Goodfellas, Casino, Sopranos actor Frank Vincent has died aged 78
TMZ reported that Vincent suffered a heart attack last week and passed away Wednesday during open-heart surgery at a hospital in New Jersey.
Vincent was known not just for his role on The Sopranos, where through seven seasons his character rose to become the boss of the Lupertazzi crime family, but also for his roles in the Scorsese-directed films Raging Bull, Goodfellas, and Casino. Most recently, Vincent appeared in an episode of Law & Order: SVU. Last year, he was also the voice of Jon Gabagooli in the animated series Mr Pickles.
We lost one of our family today. Frank Vincent. Wonderful actor and lovely man. Rest In Peace, Frankie.
RIP Frank Vincent, who delivered one of the best movie lines of all time: Now go home and get your shinebox