‘The Sopranos’ and ‘Sex and the City’ Actor Bruce MacVittie Dead At 65
Actor Bruce MacVittie, best known for his roles in “The Sopranos” and “Sex and the City,” has died at the age of 65. He was pronounced dead in a hospital in Manhattan on May 14. The cause of death has not been disclosed. He was survived by his wife, Carol Ochs, and their daughter, Sophia Oliva Ochs MacVittie.
MacVittie played Danny Scalercio on “The Sopranos” and had a lot of guest appearances on “Sex and the City.” He also had many guest roles on “Law & Order,” “As The World Turns,” “Miami Vice” “Oz,” “Blue Bloods,” “Chicago Med” and “The Deuce.” He’s also appeared in various films like “Stonewall,” “Hannibal” and “Brooklyn’s Finest.”
MacVittie began his career in 1983 working as Al Pacino’s understudy of American Buffalo on Broadway, in which he later starred in.
The celebrities who worked with him over the years paid tribute to him via social media and media news outlets.
“I loved Bruce MacVittie,” Pacino, 82, told the New York Times. “His performances were always glistening and crackling; a heart and a joy to watch. He was the embodiment of the struggling actor in New York City, and he made it work. We will miss him.”
“I met Bruce MacVittie more than forty years ago. We worked and played together repeatedly, as actors, and as friends, throughout the ensuing decades,” said “Sex and the City” and “And Just Like That” star Evan Handler.
He then followed up about the time MacVittie stood by him when he was very sick back in the ‘80s. “The unflinching presence he granted anyone in need, no matter how dire or terrifying their circumstances,” he wrote. “Please let your friends know you love them, and let them know you’re as available as Bruce always was.” “We’ve worked together often. He was a beautiful, honest actor and man. The real deal,” said “Law & Order” franchise producer Warren Leight on his Twitter.
What was your favorite TV show or movie that MacVittie starred in?
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