Don Amendolia
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Don Amendolia appears as political consultant / campaign manager Johnny Dugan in two episodes of "Night Court" in Season 9.
General Actor Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1945-02-01) February 1, 1945 (age 75)
Birthplace Glassboro, New Jersey, U.S.
Years active: 1981-present
Appearances/Series information
Appeared on: Night Court
appeared in:
"Party Girl (Part 1)" and "Party Girl (Part 2)" in Season 9
Appears as: Johnny Dugan

Don Amendolia (born February 1, 1945) guest starred as Johnny Dugan, a political consultant and campaign advisor who persuades Christine to run for Congress, as he persuades her that she's a younger, fresh political voice who needs to be heard as she the prepares to run against the incumbent, longtime U.S. representative Louise Cahill (Nancy Marchand), whom Dugan worked for for many years as her advisor as the attacks on both sides, with his influence, get real nasty in the episodes "Party Girl (Part 1)" and "Party Girl (Part 2)" (episodes #16, #17) in Season 9.


Don played Big Al Kennedy in NBC's soap opera Sunset Beach, had a recurring role on the ABC-TV miniseries Twin Peaks, and appeared in one episode of NBC-TV's Cheers.

Amendolia directed one episode of the ABC-TV sitcom Growing Pains and two episodes of Harry and the Hendersons. He has appeared on Broadway in 33 Variations, Stepping Out, and My One and Only. He directed the rotating cast of the Off-Broadway show, Wicked.[1] He also played the Wizard on the second national tour of the musical Wicked. He played his first performance on December 9, 2009, replacing Tom McGowan.[2]

Amendolia gave acting lessons and assigned workouts to the cast of the film Purple Rain.[3]


  1. Don Amendolia Theatre Credits. (2011). Retrieved on August 14, 2011.
  2. Nicholls, Li (July 23, 2011). Wicked conjures an elaborate witch's view of Oz before Dorothy. Edmonton Journal. Retrieved on August 14, 2011.
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