‘The Sopranos’ actor Bruce MacVittie has died, aged 65

Actor Bruce MacVittie, known for his roles in Sopranos and Law & Orderpassed away at the age of 65.

The actor passed away at a Manhattan hospital on Saturday (May 7), as confirmed by his wife Carol Ochs. New York Times. The cause of death has yet to be determined.

MacVittie is perhaps best known for playing attorney Danny Scalercio in the fourth season of the HBO series. Sopranos. Since 1991, he has also had many roles in Law & Order franchise, including byproducts Law & Order: Criminal Purpose and Laws & Orders: Special Victims Unit.

He made his Broadway debut in 1983 with Al Pacino in a production of David Mamet’s . American Buffaloa role he continued in London’s West End.

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Bruce MacVittie as juror Danny in ‘The Sopranos’ (Image: YouTube/HBO)

He went on to have many guest appearances on television, including Barney Miller, Miami Vice, Equalizer, Sex and the city, Oz, Foothold, Roadand Dispensers: Rental.

After taking a break from acting in 2011 to train as a nurse, MacVittie returned to the profession with roles in Blue Blood, Chicago Med, The Deuce and the acclaimed Netflix series When they see uswhere he plays Detective Hartigan.

Dedication in New York TimesPacino wrote: “I love Bruce MacVittie. His performance is always sparkling and jarring; a heart and a joy to watch. He embodies a struggling New York City actor, and he made it happen. We will miss him.”

Vincent D’Onofrio also paid tribute on Twitter, writing: “Bruce MacVittie and I have worked together many times over the years. He is an amazing and unique actor. Always a pleasure to work with and this is very sad news to hear. He will be ignored.”

He is survived by his wife Carol and their daughter, Sophia Oliva Ochs MacVittie.

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