Adam Ferrara is an American actor. He’s also a comedian. In 1993, he debuted in an episode of the sitcom Flying Blind. He next appeared as Pete Spadaro in 3 episodes of Caroline in the City. In the 2000s, he starred as Tommy Manetti in the short-lived ABC sitcom The Job. Later, he made his cinematic debut in the 2003 film Ash Tuesday. From 2006 to 2011, he became further known for starring as Chief ‘Needles’ Nelson in Rescue Me. At the same time, he had supporting roles in the films Definitely, Maybe and Paul Blart: Mall Cop. From 2010 to 2016, he was the host of the TV program Top Gear. He also played Frank Verelli in the comedy-drama series Nurse Jackie.