Rick Aiello, the son Danny Aiello’s and well-known for his roles as Rick in movies like “Do The Right Thing,” “Sex and the City,” “The Sopranos,”And “21 Jump Street,”At 65, he died in a Warwick hospital in the Hudson Valley. He died from pancreatic cancer.
Rick was in and out the hospital for the last year and a quarter because of his battle against pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones during his final moments.
Rick’s death was made by public relations company Tracey Miller & Associates through a press release. Rick’s wife, Arlene Urichich, penned the press release. The statement can be found here in part. “Ricky was a wonderful father, husband, and a good friend to so many people. After losing his brother and then his Dad, he continued to show such courage and strength throughout his own battle with cancer.”
Urichich stated that it was difficult to imagine their lives without Rick after all the years they shared together. Rick is survived by his wife, and two children. One is Ricky Jr.’s son, the other Tori’s daughter.
Danny Aiello III (the older brother of Rick) also died from pancreatic carcinoma in 2010. He was 53 years old back in 2010. After a brief illness, their father, Oscar nominee Danny Aiello III, also died in 2019, at age 86.