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Vinny Vella (born October 3, 1950) is an American actor and part-time comedian.
Vella was born Vincent Franco Vellacerra in New York City. His worked as a fish peddler to buy a scale for his pushcart, then opened a fish store. Vella's father was from Bari, Italy and his mother was from Naples, Italy 
Vellas films include:
- Chasing the Green (2008)....Vincent 
- The Roadhouse (2008) .... "Old Sal"
- Spy (2005) ....Harry 'Red' Dellarose
- Home (2006) ....Himself
- In the Cut (2003) ....Concerned Bystander
- Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) ....Vinny
- The Bakery (2003) ....Vinny
- Analyze That (2002) ....Mello
- High Times' Potluck (2002) ....Vinny
- Kissing Jessica Stein (2001) ....Cab Driver
- Wannabes (2000) ....Carmine
- Ghost Dog (1999) ....Sammy the Snake
- Spenser: Small Vices (1999) ....Vinnie
- Rounders (1998) ....Card Player at KGB's
- Destination Anywhere (1997) ....Angry Window Man
- Sausages (1997) ....Luigi
- Casino (1995) ....Artie Piscano
He is married to Margaret Ann Hernandez; they have one son, Vincent Louis Vellacerra, Jr.
Vella was at one time the "Mayor of Elizabeth Street".
In June 2008, Vella was involved in controversy around a lottery ticket according to some sources threatened to sue over it.
- Bada-Boom Times
- Manhattan Neighbourhood Network
- Vinny Vella at the Internet Movie Database
- Russ Emanuel. "Chasing the Green - A Russ Emanuel Film". chasingthegreen.com. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
- Mayor mention
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- "Former Sopranos actor Vinny Vella's pizzeria is a 'hit' in Williamsburg". NY Daily News. 2008-05-06. Retrieved 2014-05-20.
- "'Sopranos' star threatens to sue lottery". Digital Spy. 2008-06-19. Retrieved 2014-05-20.