Danny Aiello is an American actor who has starred in (amongst others), Once Upon A Time In America, The Godfather: Part II, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Moonstruck, Do The Right Thing, Léon, Two Days in the Valley and played the title character in the video for Madonna's Papa Don't Preach. Although his characters are often crass, vulgar, and violent, Aiello has also portrayed sensitive, kindly men with an earthy sense of humor.
Quoted as saying "The first time I put on a dress and a wig and they took a polaroid of me, I wanted to throw up. Except I saw a little bit of beauty in that I looked like my mother".
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Danny Aiello Facts
|Birth Name||Danny Louis Aiello Jr.|
|Birthday||June 20, 1933 (89)|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Height||6' 3" (1m91) How tall is Danny Aiello compared to you?|
|Prince of Central Park|
|Do the Right Thing|
|Once Upon a Time in America|
|Léon the Professional|