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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

Goodfellas Frankie The Wop
(1990)
Donnie Brasco Philly Lucky
(1997)
The Sopranos Carmine Lupertazzi / Carmine Lupertazzi Sr.
(2001-2007)
Year of the Dragon Lenny Carranza
(1985)

Filmography

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 2008/II Stiletto
Gus
 2001-2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Carmine Lupertazzi / Carmine Lupertazzi Sr.
- Stage 5 (2007) ... Carmine Lupertazzi (credit only)
- The Test Dream (2004) ... Carmine Lupertazzi Sr.
- Rat Pack (2004) ... Carmine Lupertazzi
- Two Tonys (2004) ... Carmine Lupertazzi
- Whitecaps (2002) ... Carmine Lupertazzi
 2006 All In
Darkman
 2005 The Signs of the Cross
Mario
 1998 Exiled (TV Movie)
Building super
 1998 A Brooklyn State of Mind
Bartender
 1997 Donnie Brasco
Philly Lucky
 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)
 1990 Goodfellas
Frankie The Wop
 1989 Lock Up
Guard
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series)
- Tongs (1989)
 1988 Last Rites
Cabbie
 1987 Heart
Max
 1985 Year of the Dragon
Lenny Carranza
 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)
 1975 Report to the Commissioner
Strip Club Manager (uncredited)
 1974 The Super Cops
Detroit Hitman (uncredited)
 1974 Crazy Joe
Mafia Hood (uncredited)
 1972 The Godfather
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author "Shut up and eat".

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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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