Actor Danny Aiello became known when he played the gangster in the second "Godfather"movie. Thursday dead Day.
The american actor Danny Aiello, who among other things is known from the movie "Godfather 2", has died Thursday. He was 86 years old.
It confirms the Aiellos agent, Jennifer De Chiara, in an email to the New York Times, where not gone into the details. For the same reason is the cause of death is uncertain.
The u.s. underholdningsmedie TMZ writes that he suffered from a severe infection, and he died at the hospital.
Danny Aiello is survived by his wife, Sandy, and their three children.
the Actor, who is of Italian vote, broke through at the age of 40 in 1974 in the second film in the "Godfather"trilogy, where he played mobster Tony Rosato.
Aiello was nominated for an Oscar for best actor in a supporting role in Spike Lee's movie "Do the Right Thing" from 1989. Here he played pizzariaejer.
On Twitter has Cher written a tribute to the now deceased actor.
- Farewell, my dear Danny. Danny was a good actor, but a brilliant komedieskuespiller. We laughed so much while we were doing "the Fickle moon."
It was one of the happiest times in my life, and he was one of the reasons for it. Goodbye, write Cher.
He has also appeared in pop star Madonna's music video "Papa Don't Preach", where he played sangerindens father.
At the age of 70 years he recorded several albums as a jazz vocalist and toured also with a large band.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 13 December 2019, 22:00