Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Stefano DiMera

Birthday: 1935-03-13

Birthplace: Born in West Hartford, Connecticut, US

Marital Status: Married; Patricia Schultz (2005)

Biography

Joseph Mascolo currently portrays Massimo Marone on The Bold and the Beautiful and has done so since August of 2001. Before that, he was best known as the Villain of Salem, Stefano DiMera on Days of our Lives off and on from 1982-2001. While portraying Stefano DiMera, he garnered 3 Soap Opera Digest awards for Outstanding Villain. Moscolo has additional daytime drama credits on General Hospital and Santa Barbara.

Moscolo has appeared in several films which include Heat, Shaft?s Big Score and Jaws II. He also has credits for many TV shows including All in the Family, Hill street Blues, The Incredible Hulk and Kojak.

He was born in West Hartford, Connecticut but currently resides in Los Angeles, California with his family. His hobbies include reading, tennis, music and gardening.

Career Highlights

The Bold and the Beautiful - Massimo Marone (2001 - 2006)
General Hospital - Nicholas Van Buren (Domino) (1989)
Santa Barbara - Carlo Alvarez (1986)
Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter - Richards (1984)
Days of Our Lives - Stefano DiMera (1982-1985, 1988, 1993-1996, 1996-2001, 2002-2003)
Lou Grant - McIntyre (1978)
Jaws 2 - Len Peterson (1978)
Switch - Phillip Aspen/Martin Lorrmer (1977)
Papa and Me - Papa (1976)
Baretta - Frank Cassell (1975)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2003, 2004;)
Won, Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Villain for Days of Our Lives (1997)
Won, Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Villain in a Daytime Serial for Days of Our Lives (1985)
Won, Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Villain in a Daytime Soap Opera for Days of Our Lives (1984)