LAS VEGAS (AP) — “Goodfellas’, ‘Raging Bull’ and ‘Casino’ actor Frank Adonis has died at 83.
His wife, Denise, told TMZ and Fox News that he died Wednesday in Las Vegas after several years of illness, mostly from kidney problems. She said he’d been on dialysis and was on a ventilator for nine days but they waited until after Christmas to take him off it.

(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival)

Adonis, who was born in Brooklyn, also appeared in numerous other movies including “Wall Street,” ”True Romance” and “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.” He had some 40 credits to his name, and his most recent role was in 2017 in “Proximity to Power.”

(Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

 

He’s survived by his wife and their two children, and another daughter from an earlier marriage.
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