Wanted to be a journalist before deciding to pursue acting.
Served in the Army as a reporter for the Caribbean Forces Network.
Studied acting with Stella Adler.
His first film appearance was a small part in 1956's Somebody Up There Likes Me.
Made his directorial debut in 1979, with an episode of Quincy, and became a member of the Directors Guild of America. He also directed episodes of Magnum, P.I.
In 1988, played the toymaker who danced on the giant keyboard with Tom Hanks in Big.
2001, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
1990, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
1985, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
Tracey Loggia — Daughter
Kristina Loggia — Daughter
Benjamin Loggia — Father
Audrey O'Brien — Wife
John Loggia — Son
Elena Blandino Loggia — Mother
Marjorie Sloan — Ex-wife
Cynthia Marlette Loggia — Stepdaughter
Attended Wagner College, Staten Island, New York, United States; University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States (BA in Journalism, 1951); attended the Actors Studio, New York, New York, United States
Birth Place: Staten Island, New York, United States