From roles in Goodfellas, Jungle Fever, Cop Land and Made Men, they were all pre-cursors to his playing Phil Leotardo, the rival crime boss, in The Sopranos, appearing in 31 episodes of the long running TV series.
“They need a gangster, they call Frank or Joe,” Vincent told NJ. “An Italian-American? Frank or Joe. I’m currently starring in a string of Miller Beer commercials where I am playing a gangster. It is who you are. You are a writer, reporter. That is what you do. … When I was 18 years old and playing the drums, I never thought that I would have a website and that people will be buying my autographed picture and paying money for it. I just bought a condo in Florida. Life is good. I can’t complain.”