Los Angeles (AP) - The American actor Danny Aiello, who starred in films such as "The Godfather 2", "Mondsüchtig" and "Do the right thing", is dead. According to "Hollywood Reporter", his spokeswoman confirmed that the actor yesterday died after a short illness. Aiello was 86 years old. Born in New York, Italy, his ancestry was known in the 80s for numerous supporting roles. Aiello won an Oscar nomination for his supporting role in the tragic comedy “Do the right thing”. In it he played the owner of a pizzeria in a black quarter.