Joe E. Tata

Joe E. Tata

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Joe E. Tata was born on Sep 13, 1936 in USA. Joe E. Tata's big-screen debut came with No Time for Sergeants - Season 1 directed by Leslie H. Martinson in 1964, strarring Private Neddick / Neddick. Joe E. Tata is known for Hollywood Beat directed by Don Chaffey, Jack Scalia stars as Det. Nick McCarren and Jay Acovone as Det. Jack Rado. The upcoming new tvshow Joe E. Tata plays is Mystery Girls - Season 1 which will be released on Jun 25, 2014.

Character actor Joseph Evan Tata was the son of John Lucas, a vaudevillian who had once made a name for himself as Rosey the Singing Barber. Joe began acting on screen in 1960. For the next decade, he appeared (then billed as 'Joey' Tata) in numerous classic TV episodes of the era, usually in small supporting roles. His career took off after a recurring part as Private Neddick in No Time for Sergeants (1964). He provided the voice for several of the robots in Perdus dans l'espace (1965) and popped up as assorted minor henchmen in the original Batman (1966) series. Joe also essayed an alien in Au-delà du réel (1963) and Napoleon Bonaparte in Au coeur du temps (1966). A familiar face in police and detective shows, Joe made multiple appearances in Mission impossible (1966), Mannix (1967), Sur la piste du crime (1965), Police Story (1973) and Deux cent dollars plus les frais (1974). A lifelong fan of the early western series Maverick (1957), he later recalled James Garner as his favorite co-star. Today, he is best remembered as the good-natured owner of the Peach Pit Diner Nat Bussichio in ten seasons of Beverly Hills (1990).Joe was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2018 and passed away on Los Angeles on August 24 2022 at the age of 85.

  • Birthday

    Sep 13, 1936
  • Place of Birth

    Bronx, New York City, New York, USA

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