Hollywood Actor Burt Young, best known for his role as Paulie in the Rocky films, has died at the age of 83.
Young's daughter, Anne Morea Steingieser, shared the news with The New York Times, revealing that her father passed away on October 8 in Los Angeles. His death, however, had only just been announced, with many fans expressing their condolences and appreciation for the actor's incredible performances.
He was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Paulie, and also appeared in films like Chinatown and Convoy.Burt Young's manager, Lynda Bensky, shared a touching tribute to the late actor in a statement to People magazine.
She described him as "an actor of tremendous emotional range" and praised his ability to "make you cry and scare you to death." But, she said, what really struck her was the "poignancy of his soul." It's clear that Burt Young was an immensely talented actor, and his loss will be deeply felt in the entertainment industry.