Tony Lip

1930 - 2013

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Frank Anthony Vallelonga Sr. (July 30, 1930 – January 4, 2013), better known as Tony Lip, was an American actor, best known for his portrayal of crime boss Carmine Lupertazzi in the HBO series, The Sopranos. Lip portrayed real-life Bonanno crime family mobster Philip Giaccone in Donnie Brasco, and real-life Lucchese crime family mobster Francesco Manzo in Goodfellas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Lip has received more than 3,806,621 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Tony Lip is the 705th most popular actor, the 1,303rd most popular biography from United States and the 355th most popular American Actor.

Tony Lip is most famous for playing the role of Johnny Fontane in the film The Godfather.

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  • 19

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  • 4.20

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  • 2.43

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Among actors, Tony Lip ranks 705 out of 10,030Before him are Glenn Ford, Ben Stiller, Orlando Bloom, Alan Alda, Wesley Snipes, and Candice Bergen. After him are Carmen Maura, Ugo Tognazzi, Pier Angeli, Virginia Cherrill, David Morse, and Gong Li.

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Among people born in 1930, Tony Lip ranks 76Before him are Richard Donner, David Dacko, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, Jerome Isaac Friedman, Pierre Bergé, and Zhores Alferov. After him are Robert Loggia, Chinua Achebe, Ruth Rendell, Sonia Rykiel, Omara Portuondo, and Edgar Mitchell. Among people deceased in 2013, Tony Lip ranks 50Before him are Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, J. J. Cale, James M. Buchanan, Nagisa Oshima, Jesús Franco, and Jerome Karle. After him are Conrad Bain, Viktor Kulikov, Chinua Achebe, Mohammed Omar, Sylvia Browne, and Lawrence Klein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tony Lip ranks 1,303 out of 15,968Before him are Ben Stiller (1965), Alan Alda (1936), Wesley Snipes (1962), Art Blakey (1919), Candice Bergen (1946), and Bob Kahn (1938). After him are Charles Eames (1907), Virginia Cherrill (1908), David Morse (1953), Phil Hill (1927), Edward Emerson Barnard (1857), and Alan Greenspan (1926).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tony Lip ranks 355Before him are Lucy Liu (1968), Jane Russell (1921), Ben Stiller (1965), Alan Alda (1936), Wesley Snipes (1962), and Candice Bergen (1946). After him are Virginia Cherrill (1908), David Morse (1953), Rene Russo (1954), Karen Grassle (1942), Tom Berenger (1949), and Martin Balsam (1919).

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