DEAD: Alex Rocco

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Alex Rocco (aged 79)
Actor

Alessandro Federico Petricone Jr. (February 29, 1936 – July 18, 2015), known professionally as Alex Rocco, was an American actor. Often cast as a villain, he is best known for his portrayal of Moe Greene in The Godfather and his Primetime Emmy Award for Supporting Actor in a Comedy for The Famous Teddy Z. He did a significant amount of voice-over work later in his career, and was known for his gravelly voice.

DEATH: Alex Rocco died on July 18, 2015 from pancreatic cancer in Studio City, Los Angeles, at the age of 79.

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