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Danny was born under the official name Aiello Jr., Daniel Louis on June 20th, 1933. He has been a credited actor since the film Anyone's Son.
Danny Aiello is a dependable leading actor. He has starred in three films including the 1993 comedy film Me and the Kid as the character Harry, the 1993 comedy movie The Pickle playing Harry Stone and the 1989 comedy release Do the Right Thing cast as Salvatore 'Sal' Fragione.
Danny has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twelve films including: the 2006 comedy film The Last Request as the character Pop, the 2001 comedy movie Off Key playing Fabrizio and the 2000 action release Prince of Central Park cast as Noah Cairn.
Danny Aiello has earned salaries up to US$75/day for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1989 comedy film Harlem Nights, which brought in $61,000,000 at the box office.
In Danny Aiello produced his first movie, the crime film Anyone's Son.
Danny has stayed out of the media limelight, having been interviewed in over one publications and featured in four magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.
As an actor Danny Aiello has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Sal in the 1989 movie Do the Right Thing.