Purple Hearts

Kenneth Wahl

b.10/31/1954 Chicago, IL

Born Anthony Calzeretta to second generation Italian immigrants    Changed name to Ken Wahl in honor of Marine Corps soldier Kenneth Wahl who saved his father’s life in an assault on their platoon while they served together during the Korean War    TV serials and movies: “Wiseguy” 1987-90  “Wiseguy” (made for television movie) 1996    First cinematic movie: “The Wanderers” 1979


The Wanderers, Running Scared, Fort Apache the Bronx, The Soldier, Purple Hearts, The Omega Syndrome, The Taking of Beverly Hills, The Fever