Biography

Donald "Don" Novello (born January 1, 1943) is an American writer, film director, producer, actor, singer and comedian. He is best known for his work on NBC's Saturday Night Live from 1977 until 1980, and again in 1985–86, often as the character Father Guido Sarducci. He appeared as Sarducci in the video of Rodney Dangerfield's "Rappin' Rodney", and on many subsequent television shows, including Married... with Children, Blossom, It's Garry Shandling's Show, Unhappily Ever After, Square Pegs and The Colbert Report.

Donald "Don" Novello (born January 1, 1943) is an American writer, film director, producer, actor, singer and comedian. He is best known for his work on NBC's Saturday Night Live from 1977 until 1980, and again in 1985–86, often as the character Father Guido Sarducci. He appeared as Sarducci in the video of Rodney Dangerfield's "Rappin' Rodney", and on many subsequent television shows, including Married... with Children, Blossom, It's Garry Shandling's Show, Unhappily Ever After, Square Pegs and The Colbert Report.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 26

Birthday 1943-01-01

Place of Birth Ashtabula - Ohio - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 Palo Alto as Mr. Wilson
2011 Twixt as Melvin
2010 The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear as Father Guido Sarducci
2006 Factory Girl as Mort Silvers
2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return as Vinny (voice)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire as Vincenzo 'Vinny' Santorini (voice)
2000 Just One Night as Italian Drifter
1999 Just the Ticket as Tony
1998 Histeria!(52 episodes)
1996 Ho Ho Nooooooo!!! It's Mr. Bill's Christmas Special! as Father Sarducci
1995 Casper as Father Guido Sarducci
1995 One Night Stand
1993 Teenage Bonnie and Klepto Clyde as Sanchez
1990 The Godfather: Part III as Dominic Abbandando
1990 Blossom(2 episodes)
1989 Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary as Father Guido Sarducci
1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream as Stan
1984 Pinocchio as Narrator
1982 Become an Artist as Guido Sarducci
1980 Fridays(1 episode)
1980 Gilda Live as Father Guido Sarducci
1975 Saturday Night Live(3 episodes)
1968 Julia(1 episode)

Writing

1981 SCTV Network 90(9 episodes)Writer
1980 Gilda LiveWriter
1976 Van Dyke and Company(12 episodes)Writer
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)Writer

Production

1981 SCTV Network 90(68 episodes)Producer

Directing

1982 Become an ArtistDirector

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