Goodfellas actor Frank Adonis dies, aged 83

Dec 28, 2018 407

BY: Adriana Zappavigna

Hollywood star Frank Adonis, famed for his roles in the iconic film Goodfellas, has died. The 83-year-old actor passed away at his Las Vegas home on Wednesday night after battling multiple health issues in recent years. Best known for his roles in some of Martin Scorsese’s most iconic films, he accumulated 40 acting credits during his career, which spanned 47 years.

The veteran actor had been on dialysis and a ventilator for the past nine days, with his family reportedly wanting to wait until after Christmas to take him off it. “He will be missed. He was a great father and an amazing husband. He helped all his friends he could. Great writer, director and actor. He was my best friend,” his wife Denise told TMZ.

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