Actor Bud Sabatino plays the part of leapee Father Frank Pistano in the episode "Leap of Faith" in Season 3 of "Quantum Leap".
|Birthplace:||Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Appeared on:||Quantum Leap (TV series)|
|Character played:||Father Frank Pistano in "Leap of Faith"|
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Bud attended Brooklyn Technical High School and Polytechnic Institute of NYU, where he attained a BS in Aerospace Engineering. After school Vought Aircraft employed him in Dallas Texas. On a fluke, while working at Vought Aircraft in Dallas, TX, Bud attended a casting session for a local Dallas sketch comedy show. He was offered a part in the ensemble cast and asked to write for the show. The show never took off but Bud decided to pursue acting in his spare time.
His first paying gig was a Hardee’s restaurants TV commercial, as he was then cast in the blockbuster 1989 film Born on the 4th of July starring Tom Cruise, which was shot in Dallas.
Bud resides in Los Angeles.