Alfonso Loggia (center), the dad of Tony (3rd from right) lets it be known of his disproval of his son's impeding wedding to Jennifer Carrington, as her dad Weathers (1st on left) and Sam look on, while having drinks in her cabin room in "Sea Bride" in Season 2 (ep.#21).
|Businessman, New York City in 1954|
|Objects to his son, also a businessman/entrepenuer and a suspected criminal figure, from marrying into the family of a one Catherine Farrington, whose father is a big shipping magnate|
|Spouse(s):||Name not mentioned|
|Related to:||Vincent Loggia (son) |
Tony Loggia (son)
|Appeared on:||Quantum Leap (TV series)|
|Episodes appeared in:||"Sea Bride" (Season 2)|
|Character played by:||Louis Guss|
Alfonso Loggia is a minor character who appears in the Season 2 (episode #18) episode of Quantum Leap titled "Sea Bride". The part of Alfonso is played in the episode by veteran TV/Film actor Louis Guss.
When Alfonso's son, noted New York City area entrepreneur and suspected crime figure Vincent Loggia is set to wed wealthy heiress Catherine Farrington (Beverly Leech), who's the daughter of wealthy shipping magnate and aristocrat Weathers Farrington (J.G. Hertzler), aboard Weathers's yacht, Sam, who leaps into Catherine's ex-husband Phillip Dumont), he and his leapee aren't the only ones who object to the union, as Vincent's dad, Alfonso, lets it be known of his opinion of the union between the heiress and his crime boss son in her cabin where he, Weathers, Vincent, and Catherine are having drinks with Sam, as he says he didn't know why his son was marrying into "this crazy family", also saying "the kids don't show any respect" like his, an "Italian" family.
When his younger son Tony responds that maybe Catherine "does'nt understand Italian men", as he reluctantly goes along with program, which is averted, as he gets his wish, but not in the way he expected or hoped, as Sam, who's been threatened all along for showing up on the Farrington yacht to crash the nuptials, manages to escape certain death by getting tossed out into the Atlantic Ocean from the garbage dispoal room, into the reception area, covered in garbage, and tells the captain to have Vincent arrested for attempted murder. As Catherine moments earlier, told Vincent that she didn't love him and couldn't wed him, as Sam and Vincent get into a fight, and Sam knocks Vincent down with one punch.