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'Godfather' Actor Alex Rocco Dead At 79

'Godfather' Actor Alex Rocco Dead At 79

Sad news – longtime actor Alex Rocco has passed away.

He was 79. His daughter Jennifer Rocco confirmed his death on her Facebook page.

Details surrounding his passing are unknown.

Alex‘s career spanned over 50 years. He was best known for his role as casino owner Moe Greene in the classic film, The Godfather.

He also appeared in The Facts of Life from 1981 to 1988 and won an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy for his role as Al Floss on The Famous Teddy Z in 1990.

Our thoughts go out to Alex‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

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