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Frank Pellegrino


Born - 18 April 1944, East Harlem, New York City, USA
Died - 31 January 2017

Dark-haired, larger-than-life, rosy-cheeked Italianate restaurateur and sometime singer (he co-owned the famous Rao's in New York), who started a profitable sideline in acting in his forties, playing characters on both sides of the law, including FBI boss Frank Cubitso on TV's The Sopranos. Film appearances included those in GoodFellas (1990), Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993), Angie (1994), It Could Happen to You (1994), Tarantella (1995), Cop Land (1997), Celebrity (1998), Mickey Blue Eyes (1999), Knockaround Guys (2001), Happy End (2003), Searching for Bobby D (2005), Beer League (2006)and Delivering the Goods (2012), his last. He died from lung cancer.