Greg Antonacci

Greg Antonacci
Born Gregory Gerald Antonacci
(1947-02-02)February 2, 1947
Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan, New York City
Died September 20, 2017(2017-09-20) (aged 70)[1]
Massapequa, New York, U.S.
Occupation Television actor, director, producer, writer
Years active 1970–2017
Annie Potts
(m. 1978; div. 1980)

Lynda Costanzo
(m. 1981–??)
Children 1

Gregory Gerald Antonacci (February 2, 1947 – September 20, 2017) was an American television actor, director, producer, and writer. He is best known for portraying Johnny Torrio in Boardwalk Empire in every season, from 2010 to 2014,[2] and as Phil Leotardo's right-hand man Butch DeConcini in The Sopranos from 2006 to the season finale in 2007.[3]

Early life and career

Antonacci was born in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan. As a director, producer, and writer, he worked on a number of television series, including Busting Loose, Brothers, The Tortellis, Perfect Strangers, The Royal Family, The John Larroquette Show, Herman's Head, It's a Living, Soap, and other series.[4]

As an actor, he is best known for his roles as Vinnie Morabito on Busting Loose, Tony Manucci on Makin' It, Butch DeConcini on The Sopranos, and Johnny Torrio on Boardwalk Empire.[5] In 1976, he played the role of Hector in "A Nun's Story" and "Good Time Girls" during season two of Laverne & Shirley. He made an cameo appearance as a mobster in the 2013 film The Family.

Personal life and death

In 1978, Antonacci married actress Annie Potts. They divorced in 1980.[6] In 1981, he married actress Lynda Costanzo. They have one child. He died at the age of 70 in Massapequa, New York, in September 2017.


  1. "Gregory G. Antonacci". Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  2. "'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky goes on offense in mob war". The Los Angeles Times. September 14, 2014. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  3. "Actor Frank Vincent, Who Portrayed Mobsters in 'Goodfellas' and 'The Sopranos,' Dies". NPR. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  4. "Greg Antonacci credits". Yahoo! TV. Retrieved August 26, 2011.
  5. "Greg Antonacci Movies & TV". The New York Times. Retrieved August 26, 2011.
  6. "Annie Potts". IMDB. Retrieved 14 December 2017.

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