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Reliable, fair-haired stage actor, noted for his starring performances in Edward Albee's "American Dream" and "The Zoo Story" in the early 1960s. Piazza made his film debut in Sidney Furie's "A Dangerous Age" (1957) and portrayed studio chief Darryl F. Zanuck in "Guilty by Suspicion" (1991). Piazza also wrote plays and a novel, "The Exact and Very Strange Truth," which was published in 1964.
Cast (Feature Film)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Stage debut, "Othello", at the Theatre Intime in Princeton NJ
Film debut, "A Dangerous Age" (director, Sidney J. Furie)
Broadway debut in "Winesburg, Ohio"
Played "Young Man" in Edward Albee's "The American Dream" at the York Playhouse, later (1962) in repertory with Albee's "The Zoo Story" at the Cherry Lane Theatre, New York
Played Dr. Mike Rogers on "Ben Casey" TV series
Wrote plays "Lime Green" and "Khaki Blue", performed at the Provincetown Playhouse, NY
Last TV acting role in "Never Forget" (shown on TNT)