Belfast Telegraph

Home News World

Veteran actor Ruscio dies at 89

Veteran American character actor Al Ruscio has died at the age of 89, his long-time manager said.

Ruscio died on Tuesday at his home in Encino, California, after a period of declining health, according to Judy Fox.

He appeared in such films as The Godfather: Part III and Guilty By Suspicion, and on TV including Sea Hunt and Seinfeld. His stage credits included A Hatful Of Rain and A View From the Bridge.

Ruscio also taught college acting classes, wrote a drama text called "So Therefore ... A Practical Guide for Actors" and served on the board of directors of the Screen Actors Guild.

Ruscio is survived by his wife, actress Kate Williamson, four children and five grandchildren.

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Popular

From Belfast Telegraph