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Born: July 29, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


About the great advice given him by acting teacher Michael Gazzo: "I was this 30-year-old ex-con villain sitting in a class filled with fresh-faced, serious acting students. Gazzo leaned over to me after I did a scene and whispered, 'Tony, leave the gun home.' After so many years of packing a gun, I didn't even realize I had it with me in acting class. But when he told me to leave the gun home, he meant for me to also leave my former life behind, to be an actor." --Tony Sirico to Denis Hamill in Daily News, February 7, 1999

On his success in "The Sopranos": "I ran out of my local OTB and a cop was putting a ticket under the wipers of my double-parked car. When he saw me, he tore up the ticket and asked for an autographed picture, which I carry in the trunk. They're having a Paulie Walnuts Night at a local club called Enigma in Brooklyn on January 29. I'll be there. Friends from way back like Tommy Mottola, head of Sony Music, come up to congratulate me. In one year, it's like I got a life transplant. Sometimes I gotta remind myself I'm Tony Sirico, from Bensonhurst.

"Hey, I've made a few bucks, I work with a great bunch of people, and I've been blessed with being seen in the best show on TV. It doesn't get any better than this. But I'm realistic. This is a gangster show. Anything can happen anytime. I'm just happy I'm working this year, because, man, what a year the last one's been." --Sirico to Dennis Hamill in Daily News, January 16, 2000

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