“Sopranos” star Joseph Siravo, who played Tony Soprano’s dad, has kicked the bucket following a fight with malignancy. He was 66.
Siravo’s representative affirmed the entertainer’s passing to Variety, noticing that he kicked the bucket on Sunday following a “long, bold” fight with colon malignant growth.
Siravo is most popular for work in TV just as theatre.
On HBO’s “Sopranos,” he played Johnny Soprano — including noticeably in flashback scenes to the 1960s — and later depicted Fred Goldman, father of Ron Goldman, in FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.”
Other ongoing credits incorporate TV arrangements, for example, “Forever,” “The Blacklist,” “Made in Jersey,” “Grimy Sexy Money” and “The rule of law.” In the film, he showed up in the Adam Driver-drove “The Report” and Meera Menon’s 2016 film “Value, just as “Motherless Brooklyn,” “The Wannabe,” “Shark Tale” and “Sunsets on Manhattan.”
Brought up in Washington D.C., the entertainer did his BA at Stanford prior to finishing an MFA at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts theatre program. He made his screen debut in “Carlito’s Way” (1993) and before long handled the Johnny Soprano part in HBO hit “The Sopranos,” which ran for six seasons.
Siravo likewise featured in Broadway creations of the Tony Award-winning “Oslo” and “The Light in the Piazza.” Earlier in his profession, he acted in a public visit through “Jersey Boys.”
The entertainer has incalculable off-Broadway and territorial auditorium credits to his name, including Off-Broadway New York creations of “Frantic Forest” and “Facing the Wind,” just as “My Night With Reg” and “The Root.” Regional credits incorporate “Hamlet” at the Long Wharf, “Anthony and Cleopatra” at Berkeley Rep, and “Last of the Boys” at the McCarter Theater.
Siravo was likewise profoundly viewed as an instructor at different entertainer preparing programs in New York. Subsequent to learning at NYU, where he prepared under Ron Van Lieu, Olympia Dukakis, and Nora Dunfee, he, in the end, joined the staff of NYU Grad Acting, where he instructed Shakespeare.
Siravo is made due by his little girl Allegra Okarmus; child in-law Aaron Okarmus; grandson Atticus Okarmus; his sister Maria Siravo; and siblings Mario Siravo, Ernest Siravo, and Michael Siravo.