• Danny  Aiello

    Danny Aiello

    Born on June 20th, 1933

    From New York, New York, USA


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Do the Right Thing

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione (Danny Aiello) is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out (Giancarlo Esposito), becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise.

Golden Globe (1990)
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Actor in a Supporting Role