Sopranos’ Star Frank Vincent Dead At 78

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We lost another one! Multiple outlets are reporting Frank Vincent has passed away.

Frank suffered a heart attack last week and died during open heart surgery at a hospital in New Jersey on Wednesday, according to TMZ. He was 78 years old.

Frank played the role of Phil Leotardo on the HBO hit show, Sopranos.

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Maureen Van Zandt, the wife of  Sopranos' co-star Steven Van Zandt paid her respect via Twitter:

Maureen Van Zandt on Twitter

We lost one of our family today. Frank Vincent. Wonderful actor and lovely man. Rest In Peace, Frankie.