Born: July 6, 1966
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York City
Glenn Christopher Scarpelli (born July 6, 1966) is an American former child actor and singer. He is perhaps best known for his role as Alex Handris from 1980 to 1983 on the sitcom One Day at a Time.Born in Staten Island, New York City, New York, he is the son of long time Archie Comics artist Henry Scarpelli. (Glenn would be featured in issue #330 of Archie, dated July 1984). He attended a private Catholic school, St. Joseph Hill Academy, from kindergarten to 8th grade.
In 1977, at the age of 10, Scarpelli made his Broadway debut, appearing in the play Golda with Anne Bancroft. He returned to the stage in 1979 with the role of Richard, Duke of York in the Broadway revival of Richard III starring Al Pacino.
Scarpelli's role as Alex Handris (1980-83) on the long-running television situation comedy One Day at a Time is his most prominent. He left that sitcom to appear in the NBC sitcom Jennifer Slept Here. Other television appearances include 3-2-1 Contact, Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories, MacGyver and The Love Boat. He was also a co-host in summer 1983 of the NBC game show/human interest show Fantasy.
He released a self-titled pop album in 1983, which included the single "Get a Love On".
Scarpelli came out as gay in adulthood. He resides in Sedona, Arizona, where he and his then-partner Jude Belanger established the Sedona Now Network, a community television station, in 2003. Scarpelli and Belanger were married in California in 2008, but filed for divorce in 2012.
|1975||Forced Entry||Glenn Ulman||Alternative title: The Last Victim|
|1980||One-Trick Pony||Acappella Singer|
|1981||Rivkin: Bounty Hunter||Keith|
|1981||They All Laughed||Michael Niotes|
|1989||The Favorite||Mustafa||Alternative title: Intimate Power|
|2016||Sacred Journeys||Marco||Short film|
|1980||3-2-1 Contact||Cuff||Episode: "Noisy/Quiet: Production & Processing of Sound"|
|1980-83||One Day at a Time||Alex Handris||60 episodes|
Nominated - Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a Comedy Series (1982-84)
|1983||The Love Boat||Mark Hammond
|Episode: " Vicki's Dilemma"|
Episode: "Youth Takes a Holiday"
|1983-84||Jennifer Slept Here||Marc||13 episodes|
Nominated - Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a New Television Series
|1985||The Love Boat||Boomer Panner||Episode: "Getting Started"|
|1986||Amazing Stories||Jeffrey Gelb||Episode: "Mirror, Mirror"|
|1990||MacGyver||Tony Milani||Episode: "Live and Learn"|
|1995||ABC Afterschool Special||Eddie Laporte||Episode: "Fast Forward"|
|2005||The One Day at a Time Reunion||Himself||TV special|
|2012||Interns: The Web Series||Suit||Episode: "Accepted"|
|1977-78||Golda||Menachem as a Boy / Nahum||Morosco Theatre|
|1979||Richard III||Richard, Duke of York||Cort Theatre|
|1983||Glenn Scarpelli||Estate Record Corporation / CBS|