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Vincent Schiavelli
Miami Vice Character
Born
November 11, 1948, Brooklyn, New York
Died
December 26, 2005, Polizzi Generosa, Italy (age 57, lung cancer)
Active
1971-2005
Spouse(s)/Children
Allyce Beasley (1985-1988, divorced), one child
Carol Mukhalian (1992-2005, his death), one child

Vincent Andrew Schiavelli (November 11, 1948 - December 26, 2005) was an American character actor, best known for his roles as caffeine-addicted biology teacher "Mr. Vargas" in the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High (with James Russo) and reprised his role in the 1986 TV version, Fast Times, and as the "Subway Ghost" in the movie Ghost. Schiavelli appeared as the inventor of HAVOC, Lawrence Fowler, in the episode "World of Trouble" of the series Miami Vice.

Selected Filmography

Year Film Notes MV Actors Appeared
1971 Taking Off First movie appearance Tina Turner
1972-73 The Corner Bar (TV series, seven episodes) First TV appearance
1974 The Great Gatsby Karen Black
1975 The Happy Hooker Matthew Cowles
1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV series) Paul Michael Glaser
David Soul
Antonio Fargas
1979 The Frisco Kid Val Bisoglio
1984 Amadeus Elizabeth Berridge
1985 Moonlighting (TV series) Bruce Willis
1992 Batman Returns Anna Katarina
1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
1999 Man on the Moon Conrad Roberts
2002 Death to Smoochy Harvey Fierstein
2003 Maximum Surge (TV movie) Final American TV appearance
2007 Oliverio Rising Final movie appearance Burt Young

Personal Life/Death

Schiavelli married actress Allyce Beasley from 1985 until their 1988 divorce, they have one son, Andrea (born 1987). He then married harpist Carol Mukhallan in 1992 until his death from lung cancer on December 26, 2005, in Polizzi Generosa, Italy. They have one son.

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