'Big' star Robert Loggia dies at 85

December 5, 2015 1:43 AM

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Oscar-nominated actor Robert Loggia, who was known for gravelly voiced gangsters from Scarface to The Sopranos, but who was most endearing as Tom Hanks' kid-at-heart toy-company boss in Big, has died. He was 85.

Loggia's wife Aubrey Loggia said he died Friday at his home in Los Angeles after a five year battle with Alzheimer's. "His poor body gave up," she said. "He loved being an actor and he loved his life."

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