Who was Rick Aiello's wife? Actor dies at 65 after battling pancreatic cancer
Actor Rick Aiello, the late Hollywood star Danny Aiello's son, died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 65 years old. According to reports, Rick died on Monday night, July 26, in Warwick, New Jersey.
Rick died after a year and a half of battling with pancreatic cancer. Danny Aiello died in 2019 after a 'sudden illness' at 86 years old. We have witnessed the demise of many actors in 2021. Toby Kirkup, Chick Vennera and Richard Donner are to name a few.
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Rick's mother Sandy told TMZ that the actor died surrounded by friends and family. Rick’s brother, Danny Aiello III, also succumbed to pancreatic cancer in 2010. Rick got his big break in the early 1970s in the Robert De Niro-led baseball drama, 'Bang the Drum Slowly'. He was famously known for starring in films like 'Remedy' and '29th Street'. He also acted alongside his dad Danny in movies like 'Do The Right Thing', for which, Danny earned an Oscar nomination for his role as Sal the pizza guy for best-supporting actor. Fans also remember Rick for his role as Tony Rosato in 'The Godfather Part II'. He made guest appearances on shows like 'Law & Order' and 'Sex and the City'. Rick's last gig was as Dr Drummond on 'Nobody's Perfect' (2016). He has over 60 acting credits to his name.
Who is Rick Aiello's wife?
Rick is survived by his wife Arlene Anne Urichich and their two sons Ricky Jr and Tori. Other survivors include the actor's brother Jamie, sister Stacey and mother Sandy.