David Proval

American actor

David Aaron Proval (born May 20, 1942) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Tony DeVienazo in the Martin Scorsese movie Mean Streets (1973) and as Richie Aprile on the HBO crime drama series The Sopranos.

Proval in Afghanistan, 2008

Proval's other movie credits include The Monster Squad (1987), UHF (1989), Innocent Blood (1992), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Four Rooms (1995), The Phantom (1996), Mob Queen (1998), The Siege (1998), Bookies (2003) and Balls of Fury. He has also had roles in television shows such as Picket Fences, Boomtown, Everybody Loves Raymond, Kojak, The Equalizer, Miami Vice, Friday the 13th: The Series and The West Wing.

Proval was born in Brooklyn, New York City. He is Jewish.[1]


  1. Hart, Hugh (September 15, 2001). "He's Not Such a Bad Guy". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 26, 2020.

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