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Tony Sirico

Tony Sirico

79 (passed away Jul. 8th, 2022)
Jul. 29th, 1942
Born in
Brooklyn, New York, USA
5' 11

Tony Sirico's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Sopranos TV Show
The Sopranos
Police Squad! TV Show
Police Squad!

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Gennaro Anthony Sirico Jr. was an American actor best known as the impeccably groomed mobster Paulie "Walnuts" Gualtieri in The Sopranos. Sirico appeared in all six seasons of The Sopranos alongside James Gandolfini.

Sirico frequently played gangsters in films throughout his career, including in Goodfellas, Cop Land and Mickey Blue Eyes. He frequently appeared in Woody Allen films, including Deconstructing Harry, Celebrity, Bullets Over Broadway, Mighty Aphrodite, Everyone Says I Love You and Wonder Wheel.

Sirico was arrested 28 times - spending two stretches in prison. Speaking to the LA Times in 1990, he said: "Where I grew up, every guy was trying to prove himself. You either had to have a tattoo or a bullet hole."

Tony Sirico passed away at an assisted living facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • Has done Stacker 2 commercials with WWE wrestlers Tazz, Trish Stratus and Bubba Ray Dudley.
  • Practices Karate and Kung Fu
  • Has a son and a daughter, both in their 30s.
  • An Italian-American, of Sicilian descent.
  • Lives in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
  • His brother Robert is a Catholic priest in the diocese of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • A member of the USO.
  • He spent a few years in the US Army.

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