Ray Abruzzo (born August 12, 1954) is a Sicilian-American actor. He is a graduate of Christ the King High School in Middle Village, Queens, New York.
Abruzzo was born in Queens, New York City on August 12, 1954.
He made regular appearances in the following series: Dynasty (as police sergeant John Zorelli), The Practice (as Detective Michael McGuire) and The Sopranos (as "Little" Carmine Lupertazzi). He also played the part of Tony Guiliano, Christine Sullivan's fiance, husband, then ex-husband on the NBC-TV series Night Court.
Other television credits include a1989 "Change Of Heart" episode of Empty Nest, where he played cardiologist Dr.Leonard, NCIS, Murder, She Wrote, L.A. Law, House M.D., NYPD Blue, Lois and Clark, Law & Order: SVU, The Nanny, CSI: NY, Criminal Minds, Bones, Weinerville (where he performed Pops), In Plain Sight and Mad Men.
He was seen on the stage of the Pasadena Playhouse in the play, Mauritius, by Theresa Rebeck. He also played the title role in Lombardi.
Abruzzo starred in the longest single shot movie in American film history, Somebody Marry Me, written and directed by John Asher.
He is a supporter of SENS Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to researching and treating the causes of aging.
- Scriptfellas - Johnny 'Two Times' (1999)
- The Sopranos - "Little" Carmine Lupertazzi (2002-2007)