"Sopranos" actor Frank Vincent dies

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  • Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

Frank Vincent, known for his many mobster roles, played Phil Leotardo, Tony Soprano's ruthless antagonist at the end of the popular series starring James Gandolfini. - AFP/file

Los Angeles (AFP) - American actor Frank Vincent, who was known for his memorable gangster roles in "Goodfellas" and "The Sopranos," died on Wednesday.

Television network HBO saluted Vincent on its Twitter account, saying, "Our family will never forget the Leotardo Legacy. RIP to an HBO legend."

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