Scalia has headlined a near record eleven television series. Among his most notable roles was the tough, determined New York cop, Michael Demarco, in Barbara Taylor Bradford's "Everything to Gain," opposite Sean Young.
In 1975, the Brooklyn native began modeling with Armani appearing in L'Uomo Vogue, later joining the Ford Modeling Agency signing on as the "Jordache Jeans Man." In January 1980, Scalia started acting with Robert X. Modie which led to his first film role in "Star Maker" with Rock Hudson.
Mr. Scalia's most recent performances include the film "Charades" with Karen Black and James Russo and the independent feature "Trail of Evidence." He also appeared in the TBS film "Silent Predator" which aired in July 2000 and garnered some of the highest ratings for cable television that year. He portrayed a land-developing crazed villain opposite Ernest Borgnine in the feature film "Mel" and starred as a secret service agent in the 1996 sci-fi film "Silencers." He recently returned from living in Rome, Italy while filming a remake of the American TV series "Tequila and Bonetti." The series debuted in Europe with history-breaking ratings.
His telefilm credits include Jackie Collins' "Lady Boss," for which he was nominated for the prestigious Critics Award for best actor in a miniseries. He played the controversial role of Joey Buttafuco opposite Alyssa Milano in "Casualty of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story." He also starred in the Judith Krantz miniseries "I'll Take Manhattan," "Tall Dark and Deadly," "Torchsong," "With a Vengeance" and "Runaway Father." His television series credits include; "Pointman," "Dallas," "Wolf," and "Remington Steele."
Scalia's feature films include "Fear City" with Tom Berenger and Melanie Griffith, "Beyond Suspicion" with James Russo, "Shattered Image" with Bo Derek, "Amore" and the soon to be released "Felons."
No stranger to the stage, Scalia has starred as the lead in the Pulitzer nominated play, "Red River Rats," by Paul Gillette and directed by John Piepilow. His performace garnered rave reviews from Hollywood Reporter and Variety.
Scalia is currently bi-coastal, living in New York and Los Angeles. He was an All American in High School, playing three sports through college, participated in four triathlons, six marathons and speaks fluent Italian and Spanish.
Jack was born Brooklyn, NY on November 10.
All My Children
June 28, 2001
to May 8, 2003
Act of War
Follow Your Heart
The Last Leprechaun
Follow Your Heart (1998; assistant producer)
Dark Breed (1996; associate producer)
The Silencers (1996; associate producer)
T-Force (1994; associate producer)
Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2002)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, New York
DATE OF BIRTH: November 10th, 1951
Children: Two daughters; Olivia (born 1987) and Jacqueline (born 1990).
In 1971, he was drafted third by the Montreal Expos.
Appeared in magazine and newspaper ads for Emimence Underwear in the late 1970s.