Burt Young

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Burt Young
Burt Young on the set of Tom in America, New York, October 23, 2012
Gerald Tommaso DeLouise

(1940-04-30)April 30, 1940
DiedOctober 8, 2023(2023-10-08) (aged 83)
Cause of deathCardiac arrest
Occupation(s)Actor, painter, author
Years active1970–2023
Gloria DeLouise
(m. 1961; died 1974)

Gerald Tommaso DeLouise (April 30, 1940 – October 8, 2023), better known by his stage name Burt Young, was an American actor, painter and author. He is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role as Sylvester Stallone's brother-in-law and best friend Paulie in the Rocky movie series.

Young died in Los Angeles, California from cardiac arrest on October 8, 2023 at the age of 83.[1][2]

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  1. Williams, Alex. "Burt Young, Rocky Actor Who Played Complex Tough Guys, Dies at 83". The New York Times. Retrieved October 18, 2023.
  2. "Sylvester Stallone Remembers His Late Friend, Burt Young: "I And The World Will Miss You Very Much"". Deadline. 19 October 2023.

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