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Carmine Caridi passed away at the age of 81

Carmine Caridi who played the role of Carmine Rosato in the movie ‘The Godfather Part II’ passed away at the age of 81. He was in the coma at the Cedars-Sinai hospital.

Caridi’s character in The Godfather: Part II played a key role in the territorial feud with Frank Pentangeli (Michael V Gazzo).

His family said, “From broadway, to film and television, Carmine spent over six decades entertaining audiences, and nothing made him happier. His talent, wit, warmth, and charm will be missed. Carmine passed peacefully, surrounded by friends and family, yesterday afternoon at Cedars Sinai Hospital.”

Besides The Godfather series, he also starred in TV shows including Phyllis, Starsky and Hutch, Taxi, NYPD Blue as Detective Vince Gotelli and Fame as Angelo Martelli.

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