John “Cha Cha” Ciarcia, the actor who got famous for his characters in TV serial Sopranos and a small role in 1990’s hit classic movie GOOD FELLAS. His family shocked every one including close friends by revealing that John ‘Cha Cha” Ciarcia died on 21 Nov 2015 after a short term illness at the age of 75.
He was the owner of the famous restaurant in New York named Cha Cha’s In Bocca Al Lupo Cafe, where his close friends like Robert DeNiro, boxer Tony Danza and Martin Scorsese used to visit him often. Because of this restaurant he was famously said, “unofficial mayor of Little Italy”,
His other projects include Hoffa, Who Do I Gotta Kill?, A Brooklyn State of Mind, and Death to Smoochy. He was also the co-host of the popular satellite radio show THE WISEGUY SHOW where his Sopranos co-star Vincent Pastore used to accompany him.