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Robert Loggia (1930 – 1915)

The actor and director Robert Loggia was born Salvatore Loggia in Staten Island, New York City, NY on January 3rd 1930.

After a brief stint in the U.S Army he began his long career as a supporting actor in both TV and film productions.

Loggia appeared in more than 200 films throughout his career. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Jagged Edge (1985).

His other notable performances include An Officer and A Gentleman (1982), Scarface (1983), Prizzi's Honor (1985), Big (1988), Independence Day (1996) and the hugely successful television series The Sopranos (2004)

Robert Loggia died on 4th December aged 85 due to complications with Alzheimer’s disease. He leaves behind his wife, 3 children and 1 stepdaughter.