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Brian Tarantina

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Miami Vice Character
Born
March 27, 1959, New York City, New York
Active
1985-2019

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Brian Tarantina (born March 27, 1959-November 2, 2019) was an American actor who appeared as Rickman, one of Palmo's men running a carnival game where cocaine-filled dolls are distributed in the episode "Honor Among Thieves?" of the series Miami Vice.

He died on November 2, 2019, at the age of 60, due to an Overdose.

Selected Filmography

Year Film Notes MV Actors Appeared
1984 The Cotton Club First movie appearance Lonette McKee
James Remar
Julian Beck
Laurence Fishburne
1986 The Equalizer (TV series) First TV appearance Bill Cwikowski
Sledge Hammer! (TV series) David Rasche
1987 Critical Condition Ruben Blades
Sylvia Miles
Joe Dallesandro
Randall "Tex" Cobb
Jon Polito
1989 Runaway Dreams Laird Stuart
1990 Jacob's Ladder Ving Rhames
Pruitt Taylor Vince
1993 Carlito's Way John Leguizamo
Penelope Ann Miller
Luis Guzman
Viggo Mortensen
1997 Donnie Brasco Michael Madsen
James Russo
Zach Grenier
1998 Oz (TV series) Terry Kinney
Rita Moreno
1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley Philip Baker Hall
2001 The Sopranos (TV series) Tony Sirico
Burt Young
Charles S. Dutton
2005 Law and Order: SVU Richard Belzer
1990-92, 2004-present One Life to Live (TV soap opera) Saundra Santiago
2007 The Black Donnellys (TV series) Kevin Conway
Ned Eisenberg
2009 Knight and Day
2012 Elementary (TV series) Keith Szarabajka
2014 Rob the Mob Burt Young
2014 Zarra's Law Young
Tony Sirico
2016 Blue Bloods (TV series) Esai Morales
2018 Ask for Jane
2017-18 THe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV series)
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