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Danny Aiello

Personal information
Birth nameDaniel Louis Aiello, Jr.
Birth dateJune 20, 1933(age 83)
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1973 present
SpouseSandy Cohen (1955 present)

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Daniel Louis "Danny" Aiello, Jr. (-enaɪˈɛloʊpron; born June 20, 1933) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous motion pictures, including Once Upon a Time in America, Ruby, The Godfather: Part II, Hudson Hawk, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Moonstruck, Léon, Two Days in the Valley, and Dinner Rush. He had a pivotal role in the 1989 Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing as Salvatore 'Sal' Frangione, the pizzeria owner, which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Aiello is also known for his role as Don Domenico Clericuzio in the miniseries Mario Puzo's The Last Don.


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