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Al Molinaro

Al MolinaroBorn: 24-Jun-1919
Birthplace: Kenosha, WI

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Alfred on Happy Days

In his most famous roles, Al Molinaro played "Murray the cop" on The Odd Couple, and took over Arnold's Diner on Happy Days when Pat Morita left that show. Among his other roles, he played Agent 44 on the 1960s sitcom Get Smart, and he had a supporting role in a quickly-cancelled 1990s sitcom, The Family Man, playing Gregory Harrison's father-in-law. He did TV commercials for dozens of products, and had his longest run as spokesman for Cortaid anti-itch cream and OnCor frozen foods. Molinaro was present for a Happy Days reunion special in 1992, but declined to participate in a 1993 Odd Couple reunion or a 2005 Happy Days reunion. He has not worked as an actor since the early 1990s, is reportedly in ill health, and at last word he was working on an autobiography.

Father: (optometrist)
Wife: Sidney (one son)

    TELEVISION
    Get Smart Agent 44 (1969-70)
    The Odd Couple Murray Greshler (cop, 1970-75)
    Happy Days Al Delvecchio (1976-82)
    Joanie Loves Chachi Al Delvecchio (1982-83)
    The Family Man Joe Alberghetti (1990-91)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Great American Traffic Jam (2-Oct-1980)
    Freaky Friday (17-Dec-1976) · Drapery Man


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