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Alex Rocco

29 February 1936 to 18 July 2015

An American actor best known for his breakout role as the Jewish mobster Moe Greene in The Godfather (1972), Rocco’s character was bumped off in a memorable fashion that he would later emulate in Get Shorty (1995). He enjoyed a prolific career as a supporting actor on the big and small screen.

Read Alex Rocco's Guardian obituary here