The actor "died peacefully on Wednesday, a statement from his family said", according to The Associated Press. Leotardo wasn't the first Mafia character played by Vincent. He reportedly suffered a heart attack last week and was undergoing open-heart surgery today, but he died from complications during the operation.
On HBO'sThe Sopranos, Leotardo often butted heads with James Gandolfini'sTony Soprano as he eventually rose to become boss of the Lupertazzi crime family. His official bio page does not provide a birth year. Vincent's gruff voice was so indelible that it was featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto, where he played Don Salvatore Leone. While you may remember him from many different characters he's portrayed, two of his most recognizable are Billy Batts in "Goodfellas" and Phil Leotardo in HBO's hit series, "The Sopranos". Their band name? The Arist-o-cats.
The North Adams, Massachusetts, native is survived by his son, Anthony. He would play his typical mobster role in Scorsese films and was perhaps most memorable when getting under the skin of hotheaded Joe Pesci characters. In that film, Vincent's character is beaten up in the Copacabana by Pesci's Joey LaMotta. His first forays into show business were as a drummer, playing in nightclubs and on recordings with singers Paul Anka and Trini Lopez. As Billy Batts, a gangster who crosses paths with Pesci's Tommy DeVito, Robert De Niro's Jimmy Conway, and Ray Liotta's Henry Hill, Vincent cast a large shadow over his scenes with a profane energy only matched by Pesci. Thanks to his exceptional work in fantastic films and TV series, Vincent's legacy will live on indefinitely.
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