13 September 2017 2:03 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Frank Vincent, who played mob boss Phil Leotardo on HBO’s The Sopranos, has died at the age of 78.

Vincent passed away following complications from heart surgery in New Jersey on Wednesday, according to a report from TMZ. Vincent reportedly suffered a heart attack last week and had to undergo open-heart surgery as a result, but died during the procedure.

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