Stars React To Alex Rocco Dead At 79 – See Celebrity Reactions

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Alex Rocco Dead reaction

By Michael Lewittes

Alex Rocco Dead reaction

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Alex Rocco has died at the age of 79, and now stars are reacting to the death of the character actor, most famous for playing Las Vegas casino owner Moe Greene in The Godfather and voicing “Itchy and Scratchy” studio boss Roger Meyers Jr. on “The Simpsons.” Rocco, who often portrayed tough guys and mobsters, won an Emmy for playing an agent on “Famous Teddy Z.” with Jon Cryer, and made numerous appearances on such shows as “The Fact Of Life” and “Starsky and Hutch.” Check out the celebrity reactions below to Rocco’s death.

Denis Leary simply tweeted, “R.I.P. Alex Rocco,” while Michael Chiklis wrote, “Alex Rocco was a wonderful actor, a great friend & a true gentleman. He mentored me through my first film back in 1988. RIP old friend.” Michael McKean noted on Twitter, “RIP Alex Rocco, terrific actor & very nice guy.”

Ike Barinholtz recalled, “RIP Alex Rocco. I got a manicure once and he sat next to me and told me great Godfather stories.” Marc Maron said, “Had the honor of working with Alex Rocco in his last role. Great guy. Great actor! #moegreene #RIP.” “Prayers for my friend Alex Rocco, most knew him as ‘Moe Green,'” tweeted John Corbett. And Rainn Wilson, expressed, “R.I.P. Alex Rocco (Moe Green from The Godfather) – a great actor, humanitarian & fellow Baha’i.” Gossip Cop will continue to update as more stars react on Twitter to the death of Alex Rocco.

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