'Dirty Harry' actor Reni Santoni dies at 81

Carla Harmon
August 5, 2020

Santoni died of natural causes following several months of hospice care in Los Angeles. He was worn out for a protracted time.

"Those of you who knew him know how amusing he was, what a terrific actor, improviser, performer, etc.", wrote Newman, an Emmy and Peabody Award victor who worked as a TV writer for series such as "Cheers" and "Ellen", Newman said. "So good. I beloved him very a lot and will miss him terribly". Another first-rate one isn't anymore. The cop cooperation got here despite Callahan's complaints. I've a number of great footage of him, and will submit them over the following week. Executive Edgar Wright gave the right admire to the road and man or woman on Twitter, expressing "Tear Reni Santoni". In 1967, he landed a key role in Carl Reiner's directorial debut Enter Laughing Reiner handed away in June this yr.


Santoni had an esteemed acting career that saw him portray the rookie partner of Clint Eastwood's maverick detective in 1971 film Dirty Harry, as well as roles in Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid and Cobra.

Seinfeld star Reni Santoni has died aged 81.


As per The Hollywood Reporter, Santoni wrote the off-Broadway play Raisin' Hell in the Son, which premiered in 1962, and appeared on stage in The Mad Show alongside a cast that featured David Steinberg, Jo Anne Worley and Linda Lavin. In addition, he also appeared on shows like Hawaii Five-O, Hill Street Blues, and The Odd Couple.

Santoni later appeared in four episodes of Seinfield's fifth season (1994), taking part in Italian restaurant owner Poppie.


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