Why the late Abe Vigoda was one of a kind in the acting world – The Globe and Mail

Abe Vigoda was only in his 50s when he appeared in “The Godfather”.

While certainly a little macabre, the decades of jokes about Vigoda’s death revealed something about the way we consider our character actors and utility players. We remember their roles, their work, their unmistakable on-camera presence, unconcerned with the sort of ghastly prying into private lives that defines A-list celebrity culture.

Source: Why the late Abe Vigoda was one of a kind in the acting world – The Globe and Mail