Daniel Louis Aiello, Jr. (born June 20, 1933) is an Italian-American actor. He has been in many movies. These include Once Upon a Time in America, Ruby, The Godfather: Part II, Hudson Hawk, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Moonstruck, Léon: The Professional, Two Days in the Valley, and Dinner Rush. He is most famous for his role in the 1989 Spike Lee movie Do the Right Thing. Aiello was nominated for a "Best Supporting Actor" Academy Award in 1990 for his role as Sal, the pizzeria owner.
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- "Danny Aiello Bio Biography". TV Rage. http://www.tvrage.com/person/id-28962/Danny+Aiello. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
- "62nd Academy Awards Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. http://www.oscars.org/awards/academyawards/legacy/ceremony/62nd-winners.html. Retrieved 28 January 2013.