Mr. Mistretta is a veteran of Broadway, TV, Film and Cabaret performances. He has performed on both coasts in major productions including Evita and Sunset Blvd and the Ace Award winning Sweeney Todd as Pirelli. _Sweeney Todd (1982) (TV)_ starred Angela Lansbury and was filmed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and preserved on video as well. The filming was directed by veteran Terry Hughes of "Golden Girls" fame. His performances of such diverse characters as Gus/Growltiger in 'Cats', Uncle Grahame in 'The Fix', and the Phantom in Ken Hill's version of the American premiere of 'Phantom Of The Opera' garnered the Helen Hayes Award, Boston Theatre Critics Award and the St. Louis Theatre Critics Award.
His home is in New York where he has enjoyed working with the team on Law & Order and with Spike Lee on a New York Knicks commercial. Rob Marshall and Sam Mendes' innovative production of Cabaret took him all over the country twice and then to Tokyo and Broadway. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and has spent most of his professional life between there and Los Angeles. He holds a BFA in Theatre and a BS in Radio/ TV from Ithaca College. His Lecture/Master Class series was lauded throughout the country and he enjoys coaching acting in New York. His journey in the Arts has placed him onstage opposite such major names as Lauren Bacall, Madeline Kahn, Kevin Kline, Mandy Patinkin. Patti LuPone, Bob Gunton, Glenn Close, George Hearn, Dyan Cannon, Audra Macdonald, Mary Louise Parker, Mareitte Hartley, Faith Prince and the incomparable Angela Lansbury. Chris Columbus, Edward Zwick, Dick Wolf, Spike Lee, Terry Hughes, Trevor Nunn, Rob Marshall, Sam Mendes and Hal Prince are among the illustrious directors he has worked with.
Name: Sal Mistretta
Known for: Stepmom
BirthDay: 09, Jan ,1945