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HomedepartedBurt Young, 'Rocky' actor, dead at 83

Burt Young, ‘Rocky’ actor, dead at 83

Burt Young, the Oscar-nominated actor known for his role as Paulie in “Rocky,” has died, Fox News Digital confirmed. He was 83.

His cause of death was not immediately known. According to the New York Times, Young died on Oct. 8 in Los Angeles. 

“Burt was an actor of tremendous emotional range,” his manager Lynda Bensky said in a statement provided to Fox News Digital. “He could make you cry, and he could scare you to death.” 

Tracy Wright is an entertainment reporter for Fox News Digital. Send story tips to Tracy.Wright@fox.com.

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