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“Sopranos” Actor Paul Herman Dies at 76 – Entertainment News

By Geoffrey Huchel

Actor Paul Herman, who appeared in THE SOPRANOS, and GOODFELLAS, passed away on his birthday March 29, 2022 in New York. He was 76. No cause of death has been released.

The Brooklyn, New York born actor was best known for his role as club owner Peter “Beansie” Gaeta in THE SOPRANOS (1999-2007) and as Henry Hill’s coke dealing Pittsburgh Connection in GOODFELLAS (1990). His additional film and TV credits include EASY MONEY (1983), ONE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA (1984), THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO (1985), THE COLOR OF MONEY (1986), RADIO DAYS (1987), MIAMI VICE (1984-1989), BIG (1988), NEW YORK STORIES (1989), QUICK CHANGE (1990), BILLY BATHGATE (1991), MIGHTY APHRODITE (1995), CASINO (1995), SLEEPERS (1996), COP LAND (1997), ENEMY OF THE STATE (1998), ANALYZE THAT (2002), WE OWN THE NIGHT (2007), CRAZY HEART (2009), ENTOURAGE (2004-2011), LITTLE FOCKERS (2010), SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012), AMERICAN HUSTLE (2013), JOY (2015), and THE IRISHMAN (2019).

Ringside Report sends our condolences to Paul Herman’s family during their time of grief.