Joe Cortese
Joe Cortese

Gender

Male

Known Credits

6

Joe Cortese

Date of Birth: Feb 22, 1949

Birthplace:  Paterson, New Jersey, USA

 

 

Biography

Mr. Cortese, a Jersey boy, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater/ Communications from Midwestern College in Denison, Iowa, where he studied theatre, under the guidance of his acting teacher Alfred Rusico. While attending school on a drama scholarship, Joe did lead roles in many plays, many with seasoned New York and Hollywood actors. Some of his theatre credits include Lenny in Of Mice and Men, Pozzo in Waiting for Godot, and Patsy in Three Men on a Horse, to mention a few. After graduation he headed to New York and at 22 years of age he started his career in Journalism on Madison Ave.

Known For

Filmography

Rules Don't Apply

Rules Don't Apply

as Mobster

2016

Against the Ropes

Against the Ropes

as Irving Abel

2004

Nowhere Land

Nowhere Land

as Luke Santelli

2000

American History X

American History X

as Rasmussen (as Joe Cortese)

1998

C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf

C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf

as Doc Burkholder

1988

C.A.T. Squad

C.A.T. Squad

as John 'Doc' Burkholder

1986