Actor Burt Young, who played Paulie, Rocky Balboa’s friend in Stallone’s films, dies at 83

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American actor Burt Young, who played Pauliethe mythical friend of Rocky in the movies Sylvester Stallone, has died at the age of 83, according to media such as the ‘New York Times’. He actor, raised in Queens (New York), died on October 8, although the news has not been known until now. It was his daughter, Anne Morea Steingieser, who confirmed the news.

Throughout his long career, Young He appeared in over 160 film credits, playing mostly tough guy roles. Additionally, in the 1950s he also served in the United States Marines.

One of his most legendary roles was played in Rocky the paper of Paulie, an alcoholic butcher who is friends with the boxer. His role in the first film of the saga earned him an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor.

He has also participated in other titles such as ‘Chinatown’ or ‘Once Upon a Time in America’.

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