Beloved actor Bruce MacVittie, greatest identified for his roles in “The Sopranos” and “Sex and the City,” died on the age of 65.
MacVittie died in a Manhattan hospital on Saturday, his spouse, Carol Ochs, confirmed the information to the New York Times on Thursday.
No reason for demise was disclosed.
MacVittie turned widely known for his function as Danny Scalercio on “The Sopranos,” in addition to his recurring visitor appearances on “Law & Order” and “As The World Turns.”
His profession kickstarted on broadway, working as Al Pacino’s understudy within the 1983 manufacturing “American Buffalo.” He later took over the lead function.
MacVittie’s spectacular credit span throughout many well-known exhibits, together with visitor roles in “Miami Vice,” “Sex and the City,” “Oz,” “Blue Bloods,” “Chicago Med,” and “The Deuce.”
The actor, who hailed from Providence, RI, additionally dabbled in movies, showing in “Stonewall,” “Hannibal,” and “Brooklyn’s Finest.”
One of his remaining roles was starring as Detective Hartigan within the Emmy Award-winning Netflix restricted sequence, “When They See Us.”
Tributes poured in after information of MacVittie’s demise got here to gentle.
“I loved Bruce MacVittie,” Pacino, 82, informed 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.”
“Sex and the City” and “And Just Like That” star Evan Handler, who performs Charlotte York’s husband Harry Goldenblatt within the hit HBO exhibits, paid tribute to his former co-star.
“I met Bruce MacVittie more than forty years ago. We worked and played together repeatedly, as actors, and as friends, throughout the ensuing decades,” he wrote in a tweet.
In a follow-up tweet, Handler remembered how MacVittie was by his aspect throughout his “life-threatening illness” within 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.”
“Law & Order” franchise producer, Warren Leight, paid tribute to the late actor on Twitter.
“We’ve worked together often. He was a beautiful, honest actor and man. The real deal,” he wrote.
Bruce is survived by his spouse, and their daughter Sophia Oliva Ochs MacVittie.