It’s a painful goodbye! Tony Sirico has died on 8 July 2022, at the age of 79. Tony Sirico who was well known for playing Walnuts on The Sopranos. It is with great sadness, but incredible proud, love and lots of memories, his family inform us about his death news in the morning. Actor’s family told deadline in a statement on Friday, 8 july. The cause of death was not revealed immediately. According to IMDB profile, Tony was of 79, who is best known for playing Henchman Peter Paul “Paulie Walnuts” Gualtieri on HBO’s “The Sopranos”.
Sirico’s manager, Bob McGowan also confirmed his death news and said, “Tony was a loyal client for 25 years, ex army vet, always gave to charity and member of wounded Warriors.”
Michael Imperioli, the actor’s former Sopranos coaster pay tribute to Tony Sirico through Instagram, writing: It pains me to say that my dear friend, colleague, and partner in crime, the great Tony Sirico has passed away today. Tony was like no one else: he was as tough, as loyal, as big hearted as anyone I have ever seen. I was at his side through so much: through good times and bad. But mostly good times. And we had lot of laughs.”
“A larger than life character on and off screen. Gonna miss you a lot my friend, ” the actor and musician said.