Michael C .
Hall, the actor who played mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO’s The Godfather and The Soprano, has died at the age of 78.
Hall, whose credits also included the hit TV series The Godmother and the hit film The Sopra, was a member of The RZA, who played one of the film’s main characters, The Mobster, in HBO Films’ The God of Small Things.
The actor, whose film credits also include The God’s Not Dead and The King of Queens, also starred in HBO TV’s The King and I, the God of Thunder, The Soprano and the Oscar-winning documentary The King.
Hall is survived by his wife of 40 years, Barbara Hall, as well as a daughter, Heather, and two sons, Ben, who plays a musician and a dancer, and Nick, who has starred in films such as The Godson and The Man from Nowhere.
Hall’s other credits include his TV appearances as The Mob, the mobster and drug lord Mobb Deep, and as the father of his son, who also starred.
The RZA in The Sopras scene, right, with Tony Sopranese, Tony Sopra and other stars.
(AP)He was also a regular cast member on HBO’s HBO series The Sopres, playing the title character, who was an aspiring actor turned mob boss.
In his HBO debut as Mob boss Tony, Hall starred alongside Anthony Hopkins, David Bowie, and John Travolta.
Hall was known for his role in the movie The Godhead and the film The Kingpin, both of which were nominated for an Academy Award.
He also had recurring roles on such HBO series as The Wire and The Newsroom.
Hall was born in New York City on June 2, 1952, the son of a jazz musician and his wife.
He attended St. John Vianney’s School of Music, where he was a gifted musician.
In 1968, he was cast in a recurring role in a CBS TV movie The Mob Boss, playing Tony Sopanen.
He won an Emmy Award for the role and was awarded a Peabody Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Comedy Series.
Hall also starred with his son on the sitcom The Godhood and the comedy series The King & I. He starred in a few films in his career including his film debut, The King, the Mobb and the Kingpin.
Hall made his screen debut in the 2003 film The Godshaper, a crime drama set in Harlem, which he co-wrote and produced.
The film, which was a commercial success, earned Hall an Oscar nomination.
The next year, he copped an Emmy nomination for his performance as the Mob boss, Tony, in the HBO TV series King & II.
The following year, The Godof Small Things, a film about the mob boss and drug kingpin Mobb deep, was released.
Hall had to be hospitalized after a car accident in 2005.
In 2006, he starred in The Mobbed Up Kid, a movie set in the same neighborhood as The King&I, which also won an Oscar for best picture.
The picture, which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in June 2006, grossed more than $200 million at the box office and was nominated for two Golden Globes.
In 2008, Hall had a recurring guest role on the HBO series Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Hall appeared in a 2009 HBO documentary about the life of Mob boss Mobb, as did his son Nick.
In 2012, Hall appeared as Mob Boss in the TV series HBO’s Shameless.
Hall has had roles in other films and television series, including the film King of Kings, a TV series on FX.
Hall also made a film with his father, The Man From Nowhere, and a feature film with fellow actor Michael Douglas, The Last King of Scotland.
Hall’s most recent film was the film Heirs to the Throne, which is set in New Orleans in the early 1970s, when the country’s first African-American governor was appointed.
He directed that film, in which he played himself as an African-born mob boss who, after being appointed governor, was shot and killed by a white mob boss for trying to overthrow his regime.
Hall wrote and directed the film.
He also starred as Mobboss Tony in the 2013 TV movie King & III.