Longtime Hollywood star was just found dead in New Jersey. This is a tragedy, prayers for the family.
He is a real-estate developer who turned actor. His friendship with tenant Robert De Niro led to a second career in Hollywood and roles in Goodfellasand Tribeca. The wonderful Chuck Low has died according to reports.
Low was 89 at the time of his death. He passed away on Sept. 18 at a nursing home in New Jersey that he was staying at. No cause of death has yet been released on Chuck.
Low became great friends with De Niro after he moved into a building Low owned in New York City. Furthermore, Chuck was known for acting in several films. Including The King of Comedy and Once Upon a Time in America.
You may remember him appearing in the HBO series The Sopranos as an Orthodox Jew as well. This is extremely heartbreaking because it’s only a couple of weeks after Frank Vincent passed away. Meanwhile, he also appeared in Goodfellas and The Sopranos .
Chuck really rose to fame after he starred in Goodfellas. Furthermore, he played wig salesman Morris “Morrie” Kessler. The character was killed by a screwdriver plunged into the back of his head.
He has had small roles in other Robert De Niro films. Such as The Mission, The King of Comedy. And most notably in Sergio Leone‘s 1984 film Once Upon a Time in America. As Deborah and Fat Moe’s father. He also guest starred in a first-season episode of The Sopranos. As Shlomo Teittleman. He can also be seen in Alan Taylor‘s 2006 film, Kill the Poor.
Low’s family released a statement saying his funeral was held Sept. 20 in Elmont, New York. Please continue to keep his family in your prayers during this heartbreaking loss.
This is heartbreaking. RIP Chuck!