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Actor Brian Tarantina passes away at 60

By Donnie Lederer
Brian Tarantina

Character actor Brian Tarantina passed away this morning in New York City. He was 60 years old.

In a report from Entertainment Weekly, police investigated a report of an “unconscious person in a Manhattan apartment.” EMS later pronounced him dead.

With a career spanning close to 30 years, Tarantina's most recent notable role was as Jackie on the Amazon Prime hit The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. In 2019, he also had a role in the movie adaptation of the Vertigo comic book miniseries The Kitchen.

Other notable appearances include Person of Interest, The Blacklist, Fringe, and Heroes.

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