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Joe Regalbuto

Joe Regalbuto
Regalbuto at the 1989 Emmy Awards
Personal information
Birth dateAugust 24, 1949(age 67)
Place of birthBrooklyn, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor, director

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Joe Regalbuto (born August 24, 1949) is an American actor and director known for his role as Frank Fontana on the CBS television comedy Murphy Brown. He also starred in the 1986 TV movie Fuzz Bucket and the short-lived series Street Hawk. He played a supporting role in the critically acclaimed film Missing in 1982. Also in 1982, Regalbuto played Darius, in the cult sci-fi/fantasy The Sword and the Sorcerer. In 2008, he had a small role in the movie Bottle Shock.

Late in the series, Regalbuto directed more than 20 episodes of Murphy Brown. He also has directed episodes of Titus, The George Lopez Show, Wizards of Waverly Place and other television programs. Regalbuto also was an early spokesman for DirecTV when it first came out.

In 2002, he appeared on the final season (5th) of the Ally McBeal TV series, episode 10, "One Hundred Tears", as Harvey Hall, a man who believed he could fly, using wings of his own making.

In 2008, he had guest roles in the TV series Ghost Whisperer and Criminal Minds. In 2009, Regalbuto had a guest appearance on NCIS.




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