Playing Tony Finelli's long-suffering Italian father, is veteran actor, George Pollock. He has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in regional theatre as well as on film and TV. Whether he’s a serious, central character or comic relief, George has never had a bad review.
On Broadway, he originated one of the five principal roles, Jobby Rosen, in the Tony-, New York Drama Desk-, and New York Drama Critic’s nominated Lamppost Reunion, written by Louis LaRusso II. On television, George was Sgt. Pepitone in the PBS docudrama "Eye Witness." Soap Opera fans have seen Mr. Pollock featured on "One Life to Live" and "As the World Turns."
Mr. Pollock began his career after having graduated from The Juilliard School. His first appearances were in musicals including "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" with Betty Hutton, "Paint Your Wagon" with Earl Wrightson, "Roberta" with Edward Everett Horton, "South Pacific" with Betty White and Georgio Tozzi, "My Fair Lady" with Sally Ann Howes, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" with Daryl Hickman, "Mr. President" with Bert Parks, and "The Sound of Music."