Fans of “Goodfellas” say goodbye to one of the film’s most memorable actors


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“Goodfellas” actor Chuck Low, who played Morris “Morrie” Kesseler alongside Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Ray Liotta, passed away at age 89 in a New Jersey nursing home on Sept. 18.

Low was featured in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film, in which his character was eventually killed off when Pesci’s character plunged a screwdriver in the back of his head. He went on to star in projects like “The Mission,” “Once Upon a Time in America” and “The Sopranos,” among others.

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The late actor is survived by his daughter Debra Low Mykrantz, son-in-law Peter S. Mykrantz Jr. and granddaughters Jenni and Katie Mykrantz; as well as son Mitchell Low, niece Beth Lynne Robbins and ex-wife Cherida Michaels.

He was laid to rest with full military honors on Sept. 20 in Edmonton, N.Y. Low served as a Major in the U.S. military, spending four years on active duty and another 30 as a reserve.

(H/T The Sun)

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