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Joseph Mascolo Bio

(Stefano, DAYS)


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BIRTHDATE: March 13, 1935
BIRTHPLACE: West Hartford, CT
YEARS ON SHOW: 1982-1985, 1988, 1993-1996, 1996-2001, 2007-present
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Rose Maimone from 1953-1986 (her death); Married to Patricia Schultz (2005)
CHILDREN: He has one grown son, Peter, with his late wife.

Joseph Mascolo was born and raised in West Hartford, CT. From early on, his passion was for classical music and opera. He hadn't considered acting until a music scholarship brought him to the University of Miami, where a drama coach realized he was destined to be on stage.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Played clarinet in the band at West Point for three years because he never made it as a cadet; later played clarinet for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
  2. Studied acting under legendary teacher Stella Adler.
  3. Succeeded Robert Duvall as Eddie Carbone in A View from the Bridge, and joined an ensemble that included co-star Jon Voight and assistant director Dustin Hoffman.
  4. When not on the set, Mascolo is overseeing the completion of the dream home he designed in Lake Arrowhead.
  5. Sang a duet with Luciano Pavarotti in the film, Yes Giorgio!.
stories featuring
Joseph Mascolo

In the new issue of Soap Opera...

Joseph Mascolo Added To Day Of DAYS   Aug 21, 2012

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5 Questions For ... Joseph Mascolo (Stefano, DAYS)   Jun 24, 2009

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Joseph Mascolo: Remembering Pavarotti   Oct 29, 2007

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On The Fly - Joseph Mascolo   Nov 16, 2005

Joseph Mascolo
left his villainous DAYS behind...

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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL (Massimo, August 2001-July 2006)

TV Roles
THE EQUALIZER (Tony Costa, 1988)
HILL STREET BLUES (Melvin Jardino, 1986)
BRONK (Mayor Pete Santori, 1975)
ALL IN THE FAMILY (Mr. Bushmill, 1974)

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