Vincent Gardenia

Vincent Gardenia

He is interred in Saint Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York.

In Brooklyn, NY, 16th Avenue (between Cropsey Avenue & Shore Parkway) has renamed Vincent Gardenia Blvd. to honor his memory. This is the block where he lived.

Suffered a fatal heart attack at the Benjamin Franklin Hotel in Philadelphia.

Was named as "King of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1989

Won the 1972 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Features Actor in a Drama for "The Prisoner of Second Avenue" and was nominated for the 1979 Tony Award (New York City) for Actor in a Musical for "Ballroom".