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American actor

Danny Aiello is ...

Dead
Born 20 Jun 1933 in Manhattan
Died 12 Dec 2019 in New Jersey
Age86 years, 5 months
Causeinfectious disease
Correction?
Danny Aiello
Danny Aiello
Candid photo of Danny Aiello and Estelle Parsons.

About Danny Aiello

Daniel Louis Aiello Jr. (; June 20, 1933 – December 12, 2019) was an American actor who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Salvatore "Sal" Frangione in the Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing (1989). Aiello appeared in numerous motion pictures, including The Godfather Part II (1974), The Front (1976), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Moonstruck (1987), Harlem Nights (1989), Hudson Hawk (1991), Ruby (1992), Léon: The Professional (1994), 2 Days in the Valley (1996), Dinner Rush (2000), and Lucky Number Slevin (2006). He played Don Domenico Clericuzio in the miniseries The Last Don (1997).

He is also known as Daniel Louis "Danny" Aiello, Jr. and Daniel Louis Aiello Jr..

Death

Aiello died on December 12, 2019, at age 86 at a hospital in New Jersey, following a brief illness.

Many in the entertainment industry voiced their sadness either on Twitter or released statements, such as his Moonstruck co-star Cher, and Robert De Niro, who starred alongside Aiello in 4 films together, Bang the Drum Slowly (1973), The Godfather Part II (1974), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), and Mistress (1992). De Niro wrote, "I am very saddened to hear of Danny's passing. I have known him for almost 50 years. See you in Heaven, Danny.”

Aiello's funeral was held on December 19, 2019 at the Riverside Memorial Chapel on the Upper West Side. Director Spike Lee and actor John Turturro gave eulogies. Lee stated, "We recognized our differences, political or whatever else you want to talk about it, but we truly loved each other."

Films

Danny Aiello has worked on the following films:

Do the Right Thing
1989 film by Spike Lee
1989
Moonstruck
1987 film by Norman Jewison
1987
Hudson Hawk
1991 film by Michael Lehmann
1991
Man on Fire
1987 film by Élie Chouraqui
1987
The Protector
1985 film by James Glickenhaus
1985
The Purple Rose of Cairo
1985 film by Woody Allen
1985
Off Key
2001 film by Manuel Gómez Pereira
2001
Harlem Nights
1989 comedy-drama crime film
1989
Ruby
1992 film by John Mackenzie
1992
The Stuff
horror comedy movie, Larry Cohen, 1985
1985
Lucky Number Slevin
2006 film by Paul McGuigan
2006
Radio Days
1987 film by Woody Allen
1987
Fort Apache, The Bronx
1981 film by Daniel Petrie
1981
Broadway Danny Rose
1984 film by Woody Allen
1984
The Front
1976 film by Martin Ritt
1976
Bang the Drum Slowly
1973 film by John D. Hancock
1973
Two Much
1995 film by Fernando Trueba
1995
Reach Me
2014 American romantic action comedy crime drama film
2014
Prêt-à-Porter
1994 film by Robert Altman
1994
The January Man
1989 film by Pat O'Connor
1989
2 Days in the Valley
1996 film by John Herzfeld
1996
The Pickle
1993 film by Paul Mazursky
1993
The Pick-up Artist
1987 film by James Toback
1987
Once Around
1991 film by Lasse Hallström
1991
City Hall
1996 Harold Becker film
1996
Dinner Rush
2000 film by Bob Giraldi
2000
Bloodbrothers
1978 film by Robert Mulligan
1978
Brooklyn Lobster
2005
Hide in Plain Sight
1980 film by James Caan
1980
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
1981 film by David Lowell Rich
1981
Mistress
1992 film by Barry Primus
1992
Defiance
1980 American film
1980
Fingers
1978 film by James Toback
1978
Mojave Moon
1996 film by Kevin Dowling
1996
The Cemetery Club
1993 film by Bill Duke
1993
Old Enough
1984 film by Marisa Silver
1984
Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis
1997 film by John Henderson
1997
Me and the Kid
1993 film by Dan Curtis
1993
A Broken Sole
2006
Lieberman in Love
1995 film by Christine Lahti
1995
29th Street
1991 film by George Gallo
1991
A Brooklyn State of Mind
1997 film
1997
Key Exchange
1985 film by Barnet Kellman
1985
Mambo Café
2000 film by Reuben Gonzalez
2000
The Closer
1990 film by Dimitri Logothetis
1990
White Hot
1989 film by Robby Benson
1989

Television

Danny Aiello has worked on the following shows: