Actor Danny Aiello, The Godfather, and Madonna

By FAITH MIDDLETON, LORI MACK & JONATHAN MCNICOL In his new memoir, stage and screen actor Danny Aiello reveals that he was so poor growing up in New York that he worked as a numbers runner and burglar, specializing in robbing cigarette machines. He was also a street fighter, and bouncer, the type of late-night […]

Danny Aiello: From Club Bouncer To The Oscars

Wednesday on “The Alan Colmes Show,” Alan welcomed longtime friend and Oscar-nominated actor Danny Aiello to the studio to talk about his new memoir, I Only Know Who I am When I am Somebody Else: My Life on the Street, On the Stage, and in the Movies. Danny was nominated for Best Actor in a […]

‘Trash talk’ between Spike Lee and Danny Aiello

NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) – A chance encounter between two old friends can lead to a lot of ribbing which is exactly what happened between Spike Lee and Danny Aiello. The legendary movie director and the legendary actor ran into each other outside the FOX 5 studios on Monday morning. Lee was leaving the building following […]

CBS News Book excerpt: Danny Aiello’s memoir

Actor Danny Aiello (“Moonstruck,” “Do the Right Thing,” “The Purple Rose of Cairo,” “Once Upon a Time in America”) recalls a life in and out of character in his new book, “I Only Know Who I Am When I Am Somebody Else.” Text copyright © 2014 by Danny Aiello. Published by Gallery Books, an imprint […]