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Tom Aldredge (aged 83)
American television, film and stage actor
Thomas Ernest Aldredge (February 28, 1928 – July 22, 2011) was an American television, film and stage actor, best known for various appearances in movies, theatre and television, with a notable role as Hugh De Angelis on The Sopranos. He also appeared in the television shows Damages as Uncle Pete and Ryan’s Hope. He won a Daytime Emmy Award for playing the role of Shakespeare in Henry Winkler Meets William Shakespeare (1978). His last role was on the HBOseries Boardwalk Empire, playing the father of Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi).
DEATH: Aldredge died July 22, 2011 in a hospice in Tampa, Florida from lymphoma, aged 83.