Robert Loggia, actor for his tough-guy roles, dies at 85

December 5, 2015 3:35 PM

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Robert Loggia, actor for his tough-guy roles, dies at 85

Robert Loggia, an Oscar-nominated actor who was known for portraying gravelly-voiced gangsters in “Scarface” and “The Sopranos,” but who played against type as a kid-at-heart toy-company boss opposite Tom Hanks in “Big,” died Dec. 4 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 85.

His wife, Aubrey Loggia, said he died after a five year battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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