Larry Manetti Bio
Larry Manetti (Lawrence Francis Manetti) is an American actor most recognized for playing Orville Wilbur Richard “Rick” Wright in the Magnum, P.I. television series on CBS. Additionally, he played First Lieutenant Robert A. “Bobby” Boyle in Baa Baa Black Sheep, a pilot in the VMF-214 squadron under the command of Greg “Pappy” Boyington.
Larry Manetti Age
Manetti celebrates his birthday on July 23 every year. He was born on July 23, 1947. He is [age birth_date=”1947-07-23″] years old.
Larry Manetti Height and Weight
Manetti stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 12 inches.
Larry Manetti Family
Manetti was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, USA, by his loving parents, Larry Manetti and Nancy DeCarl.
Larry Manetti Wife
Manetti is happily married to his loving wife Nancy DeCarl. The couple tied the knot on February 19, 1980.
Larry Manetti Children
Manetti and his wife Nancy have been blessed with one beautiful child Lorenzo Manetti
Larry Manetti Net Worth
Through Manetti’s career as an Actor, he has accumulated a net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.
Larry Manetti Education
Manetti obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the USC School of Cinema-Television in 2002.
Larry Manetti Career
Manetti is an actor most recognized for playing Orville Wilbur Richard “Rick” Wright in the Magnum, P.I. television series on CBS. Additionally, he played First Lieutenant Robert A. “Bobby” Boyle in Baa Baa Black Sheep, a pilot in the VMF-214 squadron under the command of Greg “Pappy” Boyington.
Manetti trained with the Ted Liss Players in Chicago. on Jack Webb’s Chase (1973–1974), he played a young detective on his debut on television. Later, he would co-star with Robert Conrad as pilot Bobby Boyle in Baa Baa Black Sheep (1976–1978). Subsequently, he played a bookie in the brief NBC series The Duke (1979), in which Conrad played the lead role.
Manetti played the title character in Magnum, P.I. for the whole eight-year run of the show (1980–1988). In addition, he guest-starred on numerous television programs, such as Emergency!, Starsky & Hutch, Tenspeed and Brown Shoe, Fantasy Island, Battlestar Galactica, Renegade, Quantum Leap, JAG, and Walker, Texas Ranger.
He also had co-starring parts in twenty-five feature films. In 1993, he starred in a small role in the movie CIA II: Target Alexa. On CRN Digital Talk Radio Networks, Larry and Nancy Manetti have been the hosts of a weekly radio show since July 2011.
On January 24, 2013, it was revealed that Manetti had signed on to reprise his role as Nicky “The Kid” Demarco on CBS’s Hawaii Five-0. According to the description, the figure was formerly coached by none other than Frank Sinatra and is considered a local lounge legend. He played the same character in the October 2019 revival of Magnum P.I.
Larry Manetti Movies and TV Shows
Below are some of Manetti’s Movies and TV shows:
- Magnum, P.I. 1980 – 1988
- Baa Baa Black Sheep 1976 – 1978
- Magnum P.I. Since 2018
- Hawaii Five-0 2010 – 2020
- Subliminal Seduction 1996
- Cool Money 2005
- The Last Siege: Never Surrender 1999
- Snapdragon 1993
- Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure 1995
- CIA II: Target Alexa1993
- The Alternate 2000
- Flying Misfits
- Tenspeed and Brown Shoe 1980
Larry Manetti and Tom Selleck
Fans of the original Magnum P.I., who can’t get enough of the handsome Tom Selleck in his shorts and Hawaiian shirts, will likely remember Orville “Rick” Wright, the mob-connected comedy relief character played by Larry Manetti, with fondness. Wright was a former Marine comrade turned beach club manager.
Larry Manetti Stroke
Manetti added in an interview that he was in a wheelchair as well and disclosed that he had experienced a stroke seven years earlier. I suffered a stroke seven years ago, something I’ve never disclosed in an interview before. I’m very capable, yet walking is an extremely challenging task for me. It took a lot of guts for them to cast a disabled actor in the show without knowing anything about his limitations.