Brian Tarantina Bio
Brian Tarantina was a famous American actor who is best known for his work on Gilmore Girls, Blue Bloods, The Blacklist and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. Tarantina was most recently known for his role as Jackie in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. He was in attendance with the rest of the cast when the popular Amazon series won the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series earlier this year.
|Birth Date||March 27, 1959|
|Birth Place||New York, NY|
|Death Date||2 November 2019|
|Spouse||Mark Willard and Rich Keller|
|Net Worth||Update Soon|
Brian Tarantina was born on 27 March 1959 in New York, NY and he died on 2 November 2019. He has died at the age of 60.
— Entertainment Tonight (@etnow) November 2, 2019
Earlier Life and Career
Brian Tarantina starts his acting career in the 1980s. His film career began with movies including Jacob’s Ladder, Donnie Brasco, Uncle Buck and Summer of Sam. His debut came in Brian Francis Ford Coppola’s Cotton Club in 1984.
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Brian was a big part in one of my favourite Sopranos episodes “Another Toothpick” acting alongside Burt Young, who played “The Terminator” Bobby Sr
— The Sopranos Club 🧢 (@TheSopranosClub) November 2, 2019
He also made a name for himself on television. He landed roles on many popular TV shows including Gilmore Girls and The Black Donnellys, Heroes, Law & Order and The Good Wife. One of his most recent popular films was The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
He is well-known for his role to be Geno in The Jerky Boys, which released in 1995. He played a gangster and client of Ernie Lazzaro (Alan Arkin).
Brian Tarantina acted alongside Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish in The Kitchen, in a role that would become his last. The movie is a mob drama that follows the wives of New York gangsters.
Cause of Death
Brian Tarantina’s cause of death is a drug overdose. His niece found him unresponsive on the couch of his Manhattan home early Saturday morning. The actor had been ill in the days leading up to his death and spent time in the hospital for a heart-related issue.
On Saturday, 2 November 2019 police responded to a 911 call officers observed a 60-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, fully-clothed, on his couch.
Brian Tarantina, far left, and the rest of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” cast accept a Screen Actors Guild award at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in January.