Date of Birth:
24 October 1934
Sammy Petrillo played in 1 movies in the Horror, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Music genres.
Sammy Petrillo didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 2.2.
Actor/comedian who made a career out of being a Jerry Lewis look-and-sound-alike, so much so that Jerry almost sued him. After a lifetime of working on the fringes of show business, he successfully ran a comedy nightclub, the Nut House, in his adopted home town of Pittsburgh for many years. In that capacity he gave both Richard Pryor and Dennis Miller their starts, and both continued to speak well of him over the years.Part of a nightclub act with 'Duke Mitchell' (qv), a singer who sounded like ... Read more