(born July 29, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York) is an Italian-American actor who is most famous for his role as Paulie Walnuts on the HBO TV series, The Sopranos.
Prior to becoming an actor, Sirico spent some time in jail for holding up a number of night clubs in the late 1960s and early 1970s. While in prison, he became interested in acting from watching a theater group that came to perform. When he got out of jail, Sirico played gangsters in a number of films including Gangsters, Love and Money, The Last Fight, Goodfellas, Bullets Over Broadway, Mighty Aphrodite, Dead Presidents, Gotti, Cop Land and Mickey Blue Eyes.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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