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Tony Lip (1930–2013)

Tony Lip (born Frank Anthony Vallelonga) originates from the Bronx, New York. He worked for twelve years at the world-famous Copacabana Nightclub in New York City. At the Copa, he played host to the most famous personalities of the era, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Bobby Darin. Lip then went on to a career in acting. He got his first ... See full bio »

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Known For

Donnie Brasco
Donnie Brasco Philly Lucky
(1997)
Goodfellas
Goodfellas Frankie The Wop
(1990)
Lock Up
Lock Up Guard
(1989)
Innocent Blood
(1992)

Filmography

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 2008/II Stiletto
Gus
 2006 All In
Darkman
 2005 The Signs of the Cross
Mario
 1998 Exiled (TV Movie)
Building super
 1998 A Brooklyn State of Mind
Bartender
 1992-1996 Law & Order (TV Series)
Eddie Murrows / Doc
- Remand (1996) ... Eddie Murrows
- Point of View (1992) ... Doc
 1994 A Brilliant Disguise
Pete
 1993 Who's the Man?
Vito Pasquale
 1992 Innocent Blood
Frank
 1991 29th Street
Nicky Bad Lungs (as Tony Lipp)
 1989 Lock Up
Guard
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series)
- Tongs (1989)
 1988 Last Rites
Cabbie
 1987 Heart
Max
 1980 Raging Bull
Patron at Nightclub (uncredited)
 1977 The Godfather: A Novel for Television (TV Mini-Series)
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1975 Dog Day Afternoon
Cop at JFK (uncredited)
 1972 The Godfather
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Author "Shut up and eat".

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Alternate Names:

Tony Lipp | Tony Vallelonga
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Trivia:

His sons are actor/writer/director Nick Vallelonga and actor Frank Vallelonga. See more »

Nickname:

The Lip

Star Sign:

Leo

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