Veteran character actor Louis Guss appeared as Alfonso in the Season 2 episode of "QL" titled "Sea Bride" (ep.#21).
|Born:||January 4, 1918|
|Birthplace:||New York City, New York, USA|
|Died||September 29, 2008(aged 90)|
|Deathplace:||New York City, New York, USA|
|Appeared on:||Quantum Leap (TV series)|
|Episodes appeared in:||"Sea Bride" in Season 2|
|Character played:||Alfonso Loggia, Vincent's father|
Louis Guss (born January 4, 1918 – died September 29 2008) appeared as Alfonso Loggia, the father of criminal figure/businessman Vincent Loggia, who is about to wed wealthy heiress Catherine Farrington, the ex-wife of Sam's leapee, Phillip Dumont, as he tries to prevent it while not getting killed by Loggia in the Season 2 episode of Quantum Leap titled "Sea Bride".
A character actor with a long line of screen credits, Louis appeared in hundreds of TV series, feature films and stage productions, specializing in blue-collar ethnic roles, over a five decade career. His many television appearances include guest roles on Route 66, NBC-TV's Sanford and Son, and The Rockford Files, CBS-TV's All In The Family, NBC's Silver Spoons and The Golden Girls, and ABC's Who's The Boss?.
Louis's last role was in Sidney Lumet's Find Me Guilty film in 2006.
Guss died at the age of 90 in 2008 from natural causes. He is survived by his wife and son.