Louis Guss

Louis Guss

  • Highest Rated: 93% Moonstruck (1987)
  • Lowest Rated: 11% Nickelodeon (1976)
  • Birthday: Jan 4, 1918
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Long a familiar presence on the New York stage and TV scene, Louis Guss has specialized in blue-collar ethnic roles. Guss' earliest screen credit was as Dominic in Harry and Tonto (1974). His showiest screen portrayal was as Raymond Coppomaggi in the irresistible romantic comedy Moonstruck (1987). On network television, Louis Guss was seen as Uncle Bennie on the 1991 sitcom Man in the Family.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

70% A Wake In Providence (Almost Married) Uncle Guy 2005
38% A Tale of Two Pizzas Emilio 2003
64% The Yards Nathan Grodner 2000
89% Two Family House Donato 2000
87% Girlfight Don $0.8M 2000
20% The Crew Jerry `Hammer' Fungo $12.5M 2000
68% Night Falls on Manhattan Court Clerk 1997
No Score Yet The Counterfeit Contessa Antony Nardino 1994
57% The Cemetery Club Ed Bonfigliano 1993
44% Used People Uncle Normy 1992
13% Slaves of New York Vardig 1989
No Score Yet American Blue Note Abe Katz 1989
No Score Yet Original Sin Rossi 1989
No Score Yet Frank Nitti: The Enforcer Actor 1988
93% Moonstruck Raymond Cappomaggi 1987
No Score Yet Seize the Day Rubin 1986
No Score Yet Sno-Line (Death Line)(Texas Godfather) Gus 1986
69% Highlander Newsvendor 1986
No Score Yet Brass Samuel Selig 1985
43% Cheech and Chong's Nice Dreams Herb 1981
No Score Yet Willie & Phil Mr. D'Amico 1980
33% H.O.T.S. Bugs Benny 1979
57% New York, New York Fowler 1977
54% Fun with Dick and Jane Phone Company Customer 1977
11% Nickelodeon Dinsdale 1976
No Score Yet No Deposit, No Return Freddie 1976
No Score Yet Lucky Lady Bernie 1975
No Score Yet Lepke Max Rubin 1975
83% Harry and Tonto Dominic 1974
No Score Yet Crazy Joe Magliocco 1974
No Score Yet Terror on the 40th Floor Actor 1974
58% The Laughing Policeman Gus Niles 1973
89% Love with the Proper Stranger Flooey 1963

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
Vincent Carpenana Yost
  • 1999
  • 1991
No Score Yet Silk Stalkings
1991-1999
Gino
  • 1997
No Score Yet Mad About You
1992-1999
Landlord
  • 1994
No Score Yet The Commish
1991-1996
Joe Florio
  • 1994
No Score Yet Empty Nest
1988-1995
Bellman
  • 1992
No Score Yet The Golden Girls
1985-1992
Guest Marvin
  • 1992
No Score Yet The Man in the Family
1991
Uncle Bennie
  • 1991
0% Glory Days
1990
Sammy
  • 1990
No Score Yet Who's the Boss?
1984-1992
Dominic
  • 1990
No Score Yet Taxi
1978-1983
Maxie Melcher
  • 1981
No Score Yet All in the Family
1971-1979
Deliveryman Sam
  • 1978
  • 1972
No Score Yet Charlie's Angels
1976-1981
Lunchie
  • 1977
No Score Yet CHiPs
1977-1983
Chauffeur
  • 1977
No Score Yet Quincy, M.E.
1976-1983
Spence
  • 1977
No Score Yet The Mary Tyler Moore Show
1970-1977
Sam
  • 1977
No Score Yet Kojak
1973-1978
Fred Scheer
  • 1977
  • 1976
  • 1973
No Score Yet The Odd Couple
1970-1975
Moe Arnold / Let It Ride Guy Man in Waiting Ed
  • 1974
  • 1973
No Score Yet Sanford and Son
1972-1977
Caretaker
  • 1973

QUOTES FROM Louis Guss CHARACTERS

Uncle Guy
Vic Damon married a black girl.
Aunt Elaine
He had such a lovely voice.
Anthony
Hey, Uncle Guy! How're ya doin'?
Uncle Guy
My testicles are hanging so low, they're pushing my socks down.