Vinny Vella is well known among movie fans. Born in NYC he has acted in over 40 films and is best known for his role as Artie Piscano in the hit film Casino directed by Martin Scorsese. He has appeared in over 35 commercials from Sprint to ESPN. A documentary "Hey Vinny" featured an interesting look at his life. He played jimmy Petrile in "The Sopranos" and continues to play in major movies and shows.