Thomas F. Calabro, born February 3, 1959, is an American actor and director. He is known for his role on Melrose Place and he portrayed Jake and Puck's father in the the episode, Choke.

Personal life

Calabro was born in Brooklyn, NY and he has a sister, Susan. Calabro graduated from Fordham University, New York, NY in 1981 with an BA in Theatre and English.[1]

He was married to Elizabeth Pryor and they had three children together: Conner, Augustus and Luca.[1]


He began his acting career in theatre with various roles in New York. His first role was as Oberon in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. His most important role was being part of Melrose Place as Dr. Michael Mancini. Also he was the only cast member to stay on the show throughout its entire run from 1992 until 1999. In April 2009, it was announced that Calabro would star in the 2009 series Melrose Place, a continuation of the original show; it was cancelled after a year. He also appeared in Locker 13 in 2009.


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Exterminator 2 Larry
1985 Out of the Darkness Zigo's nephew TV Movie
1988 Ladykillers Cavanaugh TV Movie
1989 Dream Street Joey Coltrera (6 episodes)
1990 Law & Order Ned Loomis (Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die)
Father Dowling Mysteries Sean (The Royal Mystery)
1991 Bride of Violence Nearco TV Movie
1992 Columbo Detective Andy Parma (No Time to Die)
Melrose Place Dr. Michael Mancini 1992 - 99 (219 episodes)
1995 Stolen Innocence Richard Brown TV Movie
Burke's Law Nick Blackwood (Who Killed the Gadget Man?)
Sleep, Baby, Sleep Detective Martinson TV Movie
1996 Ned and Stacey Don Morelli (New Year's Eve)
1997 Made Men Nicky 'Shoes' Piazza
L.A. Johns David Abrams TV Movie
MADtv Host (Episode #2.17)
2000 They Nest Dr. Ben Cahill TV Movie
Best Actress Ted Gavin TV Movie
Ice Angel Ray TV Movie
2001 Hard Knox Steve Hardman TV Movie
Touched by an Angel Ben Mason (The Sign of the Dove)
Italian Ties Philly
2004 Her Perfect Spouse Matt Thompson TV Movie
Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus Andrew TV Movie
2005 Nip/Tuck Dr. Abrams (Ben White)
2006 Cold Case Ada William Danner (Death Penalty: Final Appeal)
2007 Ice Spiders Capt. Baker TV Movie
'Til Lies Do Us Part Trey Mitchell TV Movie
Cake: A Wedding Story Bernard
Chill Sam
2008 Fall of Hyperion John Brighton
Safehouse Charles York
Greek Senator Ken Logan 2008 - 09 (47 Hours and 11 Minutes and Our Fathers)
2009 Melrose Place Dr. Michael Mancini 2009 - 10 (9 episodes)
Without a Trace Ken Gilroy (Believe Me)
2010 Whacked Angelo (The Out-of-Towners)
CSI: NY Charles Harris (Do Not Pass Go)
Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale Uncle Allen
Detention Coach L
2011 NCIS Len Feeney (Freedom)
Castle Scott Donner (Nikki Heat)
2012 Glee Mr. Puckerman (Choke)
Devils Inside Tony Marconi
2013 Hidden Away Sloan TV Movie
2014 The Man in 3B Sam post-production
Locker 13 Harvey (segment "story #4")