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Danny Aiello

20 June 1933 to 12 December 2019

An American actor best know for his role in Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing (1989), Aiello received an Oscar nomination for his performance as pizzeria owner Sal. He was one of cinema’s go-to tough guys in the likes of The Godfather: Part II (1974), Radio Days (1987) and Leon (1994).

Read Danny Aiello's Guardian obituary.