Val Bisoglio, ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘Saturday Night Fever’ Actor, Dies at 95
Val Bisoglio, finest identified for his roles on The Sopranos and in Saturday Night Fever, has died. The Italian American character actor handed away final Monday (Oct. 18), his spouse Bonnie Bisoglio confirmed to NBC. He was 95.
“He was my darling man,” stated his widow. “He was very particular.”
Bisoglio bought his begin on the stage, starring in productions like “A View From the Bridge” and “Wait Till Darkish.” He bought his huge break within the 1977 hit movie Saturday Evening Fever, the place he performed Tony Manero’s (John Travolta) abusive father Frank.
Over the course of his 50 years in appearing, Bisoglio appeared in 60 TV exhibits and flicks, together with hits like M*A*S*H, Quincy, M.E., Miami Vice, and The Mary Tyler Moore Present. He was additionally featured within the 1979 hit The Frisco Child, starring as Chief Grey Cloud. Different movie credit embrace Serpico, No Option to Deal with a Girl, The Brotherhood, The Don Is Useless, Linda Lovelace for President, The Hindenburg, and St. Ives.
In his last position, Bisoglio starred as Junior Soprano’s caretaker Murf within the hit HBO collection The Sopranos.
Together with appearing, the star participated within the Mobilization for Youth pilot mission of the Kennedy Administration, an anti-poverty program that skilled teenage dropouts for employment.
Bisoglio is survived by his spouse and three sons, Joesph Valentino Bisoglio, Sgt. Scott Chapman and Casey DeFranco.
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