|Is||Actor Film actor Television actor|
|Type||Film, Television, Stage and Radio|
|Birth||18 May 1950, North Bay, Canada|
Gennaro "Gerry" Mendicino (born May 18, 1950) is a Canadian actor. Mendicino was born in North Bay, Ontario and graduated from the University of Windsor Drama School in 1973. Throughout his career he has been able to play a wide range of versatile characters. He began on the television series King of Kensington and went on to host the popular children's television series Polka Dot Door. He portrayed Sam Ramone in the television series Ready or Not. His most notable film role came as Uncle Taki in My Big Fat Greek Wedding and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.