Frank Vincent (I) (1937–2017)

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"Go home and get your shine box....", so said ill-fated Billy Batts in Goodfellas (1990). However, Billy Batts is better known to a legion of crime-film fans as the talented actor, musician, and comedian Frank Vincent. He was born in North Adams, Massachusetts, but was raised in the Greenville section of Jersey City, New Jersey. Frank studied ... See full bio »


(age 80) in New Jersey, USA

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Known For

Goodfellas Billy Batts
The Sopranos Phil Leotardo
Casino Frank Marino
Raging Bull Salvy


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 2018 The Killer's Kiss
Michael Gazzo
 2017 Neo Yokio (TV Series)
Uncle Albert
- Hamptons Water Magic (2017) ... Uncle Albert (voice)
 2014-2016 Mr. Pickles (TV Series)
Jon Gabagooli
- Fish? (2016) ... Jon Gabagooli (voice)
- Father's Day Pie (2014) ... Jon Gabagooli (voice)
 2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Bishop Cattalano
- Unholiest Alliance (2016) ... Bishop Cattalano
 2011 Spy
 2010 Exit 102 (Short)
Charlie Trimboli
 2010/I Stiffs
Jimmy the Limo King
 2010 The Tested
Lieutenant Marino
 2009 Chicago Overcoat
Lou Marazano
 2008 Stargate: Atlantis (TV Series)
Poker Player #1
- Vegas (2008) ... Poker Player #1
 2007 Lucky Man (Video short)
 2004-2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Phil Leotardo
- Made in America (2007) ... Phil Leotardo
- The Blue Comet (2007) ... Phil Leotardo
- The Second Coming (2007) ... Phil Leotardo
- Kennedy and Heidi (2007) ... Phil Leotardo
- Chasing It (2007) ... Phil Leotardo
 2007 City Teacher
 2006/I The Last Request
Father Brice
 2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Video Game)
Salvatore Leone (voice)
 2005 Van Vorst Park
 2005 Remedy
Uncle Charles
 2004 Coalition
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Salvatore Leone (voice)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - The Introduction (Video short)
Salvatore Leone (voice, uncredited)
 2004 Shark Tale
Great White #3 (voice)
 2004 Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 1 (Video)
Frank (segment "Street Dreams")
 2003 Remembering Mario
Joey Big Ears
 2003 This Thing of Ours
Danny Santini
 2003 A Tale of Two Pizzas
Frank Bianco
 2003 Rubout (TV Movie)
Frank Santello
 2002 Hype Williams: The Videos, Vol. 1 (Video)
Frank (segment "Street Dreams")
 2002 Hamlet in the Hamptons
 2001 Grand Theft Auto III (Video Game)
Salvatore Leone (voice)
 2001 Snipes
Johnnie Marandino
 2001 Smokin' Stogies
Johnny Big
 2000 Under Hellgate Bridge
Big Sal
 2000 The Crew
 2000 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Dino Ferrera / Dino 'The Rat' Ferrera
- Roll Out the Barrel (2000) ... Dino Ferrera
- Little Abner (2000) ... Dino 'The Rat' Ferrera
 2000 Ropewalk
 2000 Gun Shy
Carmine Minetti
 2000 Isn't She Great
Aristotle Onassis
 1999 If You Only Knew
 1999 Penance (Short)
Suicide Man
 1999/I Entropy
 1991-1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
John Franchetta / J.Z.
- Juvenile (1999) ... John Franchetta
- Aria (1991) ... J.Z.
 1999 NetForce (TV Movie)
Johnny Stompato
 1998 Vig (TV Movie)
 1998 Belly
 1998 Undercurrent
Eddie Torelli
 1998 Witness to the Mob (TV Movie)
Frankie DeCicco
 1997 Made Men
Tommy 'The Bull' Vitaglia
 1997 The Good Life
 1997 The Deli
Tommy Tomatoes
 1997 The North End
Dom Di Bella
 1997 Cop Land
PDA President Lassaro
 1997 Grind
 1996-1997 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Bates / Ray Tarrafino
- Hubris (1997) ... Bates
- Toy Soldiers (1996) ... Ray Tarrafino
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
Dorothy's Husband
- Florida (1997) ... Dorothy's Husband
 1996 West New York
Tom Colletti
 1996 Nas: Street Dreams (Video short)
 1996 Night Falls on Manhattan
 1996 Gotti (TV Movie)
Robert DiBernardo
 1996 She's the One
 1996 Swift Justice (TV Series)
Tony Accardo
- Stones (1996) ... Tony Accardo
 1996 On Seventh Avenue (TV Movie)
Angelo Occipente
 1995 Animal Room
Arcade Owner
 1995 Ten Benny
Ray Diglovanni, Sr.
 1995 Casino
Frank Marino
 1994 Hand Gun
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Paul Mancini
- The Prodigal Son (1994) ... Paul Mancini
 1994 Federal Hill
 1994 Men Lie
Uncle Frank
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
John Torrio
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Matty DiNofrio
- Mob Psychology (1992) ... Matty DiNofrio
 1991 Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace (TV Movie)
Joseph F. Zanni Jr.
 1991 Jungle Fever
Mike Tucci
 1991 Mortal Thoughts
Dominic Marino
 1990 Street Hunter
Don Mario Romano
 1990 Goodfellas
Billy Batts
 1989 The Afterlife of Grandpa (Short)
Vinny Valenti
 1989 The Paradise Club (TV Series)
Walter MacHeath
- Unfrocked in Babylon (1989) ... Walter MacHeath
 1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn
 1989 Do the Right Thing
 1988 Lou, Pat & Joe D
Pop Corelli
 1987 Leg Work (TV Series)
- Peaches (1987) ... Detective
 1986 Wise Guys
Louie Fontucci
 1985 Stiffs
Mafia Thug
 1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village
1st Crew Chief
 1983 Easy Money
Mobster Dressed in Trenchcoat (uncredited)
 1983 Baby It's You
 1982 Dear Mr. Wonderful
 1980 Raging Bull
 1976 The Death Collector
Bernie Feldshuh
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Book: "A Guy's Guide to Being a Man's Man". NOTE: Foreword by James Gandolfini. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Frank Gattuso


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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[on Martin Scorsese] Working with Martin Scorsese is probably the biggest career boost any actor could have.


Father of Anthony Vincent. See more »


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