William Hickey 1997 Deaths
William Hickeyfilm, television and stage actor
Though Hickey had been acting since the 1940s, it wasn't until 1985 that he gained fame for his role as the aging, irascible Mafia don in Prizzi's Honor. His other films include A Hatful of Rain, Bright Lights, Big City and Sea of Love. His stage credits include St. Joan and Twelfth Night. Hickey was also a respected acting teacher, instructing Steve McQueen and Barbra Streisand.Born: 1928?