‘Inexperienced E-book’ Actor Frank Vallelonga Jr. Discovered Useless within the Bronx

The NYPD recognized a physique discovered within the Bronx as Inexperienced E-book actor Frank Vallelonga Jr., The truestarz has confirmed.

The actor, who was 60, portrayed a relative of Viggo Mortensen’s bouncer Frank “Tony Lip” Vallelonga. In actual life, he was the son of the bouncer portrayed within the movie.

The police discovered Vallelonga Jr., unconscious and unresponsive however with no observable trauma, early Monday morning on the bottom outdoors of the handle of a sheet-metal manufacturing facility.

He was pronounced useless on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing, and the health worker will decide the reason for dying, however somebody has been arrested and charged with concealment of a human corpse.

Vallelonga Jr.’s supervisor, Melissa Prophet, additionally confirmed his dying to THR.

His different latest credit embody crime movie The Birthday Cake (2021) that starred Val Kilmer and Ewan McGregor and a 2018 episode of CBS’ The Neighborhood. He appeared in a 2004 episode of The Sopranos.

Inexperienced E-book tells the fact-based story of a 1962 tour by means of the Deep South throughout segregation for Black pianist Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) and Italian-American driver and bodyguard Tony Lip. Vallelonga Jr. performed his personal real-life uncle Rudy Vallelonga within the film. The movie was nominated for 5 Oscars on the 2019 ceremony and received three, for greatest image, greatest supporting actor for Ali and greatest authentic screenplay.

The movie, which divided some critics over its depictions of race and biographical components about Shirley, counts Vallelonga Jr.’s youthful brother Nick Vallelonga as a producer and co-writer.

Vallelonga Sr., who died in 2013 at 82, additionally did some appearing, with roles in The Sopranos, Goodfellas and even a don’t-blink position in The Godfather, the place Nick Vallelonga additionally made his movie debut. Nick Vallelonga additionally has appearing credit in The Many Saints of Newark, Coyote Ugly, Prizzi’s Honor and Splash, amongst different roles.

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