Tito Goya

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Tito Goya (real name Andrew Butler) (April 4, 1951 – December 1, 1985) was a Puerto Rican actor best known for his portrayal of "Cupcakes" in the 1977 film Short Eyes. He appeared in Marathon Man (1976), Andy Warhol's Bad (1977), All That Jazz (1979), Going in Style (1979), Night of the Juggler (1980) and Fort Apache the Bronx (1981, dual roles). His final acting appearance was on Miami Vice (1984) as Carlos Mendez, a drug-dealer's liaison. Goya grew up in Brentwood, New York with his mother Carmen, stepfather Mario, his brothers, Jacob, Hector, Charlie, Richard, and only sister MIlagros. In 1978, Goya was arrested along with one of his brothers for a murder, but he later died of a liver ailment while free on bond pending trial. Tito Goya is buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Bay Shore, New York. He leaves behind a daughter.


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