Martin Scorsese, who directed the late Frank Vincent in three films — Raging Bull (1980), Goodfellas (1990), and Casino (1995) — paid tribute to his friend Thursday in a written statement.
Frank Vincent Gattuso (born August 4, 1939), known professionally as Frank Vincent, is an American actor, musician, author and entrepreneur. (1) He is a favorite performer of director Martin Scorsese, having played important roles in three of Scorsese's most acclaimed films: Raging Bull (1980), Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995). He has also.
In 1975 Vincent appeared before the camera for the first time in the low-budget The Death Collector (1976) where he was noticed by acclaimed director Martin Scorsese who has since cast Frank in three iconic American films: the first saw Frank play the insolent Salvi in Raging Bull (1980), secondly as the aforementioned made man Billy Batts in Goodfellas (1990) being bumped off by Joe Pesci and.
Follow the Leader: This is a movie very much in the style of Goodfellas, with a similar narrative arc, characters, structure and editing, something it got a fair bit of criticism for when it came out. Martin Scorsese has since admitted in interviews that the film was a studio assignment for Universal, who wanted Goodfellas but, y'know, for them, and who got together that film's director.
Frank Vincent was one of the great character actors of Hollywood and a man adored by his peers. When news of his death at the age of 78 broke, former co-stars and directors alike were quick to pay tribute to the star, who passed away during open-heart surgery in New Jersey. Vincent Pastore, who played Pussy on The Sopranos and appeared alongside Vincent in countless movies over the years.
Frank Vincent Harry Dean Stanton Loren Janes. Rest In Peace and may your considerable legacy’s live on. Dec 31, 2017 Dec 19, 2018 Tagged: 2017 Celebrity Deaths, 2017 Films, 2017 Year In Review, Adam West, Bill Paxton, Brett Ratner, Don Rickles, Frank Pellegrino, Frank Vincent, George Romero, Gorden Kaye, Harry Dean Stanton, Harvey Weinstein, Heather Menzies-Urich, Hugh Hefner, Jerry Lewis.
Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on The Sopranos, has died aged 80. V incent died peacefully on Wednesday, a statement from.
Casino is a 1995 American epic crime film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Barbara De Fina and distributed by Universal Pictures. It starred Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, and Joe Pesci. The film is based on the nonfiction book Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas (4) by Nicholas Pileggi, who also co-wrote the screenplay for the film with Scorsese.