Performed the role of Jackie Aprile, Sr. on the tv screen display, The Sopranos. He previously his 1st on-camera encounter in the film, Night time and the town (1992). He starred with John Cena and Ethan Embry in the actions film, The Reunion (2011). He was raised in Long Isle, NY like a second-generation Italian-American, which offered him a solid history for his most acclaimed part in The Sopranos. He co-starred with Mira Sorvino in the film, Union Square (2011).