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Paul Greco

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Miami Vice Character
Berlioz ("The Fix")
Born
October 21, 1955, Newark, New Jersey
Died
December 17, 2008, Red Hook, New York (age 53, lung cancer)
Active
1979-2003


Paul Greco, (October 21, 1955 - December 17, 2008) was an American actor, singer, and songwriter, who made his TV debut in the show Miami Vice as Berlioz, gofer for the drug dealer Ortega who requested the lawyer Benedict (played by Harvey Fierstein) get him a deal with Judge Ferguson (played by Bill Russell) in the episode "The Fix".

Career

Greco was born in Newark, New Jersey. He got his acting start as the leader of the rival gang The Orphans in the 1979 movie The Warriors (with James Remar, David Patrick Kelly, and John Snyder), then appeared in the movies Four Friends, Crocodile Dundee (with Mark Blum, John Snyder & Anne Carlyle), The Last Temptation of Christ (with Gary Basaraba), Oscar (with Martin Ferrero), The Cable Guy (with Ben Stiller), and his last film appearance, in the German film Das Wunder von Bern in 2003. His only other TV appearance was in Beauty and the Beast (with Ron Perlman and Robert Pastorelli). He also starred in Next of Kin with Patrick Swayze and Liam Neeson.

Death

Greco died of lung cancer on December 17, 2008, at the age of 53.

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