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'Godfather' singer/actor Al Martino dies at 82

5 years ago October 14, 2009 Oct 14, 2009 Wednesday, October 14 2009 Wednesday, October 14, 2009 4:48:45 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

Singer Al Martino, who played the Frank Sinatra-type role of Johnny Fontane in "The Godfather," died.  Starting in 1952, Martino was known for hit songs including "Here in My Heart," "Spanish Eyes," "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "Volare."

Besides acting in the Marlon Brando classic "The Godfather," Martino sang the 1972 film's title score, "The Love Theme From The Godfather." His Fontane character is a singer and occasional actor and is the godson of Brando's Mafia boss character, Don Vito Corleone.

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