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David Proval, actor, 'The Sopranos,' 'Mean Streets' '45 Minutes From Broadway'

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David Proval made his film debut in Martin Scorsese’s highly acclaimed Mean Streets. He is best known for his work in The Sopranos as Richie Aprile.

His other memorable film roles include the pill-popping Siegfried in Four Rooms segment, Lenny in John Landis’s Innocent Blood, Irish cop Scully in Romeo Is Bleeding, mobster-turned-producer in Henry Jaglom’s Hollywood Dreams, and Snooze in The Shawshank Redemption.

An accomplished stage actor, Proval made his Broadway debut in “Requiem for a Heavyweight,” in which he played Army opposite John Lithgow’s Mountain, receiving a Drama Desk Nomination for his work in this production.

His upcoming films include Queen of the Lot, Baby O, in which Proval stars and for which he co-wrote the screenplay, and Robert Townsend’s Sonny Liston biopic with Ving Rhames, Phantom Punch.

Proval is currently appearing in Henry Jaglom’s new play, “Just 45 Minutes From Broadway,” with Tanna Frederick and Karen Black, at the Edgemar Center For the Arts in Santa Monica, Ca. For ticket info, visit edgemarcenter.org

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