Arthur Avenue Meets Little Italy in Franklin Lakes

TONY LIP (BORN FRANK ANTHONY VALLELONGA, WAS AN AMERICAN ACTOR AND AUTHOR, BEST KNOWN FOR HIS PORTRAYAL OF CRIME BOSS CARMINE LUPERTAZZI IN THE HBO SERIES THE SOPRANOS. HE PORTRAYED REAL-LIFE BONANNO CRIME FAMILY MOBSTER PHILIP GIACCONE, IN DONNIE BRASCO, AND REAL-LIFE LUCCHESE CRIME FAMILY MOBSTER FRANCESCO MANZO, IN GOODFELLAS. IT WAS AT THE COPACABANA NIGHTCLUB WHERE HE FIRST MET FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA AND LOUIS DIGIAMO, LEADING TO HIS FILM DEBUT IN THE GODFATHER.

​HE ALSO CO-WROTE HIS OWN BOOK SHUT UP AND EAT! AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
​AT TONY LIP'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT & PIZZA.

Written by Owners Frank & Angela Vallelonga

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