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Martin Ferrero is a Actor American born on 29 september 1947 at Brockport (USA)

Martin Ferrero

Martin Ferrero
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Nationality USA
Birth 29 september 1947 (71 years) at Brockport (USA)

Martin Ferrero (born September 29, 1947) is an American stage and film actor.

Biography

Martin Ferrero rejoint le California Actors Theater de Los Gatos en Californie. En 1979, il part à Los Angeles pour commencer sa carrière à Hollywood.

Après avoir décroché des petits rôles dans de nombreuses séries télévisées telles que Soap, Capitaine Furillo, Arnold et Willy ou encore Les Jours heureux, il décroche un rôle dans l'épisode pilote de Deux flics à Miami. Il y tient le rôle de Trini DeSoto. Mais il incarnera finalement le personnage d'Izzy Moreno, un indic' qui apparaîtra à plusieurs reprises dans les 5 saisons de la série jusqu'en 1990.

En parallèle, il continue d'apparaître dans d'autres séries comme Les Incorruptibles de Chicago, Clair de lune ou encore La Loi de Los Angeles.

Il décroche de petits rôles au cinéma, par exemple dans Un ticket pour deux (1987) de John Hughes puis dans L'embrouille est dans le sac (1991) de John Landis avec Sylvester Stallone, qu'il retrouvera dans Arrête ou ma mère va tirer ! (1992).

Il se fait surtout connaître du grand public en 1993 grâce à Jurassic Park de Steven Spielberg.

En 1995, il tient un petit rôle dans Get Shorty, Stars et Truands aux côtés de John Travolta, et dans Heat de Michael Mann.

Il retrouve ensuite Don Johnson, son ancien partenaire dans Deux flics à Miami, le temps d'un épisode de Nash Bridges en 1996.

Il apparaît ensuite dans les séries The Practice : Bobby Donnell et Associés et X-Files.

En 2000, il joue dans le 3e volet de la saga Air Bud puis incarne Angelo Dundee, l'entraîneur de Mohamed Ali, dans le téléfilm Ali - Un héros, une légende.

Sa dernière apparition au cinéma est dans Le Tailleur de Panama, sorti en 2001.

Depuis 2008, Ferrero est un membre de la Compagnie Antaeus, une compagnie de théâtre classique basée à Los Angeles.

Best films

Jurassic Park (1993)
(Actor)

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Yahoo Serious
Yahoo Serious
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Michael Mann
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John Hughes
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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Martin Ferrero (17 films)

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Actor

The Tailor of Panama, 1h49
Directed by John Boorman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Spy films
Actors Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis, Leonor Varela, Brendan Gleeson, Catherine McCormack
Roles Teddy, the Reporter
Rating62% 3.1000153.1000153.1000153.1000153.100015
Andy Osnard is an MI6 spy reassigned to Panama after having an affair in Madrid with the foreign minister’s mistress. His superior warns him of the corruption present in Panama, but Osnard views that as an opportunity. Consulting a list of British citizens residing in Panama, he meets Harry Pendel, the tailor to many of Panama's elite, including the President. Pendel, a gifted storyteller, passes himself off as being formerly of Savile Row, but is in fact an ex-con who used to run scams with his late uncle Benny. Pendel's wife Louisa, the assistant to the administrator of the Panama Canal Authority, is unaware of his criminal record. While Harry is a superb tailor, he is a bad businessman; his tailor shop is constantly in debt, and he owes $50,000 of Louisa's money to the bank for a farming business that failed.
Air Bud: World Pup, 1h23
Directed by Bill Bannerman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Association football films, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Martin Ferrero, Kevin Zegers, Patrick Cranshaw, Dale Midkiff, Molly Hagan, Caitlin Wachs
Roles Schimdt
Rating47% 2.3545552.3545552.3545552.3545552.354555
Teenager Josh Framm's mother, Jackie, has just married her veterinarian boyfriend, Patrick Sullivan. Josh and his best friend, Tom Stewart, have just made their school's soccer team when their coach reveals that their team will become co-ed. Josh meets Emma, an attractive girl who just moved with her family from England; and not only will she be playing on his soccer team, but she also has a golden retriever named Molly. Molly quickly has puppies with Josh's basketball and football-playing dog, Buddy. Next, it is discovered that Buddy also has the uncanny ability to play soccer. Buddy has a uniform and is on the roster, leading Josh's soccer team to the state championship. However, trouble occurs when Buddy's six newborn puppies are kidnapped by a man called Snerbert (Martin Ferrero) who wants to sell them for cash.
Gods and Monsters, 1h45
Directed by Bill Condon
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about films, Films about sexuality, Films about suicide, LGBT-related films, Frankenstein films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Arthur Dignam, Jack Plotnick, Lolita Davidovich
Roles George Cukor
Rating74% 3.7486953.7486953.7486953.7486953.748695
The story opens in the 1950s, after the Korean War; it has been more than a decade since James Whale, director of Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein, has retired. He lives with his long-time housemaid, Hanna, who loyally cares for him but disapproves of his homosexuality. Whale has suffered a series of strokes that have left him fragile and tormented by memories: growing up as a poor outcast, his tragic World War I service, and the filming of The Bride of Frankenstein. Whale slips into his past, and indulges in his fantasies, reminiscing about gay pool parties and also sexually teasing an embarrassed, starstruck fan who comes to interview him. Whale battles depression, at times contemplating suicide, as he realizes his life, his attractiveness, and his health are slipping away.
The Naked Man, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Michael Rapaport, Michael Jeter, Rachael Leigh Cook, John Carroll Lynch, Arija Bareikis, Martin Ferrero
Roles Sonny
Rating53% 2.658432.658432.658432.658432.65843
Dr. Edward Blis, Jr, a chiropractor by day, moonlights as a professional wrestler at night. His wrestling name is the Naked Man and he wears a naked body suit when wrestling. After his parents are killed by Sticks Varona, a cripple with crutches which double as machine guns, and an Elvis Presley impersonator, he loses his sanity. He adopts the persona of his wrestling character and goes on a rampage of revenge.
Get Shorty
Get Shorty (1995)
, 1h45
Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Mob film, Action, Crime
Themes Films about films, Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, Dwayne Johnson
Roles Tommy Carlo
Rating68% 3.448653.448653.448653.448653.44865
Chili Palmer, a loan shark based in Miami, clashes with mobster, Ray "Bones" Barboni over a leather jacket borrowed from Palmer at a restaurant without permission by Mr. Barboni. They have two confrontations, the first of which leaves Barboni with a broken nose. Barboni then wants his boss Jimmy Capp to go after Palmer, but he refuses, as Palmer has done nothing wrong. Barboni took the jacket without permission, and Chili's car keys were in the jacket. Jimmy also tells Bones that Chili works for another mafioso named Momo and Capp has no power over him. But soon after Palmer's boss, Momo, dies of a heart attack, Chili finds himself working for Barboni, whose first order is for Palmer to collect a loan shark debt owed by dry cleaner Leo Devoe. Devoe was believed to have been killed in a commercial airliner crash, but in truth had actually gotten off the plane, and failed to re-board because he was getting drunk in the airport bar. After the plane crash, Devoe's wife identified his personal effects, and the airline quickly offers her an insurance check for $300,000. Faye carelessly gives Leo the insurance money, and he heads out of Miami. When Chili visits Leo's "widow" Faye, she reveals to Palmer that Leo is still alive, has left Miami, and is partying and winning money in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Heat
Heat (1995)
, 2h51
Directed by Michael Mann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Tom Sizemore, Jon Voight, Diane Venora
Roles Construction Clerk
Rating81% 4.098794.098794.098794.098794.09879
Career criminal Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) and his crew, Chris Shiherlis (Val Kilmer), Michael Cheritto (Tom Sizemore) and Trejo (Danny Trejo), hire new recruit Waingro (Kevin Gage) and commit an armored car heist, stealing $1.6 million in bearer bonds belonging to money launderer Roger Van Zant (William Fichtner). However, Waingro impulsively kills one of the guards, forcing the robbers to kill the remaining two so as to leave no witnesses. An infuriated McCauley tries to kill Waingro afterwards, but he escapes. Afterwards McCauley's fence, Nate (Jon Voight), suggests they try to sell the bonds back to Van Zant, who agrees but secretly instructs his men to kill McCauley at the meeting. With backup from his crew, McCauley thwarts the ambush and vows revenge.
Reckless Kelly, 1h43
Directed by Yahoo Serious
Origin Australie
Genres Comedy, Western
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Yahoo Serious, Melora Hardin, Hugo Weaving, Alexei Sayle, Kathleen Freeman, John Pinette
Roles Ernie the Fan
Rating51% 2.553412.553412.553412.553412.55341
A modern-day Ned Kelly robs banks in Australia and gives all the money to the poor people. Ned is forced to go to Hollywood in order to make enough money to save his family's land. As it goes against his belief, he cannot simply rob banks there for his own benefit. Ned is forced to find another way to come up with the $1 million required to save his family island. That's when a movie producer shows up and gives Ned an offer he can't refuse.
Jurassic Park, 2h7
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Clonage, Dinosaur films, Films about computing, Seafaring films, La préhistoire, Transport films, Films based on science fiction novels, Animaux préhistoriques, Cyberpunk films
Actors Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero
Roles Donald Gennaro
Rating80% 4.048324.048324.048324.048324.04832
John Hammond, the founder and CEO of bioengineering company InGen, has created a theme park called Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, a tropical island populated with cloned dinosaurs. After a park worker is killed by a Velociraptor, the park's investors, represented by lawyer Donald Gennaro, demand that experts visit the park and certify it as safe. Gennaro invites the mathematician Ian Malcolm while Hammond invites paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant and paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler. Upon arrival, the group is stunned to see three Brachiosaurus and a herd of Parasaurolophus in the distance.
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, 1h27
Directed by Roger Spottiswoode
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Buddy films
Actors Sylvester Stallone, Estelle Getty, JoBeth Williams, Roger Rees, Ving Rhames, Martin Ferrero
Roles Paulie
Rating42% 2.104262.104262.104262.104262.10426
Joe Bomowski (Sylvester Stallone) is a tough cop. When his seemingly frail mother Tutti (Estelle Getty) comes to stay with him and progressively interferes in his life, it drives him crazy. After cleaning his gun with bleach and finding out she ruined it, she buys him an illegal MAC-10 machine pistol, where she witnesses the murder of one of the men that sells her the gun. While taken to the police station, she refuses to work with and starts poking around in his police cases. The gun purchased was part of a collection taken from a burned building, and the gun insurance money was received.
Oscar
Oscar (1991)
, 1h49
Directed by John Landis
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Sylvester Stallone, Marisa Tomei, Ornella Muti, Tim Curry, Chazz Palminteri, Peter Riegert
Roles Luigi Finucci
Rating64% 3.249533.249533.249533.249533.24953
In the prologue, gangster Angelo "Snaps" Provolone promises his dying father (Kirk Douglas) that he will give up a life of crime, and instead "go straight".
High Spirits, 1h39
Directed by Neil Jordan
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Peter O'Toole, Steve Guttenberg, Daryl Hannah, Beverly D'Angelo, Liam Neeson, Jennifer Tilly
Roles Malcolm
Rating57% 2.8501152.8501152.8501152.8501152.850115
Peter O'Toole is Peter Plunkett, the owner of a dilapidated Irish castle which has been converted to a bed and breakfast supplying the only employment for the local villagers. Owing money to an American businessman, Plunkett has the idea to turn the castle into "The most haunted castle in Europe" for the tourist trade. He and his wacky staff of Irish characters set about creating ghost costumes and effects for their first group of American lodgers.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles, 1h33
Directed by John Hughes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Aviation films, Rail transport films, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean, Kevin Bacon, Dylan Baker
Roles Second Motel Clerk
Rating75% 3.7983253.7983253.7983253.7983253.798325
Neal Page is trying to return to his family for Thanksgiving in Chicago after being on a business trip in New York City, but is held up by an advertising executive who spends the entirety of the meeting looking at the three pictures to choose to launch their ad. On their way out, he tries to find a cab and successfully hails one, but is beaten to the punch by another man (Kevin Bacon in a cameo appearance). Del Griffith, a traveling salesman, interferes by leaving his trunk by the side of the road causing Neal to trip while racing a man for a cab, then inadvertently snatching the taxi ride that Neal bought from an attorney. The two meet again on the flight from JFK Airport to O'Hare; the plane is diverted to Wichita due to a blizzard in Chicago. What should have been a 1-hour and 45-minute New York-to-Chicago flight turns into a three-day ordeal, in which everything that can go wrong does.
Modern Girls, 1h24
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Virginia Madsen, Cynthia Gibb, Daphne Zuniga, Clayton Rohner, Stephen Shellen, John Dye
Roles Music Video Director
Rating59% 2.951372.951372.951372.951372.95137
Three girls, Margo, Kelly, and Cece are roommates living in Los Angeles working menial jobs by day, and by night they enjoy the vibrant and decadent night life of 1980s Los Angeles.
Band of the Hand, 1h49
Directed by Paul Michael Glaser
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Stephen Lang, Michael Carmine, Lauren Holly, John Cameron Mitchell, Leon Robinson, Laurence Fishburne
Roles Hardware Clerk (uncredited)
Rating63% 3.1505953.1505953.1505953.1505953.150595
The story involves a group of juvenile delinquents in their teens who are doomed to be prosecuted as adults for their crimes unless they take part in a new and experimental "program" led by a Vietnam veteran Native American (Lang) from the Everglades. The teens must learn to survive in the dangerous swamp and how to work together. Upon completion of the program, the group buys a vacant house in a dangerous part of Miami and slowly rebuilds the neighborhood, kicking out the pimps, prostitutes and drug dealers. The film's climax has the group taking the fight directly to a drug manufacturing facility that is equipped with an M-134 Minigun.
Gung Ho
Gung Ho (1986)
, 1h52
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Buddy films
Actors Michael Keaton, Gedde Watanabe, George Wendt, Mimi Rogers, John Turturro, Clint Howard
Roles Crandall
Rating61% 3.0993353.0993353.0993353.0993353.099335
The local auto plant in fictional Hadleyville, Pennsylvania, which supplied most of the town's jobs, has been closed for nine months. The former foreman Hunt Stevenson (Michael Keaton) goes to Tokyo to try to convince the Assan Motors Corporation to reopen the plant. The Japanese company agrees and, upon their arrival in the U.S., they take advantage of the desperate work force to institute many changes. The workers are not permitted a union, are paid lower wages, are moved around within the factory so that each worker learns every job, and are held to seemingly impossible standards of efficiency and quality. Adding to the strain in the relationship, the Americans find humor in the demand that they do calisthenics as a group each morning and that the Japanese executives eat their lunches with chopsticks and bathe together in the river near the factory. The workers also display a poor work ethic and lackadaisical attitude toward quality control.