|Known for||“Bob” in Becker, and “Mocha Joe” in Curb Your Enthusiasm|
|Is||Actor, Television actor|
|From||United States of America|
|Type||Film, Television, Stage and Radio|
|Birth||25 August 1964, Brooklyn, United States of America|
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.)
Saverio Guerra was born on August 25, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York.
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.
Guerra is the godfather to his friend and Becker colleague Shawnee Smith’s son Jackson Makand Smith.
|2001||5th Annual Prism Awards||TV Special|
|2001||Hollywood Squares||TV Series|
|2002||CBS Cares||TV Series|
|1989/I||True Love||Movie||Nancy Savoca||Nancy Savoca, Richard Guay (film producer)|
|1993||For Love or Money||Movie||Barry Sonnenfeld||Mark Rosenthal, Lawrence Konner|
|1993||Mr. Wonderful||Movie||Anthony Minghella|
|1995||Bad Boys||Movie||Michael Bay||George Gallo|
|1995||Favorite Deadly Sins||TV Movie|
|1996||Homicide: Life on the Street||TV Series|
|1996||Under the Bridge||Movie|
|1996||Sleepers||Movie||Barry Levinson||Lorenzo Carcaterra, Barry Levinson|
|1996||The Winner||Movie||Alex Cox|
|1996||Public Morals||TV Series|
|1996||Breathing Room||Movie||Jon Sherman|
|1996-1997||EZ Streets||TV Series|
|1997||Temporarily Yours||TV Series|
|1997||Union Square||TV Series|
|1998||Caroline in the City||TV Series|
|1998||Carson’s Vertical Suburbia||TV Movie||John Pasquin|
|1999||Mad About You||TV Series|
|1999||Summer of Sam||Movie||Spike Lee||Spike Lee, Victor Colicchio|
|1999||Blue Streak||Movie||Les Mayfield||John Blumenthal|
|1997-2000||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||TV Series|
|2001||Sam the Man||Movie||Gary Winick|
|2004||Shark Tale||voice||Rob Letterman|
|2004||Complete Savages||TV Series|
|2005||NYPD Blue||TV Series|
|2006||Las Vegas||TV Series|
|2007||Lucky You||Movie||Curtis Hanson||Eric Roth, Curtis Hanson|
|2008||Yonkers Joe||Movie||Robert Celestino|
|2008||My Name Is Earl||TV Series|
|2012||Hemingway & Gellhorn||TV Movie||Philip Kaufman||Jerry Stahl, Barbara Turner|
|2015||Show Me a Hero||TV Mini-Series|
|2017||The Detour||TV Series|
|2017||She’s Gotta Have It||TV Series|
|2020||The Last O.G.||TV Series|
|2009-2020||Curb Your Enthusiasm||TV Series|