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Saverio Guerra | American Actor, Age, Star Sign, Biography, Career, Early Life, Facts

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IntroAmerican actor
Known for“Bob” in Becker, and “Mocha Joe” in Curb Your Enthusiasm
IsActor, Television actor
FromUnited States of America
TypeFilm, Television, Stage and Radio
GenderMale
Birth25 August 1964, Brooklyn, United States of America
Age55 years
Star SignVirgo

BIOGRAPHY

Saverio Guerra (born 25 August 1964) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his role as “Willy the Snitch” in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2000,) “Bob” in Becker (1998-2003,) and “Mocha Joe” in Curb Your Enthusiasm (2009-2020.)

EARLY LIFE

Saverio Guerra was born on August 25, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York.

CAREER

Saverio Guerra often plays New Yorkers.

He made his acting debut in 1989 with a minor role of “Frankie” in Nancy Savoca’s romance/comedy True Love. In 1993, he was cast as “Carmen” in Michael J. Fox and Gabrielle Anwar-starrer For Love or Money.

After a role in Mr. Wonderful (1993) and Bad Boys (1995,) he was seen playing one of the lead roles in Under the Bridge (1996.) The same year he was cast as “Sammy Feathers” in television series EZ Streets. Guerra was seen in 5 episodes of the series, from the pilot in October 1996 to the last episode A Ceremony of Innocence in April 1997.

After EZ Streets, he landed one of the central roles in the short-lived comedy television series on Fox, Temporarily Yours. Guerra was seen in all 6 episodes of the series, playing “Caesar Santos” alongside Seth Green (as David Silver,) Debi Mazar (as Deb DeAngelo,) and Joanna Gleason (as Joan Silver.)

In 1997-2000, Guerra played the character of “Willy the Snitch” in television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Beginning December 1998, he took on the recurring role of “Bob” in the television comedy series Becker. He was seen in 90 episodes, starting from the 6th episode of season 1 titled, “Man Plans, God Laughs” until the last episode of season 5 titled, “Daytime Believer.” Guerra did not renew his contract for the shortened season 6. Bob’s absence in the show was explained by his going on vacation and he was never mentioned again.

In November 2019, Guerra was seen as “Mocha Joe” in Seinfeld episode of season 7 of Larry David’s acclaimed television comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm. Starting with the season 10, the “Mocha Joe” character is revived and Guerra will be seen regularly on Curb Your Enthusiasm.

PERSONAL LIFE

Guerra is the godfather to his friend and Becker colleague Shawnee Smith’s son Jackson Makand Smith.

FILMOGRAPHY

YearNameTypeDirectorsWriters
20015th Annual Prism AwardsTV Special
2001Hollywood SquaresTV Series
2002CBS CaresTV Series
2002BeckerTV Series
1989/ITrue LoveMovieNancy SavocaNancy Savoca, Richard Guay (film producer)
1993For Love or MoneyMovieBarry SonnenfeldMark Rosenthal, Lawrence Konner
1993Mr. WonderfulMovieAnthony Minghella
1995Bad BoysMovieMichael BayGeorge Gallo
1995Favorite Deadly SinsTV Movie
1996Homicide: Life on the StreetTV Series
1996Under the BridgeMovie
1996SleepersMovieBarry LevinsonLorenzo Carcaterra, Barry Levinson
1996The WinnerMovieAlex Cox
1996Public MoralsTV Series
1996Breathing RoomMovieJon Sherman
1996-1997EZ StreetsTV Series
1997Temporarily YoursTV Series
1997Union SquareTV Series
1998Caroline in the CityTV Series
1998Carson’s Vertical SuburbiaTV MovieJohn Pasquin
1999Mad About YouTV Series
1999Summer of SamMovieSpike LeeSpike Lee, Victor Colicchio
1999Blue StreakMovieLes MayfieldJohn Blumenthal
1997-2000Buffy the Vampire SlayerTV Series
2001Sam the ManMovieGary Winick
1998-2003BeckerTV Series
2004MonkTV Series
2004Shark TalevoiceRob Letterman
2004Complete SavagesTV Series
2005NYPD BlueTV Series
2006Las VegasTV Series
2007Lucky YouMovieCurtis HansonEric Roth, Curtis Hanson
2008Yonkers JoeMovieRobert Celestino
2008My Name Is EarlTV Series
2012Hemingway & GellhornTV MoviePhilip KaufmanJerry Stahl, Barbara Turner
2012WeedsTV Series
2015Show Me a HeroTV Mini-Series
2017The DetourTV Series
2017She’s Gotta Have ItTV Series
2020The Last O.G.TV Series
2020HightownTV Series
2009-2020Curb Your EnthusiasmTV Series
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