Bud Sabatino played Father Frank Pistano in the third episode of season three of Quantum Leap, Leap of Faith.
Was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Attended Brooklyn Technical High School and Polytechnic Institute of NYU, where he attained a BS in Aerospace Engineering.
After school Vought Aircraft employed him in Dallas Texas.
On a fluke Bud attended a casting session for a local Dallas sketch comedy show. He was offered a part in the ensemble cast and asked to write for the show. The show never took off but Bud decided to pursue acting in his spare time.
His first paying gig was a Hardee’s commercial and then was cast in “Born on the 4th of July”, which was shot in Dallas.