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Joe Spano is an American actor. He is best known for Hill Street Blues and NCIS. He is married and has two kids.

Relationship Facts of Joe Spano

Joe Spano is married to Joan Zerrien.
He is father of Two (Meili Qing Spano, Liana Clare Xiaohe Spano).
Joe Spano is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Joe Spano's Wife and Daughter || Dating History

Joe Spano is married to Joan Zerrien in the year 1980. The couple has adopted two daughters, named Meili Qing Spano, and Liana Clare Xiaohe Spano.

They are living a happy life together with no sign of any marital affairs.

Joe Spano: Biography in Details

Who is Joe Spano?

Joe Spano is an American actor. Similarly, he is now best known for his work on NCIS as FBI Special Agent Tobias C. Fornell and in Hill Street Blues as Lt. Henry Goldblume.

For both of his roles, he has been nominated for the Emmys.

What is Joe Spano’s net worth in 2024?

There is no information about his salary. His net worth is around $6 million.

Who are the parents of Joe Spano?

Joe was born in San Francisco, California, the United States on July 7, 1946, to parents Vincent Dante Spano and Virginia Jean Carpenter.

His birth name is Joseph Peter Spano. There is no information about his siblings. He belongs to American nationality and English ethnicity. His birth sign is Cancer.

Talking about his education, first, Joe Spano attended Archbishop Riordan High School. Then, he attended the University of California, Berkeley.

Joe Spano: Professional Career

Talking about his profession, in 1968, Joe Spano helped found the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, appearing in its first production, and stayed with the company for 10 years. Then, he moved to Hollywood in the late 1970s, landing guest shots on TV and bit roles in American Graffiti (1973) and The Enforcer (1976/I).

Whereas, Joe Spano also played Henry Goldblume during the entire seven-year run of the series, first as a detective sergeant, and later as a lieutenant. Then, after Hill Street Blues ended, he won recurring roles in television police shows Murder One (1995) and NYPD Blue (1993), again as a detective. Moreover, he has also appeared in 27 feature films, including working alongside Tom Hanks in Apollo 13 and Richard Gere and Edward Norton in Primal Fear.

Unfortunately, he is a veteran stage actor on the east and west coasts. Similarly, he also made his Broadway debut in 1992 in the Roundabout Theater revival of Arthur Miller’s The Price, with Eli Wallach. At the Rubicon Theater in Ventura, he has also played General Burgoyne in Shaw’s The Devil’s Disciple, Greg in A. R. Gurney’s Sylvia, and Vladimir in Waiting for Godot.

Moreover, Joe Spano is a member of the Antaeus Theater Company and a founding member of three other theater companies. Likewise, he also played a seductive vampire in the cult musical Dracula: A Musical Nightmare in a small LA theatre. Lastly, he also appeared in the TV movie Brotherhood of Justice with Keanu Reeves and Kiefer Sutherland.

Achievements and Awards

Talking about his lifetime achievements and awards, Joe Spano won the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for Midnight Caller (1988).

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Joe Spano: Rumors, Controversy

There isn’t any information about his rumors and controversy. He is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

On talking about his body measurements, Joe Spano has a height of 5 feet 10 inches. Additionally, his weight is unknown. Joe’s hair color is grey and his eye color is grayish-green.

Social Media

Talking about his social media, Joe Spano is not active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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