Carmine Caridi (Godfather, NYPD…) dies at age 85


The actor Carmine Caridi died Tuesday, may 28, 2019. He was 85 years old and has made his last breath within the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Since a few days, he was plunged into a coma after a fall which had injured her back, as is revealed in the always well-informed TMZ.com. Carmine Caridi is mainly known for his role in The Godfather : Part II and The Godfather : Part III.


In the course of his long career, Carmine Caridi is illustrated in many television series, the image of the unforgettable Starsky and Hutch, Taxi, Simon & Simon, Fame , or even NYPD Blue. In total, it took more than 100 roles in the course of his life. His career as an actor, however, has been marked by a scandal. He had been in trouble with the law by copying movies on cassettes for resale, making of illegal copies of feature films confidential. He was thus the first man of cinema to be excluded from the Academy of Arts and animated Science.


From Broadway to television, Carmine has spent six decades entertaining the public and nothing in the world made him happier. We will remember him for his talent, his warmth and his charm. Carmine died in peace, surrounded by his friends and his family. Maybe his greatest regret is having been excluded from the Academy, “said his manager TMZ.com.

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