Greg Antonacci

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Greg Antonacci
Born Gregory Gerald Antonacci
(1947-02-02)February 2, 1947
Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan, New York City
Died September 20, 2017(2017-09-20) (aged 70)[1]
Massapequa, New York, U.S.
Occupation Television actor, director, producer, writer
Years active 1970–2017
Annie Potts
(m. 1978; div. 1980)

Lynda Costanzo
(m. 1981–??)
Children 1

Gregory Gerald Antonacci (February 2, 1947 – September 20, 2017) was an American television actor, director, producer, and writer. He is best known for portraying Johnny Torrio in Boardwalk Empire in every season, from 2010 to 2014,[2] and as Phil Leotardo's right-hand man Butch DeConcini in The Sopranos from 2006 to the season finale in 2007.[3]

Early life and career[edit]

Antonacci was born in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan. As a director, producer, and writer, he worked on a number of television series, including Busting Loose, Brothers, The Tortellis, Perfect Strangers, The Royal Family, The John Larroquette Show, Herman's Head, It's a Living, Soap, and other series.[4]

As an actor, he is best known for his roles as Vinnie Morabito on Busting Loose, Tony Manucci on Makin' It, Butch DeConcini on The Sopranos, and Johnny Torrio on Boardwalk Empire.[5] In 1976, he played the role of Hector in "A Nun's Story" and "Good Time Girls" during season two of Laverne & Shirley. He made an cameo appearance as a mobster in the 2013 film The Family.

Personal life and death[edit]

In 1978, Antonacci married actress Annie Potts. They divorced in 1980.[6] In 1981, he married actress Lynda Costanzo. They have one child.[citation needed] He died at the age of 70 in Massapequa, New York, in September 2017.


  1. ^ "Gregory G. Antonacci". Retrieved 14 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky goes on offense in mob war". The Los Angeles Times. September 14, 2014. Retrieved 14 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Actor Frank Vincent, Who Portrayed Mobsters in 'Goodfellas' and 'The Sopranos,' Dies". NPR. Retrieved 14 December 2017. 
  4. ^ "Greg Antonacci credits". Yahoo! TV. Retrieved August 26, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Greg Antonacci Movies & TV". The New York Times. Retrieved August 26, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Annie Potts". IMDB. Retrieved 14 December 2017. 

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