Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86

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Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86

Danny Aiello, the blue-collar character actor whose long career playing tough guys included roles in “Fort Apache, the Bronx,” The Godfather, Part II,” “Once Upon a Time in America” and his Oscar-nominated performance as a pizza man in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” has died. He was 86. Aiello died Thursday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Tracey Miller.

Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86

Danny Aiello, the blue-collar character actor whose long career playing tough guys included roles in “Fort Apache, the Bronx,” The Godfather, Part II,” “Once Upon a Time in America” and his Oscar-nominated performance as a pizza man in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” has died. He was 86. Aiello died Thursday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Tracey Miller.
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