Unhappy bit of stories to report this morning at JoBlo as quite a few retailers are confirming that THE GODFATHER PART II actor Danny Aiello died Thursday evening on the age of eighty-six.
Born Daniel Louis Aiello Jr. in Manhattan, New York on June 20, 1933, Aiello was considered one of six kids. The son of a seamstress, Aiello joined the Military at age sixteen, mendacity about his age. Three years later he returned to NYC taking up numerous jobs as a union consultant for Greyhound and as a bouncer on the well-known comedy membership The Improv. Aiello would not break into the leisure business till the age of forty, when he lastly landed a small half in 1973’s BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY.
Over the subsequent forty-four years Danny Aiello would go on to star in over seventy movies together with such acclaimed works as Woody Allen’s THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO and Norman Jewison’s MOONSTRUCK. He is most likely most well-known for his function as Sal Fragione in director Spike Lee’s DO THE RIGHT THING. The half earned Aiello each Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Finest Supporting Actor. Danny Aiello was additionally properly regarded for his singing voice, releasing a number of large band albums together with I Simply Wished To Hear The Phrases and Reside From Atlantic Metropolis.
Danny Aiello is survived by his spouse of sixty-four years Sandy, and three kids – Rick, Jamie, and Stacey. All of our hearts right here at JoBlo exit to Aiello’s family and friends at this troublesome time.
Relaxation in peace.