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Cosmo F. Allegretti

( b. Apr 06, 1927 New York, New York, USA - d. Jul 26, 2013 Phoenix, Arizona, USA ) Male

Cosmo Allegretti was best known as the actor and puppeteer who performed as a menagerie of plush characters on the CBS children's show "Captain Kangaroo." Mr. Allegretti first worked on the show as a set painter, but he was soon making and voicing puppets.

Mr. Allegretti also played the boxing promoter Perelli in the 1985 Broadway production of Requiem for a Heavyweight, alongside John Lithgow, and was in the movies "Prince of the City" (1981), directed by Sidney Lumet, and "Author! Author!" (1982), starring Al Pacino.

Source: The New York Times obituary

ProductionsDate of Productions
Requiem for a Heavyweight
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Cosmo F. Allegretti [Perelli]
Mar 07, 1985 - Mar 09, 1985
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