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Leonardo Cimino


Born - 4 November 1917, New York City, USA
Died - 3 March 2012

Small, balding, narrow-faced Italianate character actor seen equally as wily gangsters and friendly eccentrics. Originally a dancer, Cimino began acting on stage in post-war times, and remained a man of the theatre until the mid 1950s, when he ventured into TV and, later, films. After a movie debut in Mad Dog Coll (1961), later film work included The Young Savages (1961), The Confession (1964), Stiletto (1968), Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), Come Back Charleston Blue (1972), The Man in the Glass Booth (1975), Hide in Plain Sight (1980), Monsignor (1982), Dune (1984), Moonstruck (1987), Q & A (1990), Hudson Hawk (1991), Waterworld (1995), Cradle Will Rock (1999), Made (2001) and Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), his last. He died from chronic obstructive lung disease.