Paul Porcasi

Palermo, Sicily, Italy


From Wikipedia. Paul Porcasi (1 January 1879 – 8 August 1946) was an Italian film actor. He appeared in 142 films between 1917 and 1945. He was born in Palermo, Sicily. Porcasi was memorable as "Nick the Greek" in Universal's Broadway (1929). Porcasi performed infrequently on Broadway from 1916 to 1928. He ended his theatrical career in the smash hit "Broadway" as Nick Verdis that ran from 16 September 1926 to 11 February 1928 (603 performances) at the Broadhurst Theatre. French actress Yola d'Avril portrayed his daughter, Madame Feronde in MGM's adventure film Tarzan and His Mate. Porcasi died on 8 August 1946 in Hollywood, California.