Glenn Scarpelli was born in Staten Island, New York. At the age of 8, he made his debut, appearing in the Broadway play "Golda" with Anne Bancroft. He made a number of screen and stage appearances, but is best known for his 1981-1983 role of Alex Handris on the long-running television sitcom "One Day at a Time".
Glenn went to NYU film school to learn the operations of film making. He then went on to become president of GKS Entertainment, an LA based digital mastering and editing facility. Clients included MCA, Dreamworks and RCA. He is now CEO of the Sedona NOW Network.