Joseph Siravo, a veteran actor, has passed away after a long struggle with cancer.
Giovanni Francis “Johnny” Soprano, who played Tony Soprano‘s father Giovanni Francis “Johnny” Soprano in HBO’s The Sopranos, died this morning at the age of 64.
Garry Pastore, a friend and fellow actor, shared the news on Instagram with heartfelt condolences. “Rest in peace, my good friend, who fought a valiant battle. I’m going to miss you. Pastore wrote alongside a photo of the late star, “See you on the other side.”
Soon after, friends and fans of the late actor expressed their love and solidarity in the comments section. Lillo Brancato Jr., a former star of The Sopranos, expressed his condolences. He wrote, “Oh wow RIP,” with a praying hand and a loving heart emoji. In his three-decade career in Hollywood, he has been credited with fifty acting roles.
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Allegra Okarmus, his daughter, was by his side when he took his last breath, according to the Independent. If it’s any consolation, he died peacefully in his beloved treehouse, according to the outlet.
Since his debut in N.Y. Mounted in 1991, the accomplished Siravo had been making contributions to cinema, both big and small. One of his most well-known roles was as Fred Goldman, the father of the victim Ronald Goldman, in The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story.