Born in 1937, Frank Vincent’s career starts in 1975 when he got cast in some gangster movies such as The Death Collector with Joe Pesci. Martin Scorsese noticed him first and wanted him in Raging Bull with Robert De Niro. Then in Godfellas and Casino. He usually played roles of a Mafia boss.

The Italian-American actor, famous for the role of Phil Leotardo in The Sopranos, died yesterday at 80.