David Proval

20 May 1942


David Aaron Proval (born May 20, 1942) is an American actor, known for his roles as Richie Aprile on the HBO television series The Sopranos and as Tony DeVienazo in the 1973 Martin Scorsese film Mean Streets opposite Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel.

Proval was born in Brooklyn, New York of Jewish heritage, the son of actress Clara Katz of Romanian origin. He has appeared in such feature films as The Shawshank Redemption, Mob Queen, Four Rooms, UHF, Innocent Blood, The Siege, a cameo appearance in Smokin' Aces, and has had recurring roles in television shows such as Picket Fences, Boomtown and Everybody Loves Raymond. In 1977 his voice was heard in the cult animated film WIZARDS, as the robot assassin Necron 99.

In 2008, David Proval starred in the comedy City of Shoulders and Noses. The film is being produced by Sybil Danning, George Parra, and Tommy Ardolino.


Filmography (21 titles)

(movie, 2015)
···The Legacy of Avril Kyte
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Harold)
(movie, 2013)
···Queen of the Lot
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Caesar)
(movie, 2009)
···Phantom Punch
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Savino)
(movie, 2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mohammad)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Mr. Grant)
(movie, 2005)
···Angels with Angles
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Howie Gold)
(movie, 2005)
···The Circle
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dad)
(movie, 2004)
···Murder Without Conviction
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as James Talley · Edward Talley - Age 55)
(movie, 1998)
···The Siege
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Danny Sussman)
(movie, 1998)
···Mob Queen
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as George Gianfranco)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Billy White, Cop · Narrator · Michael's Lover)
(movie, 1996)
···The Phantom
Genre: Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Charlie Zephro)
Genre: Mystery
Role: Actor (as Joseph 'Happy' Cartello)
(movie, 1995)
···Four Rooms
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Siegfried)
(movie, 1993)
···Romeo Is Bleeding
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Scully)
(movie, 1992)
···Innocent Blood
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lenny)
(movie, 1983)
···The Star Chamber
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Officer Nelson)
(movie, 1982)
···Hey Good Lookin'
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Crazy Shapiro)
(movie, 1977)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Peace (voice))
(movie, 1973)
···Mean Streets
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Tony DeVienazo)