaro was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances on the Hollywood movie screen. Fondacaro started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Mark Hamill box office smash action picture "Return of the Jedi" (1983), the Noah Hathaway fantasy "Troll" (1986) and the sci-fi fantasy "The Dungeonmaster" (1986) with Jeffrey Byron. He also appeared in the action movie "Steele Justice" (1987) with Martin Kove and "The Garbage Pail Kids Movie" (1987) with Anthony Newley. Fondacaro also lent his vocal talents to the animated adventure "The Black Cauldron" (1985) with Grant Bardsley. He continued to act in productions like the comedic adventure "Willow" (1988) with Val Kilmer, "Meridian: Kiss of the Beast" (1990) with Sherilyn Fenn and "Joey Takes a Cab" (1991). He also appeared in the Tim Thomerson fantasy sequel "Dollman vs. Demonic Toys" (1993). More recently, he continued to act in the Rhonda Griffin horror movie "The Creeps" (1997) and the Jack Maturin fantasy "Blood Dolls" (1999). He held additional roles in television including a part on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS, 2000-2015). Most recently, Fondacaro acted in the action film "George A. Romero's Land of the Dead" (2005) with Simon Baker.