Daniel Louis Aiello Jr. born on 20 June 1933 in Manhattan. He is a citizen of United States of America. He died on 12 December 2019 in New Jersey from an infectious disease at age 86 years, 5 months.
He was an American actor known for his work on Do the Right Thing and Léon: The Professional.
He has one child Danny Aiello III.
Danny Aiello has worked as a voice actor, character actor, film actor, stage actor and television actor. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has has won Theatre World Award.
He is also known as Daniel Louis "Danny" Aiello, Jr. and Daniel Louis Aiello Jr..
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."