Danny Aiello

Daniel Louis „Danny” Aiello, Jr. (; born June 20, 1933) is an Italian-American actor who has appeared in numerous motion pictures, including The Godfather: Part II, The Front (1976), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Moonstruck (1987), Hudson Hawk (1991), Ruby (1992), Léon: The Professional (1994), 2 Days in the Valley (1996), Dinner Rush (2000) and Lucky Number Slevin (2006). He had a pivotal role in the Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing as Salvatore „Sal” Frangione, earning a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Aiello also played Don Domenico Clericuzio in a miniseries, Mario Puzo’s The Last Don .

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