Death of Al Molinaro

June 24, 1919 - October 30, 2015
Kenosha, Wisconsin | Age 96

Actor who played the owner of Arnold's Diner on TV's "Happy Days" died Friday.
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Al Molinaro, the actor known best for playing diner owner Al Delvecchio on TV's "Happy Days," died Friday of gall stone complications. He was 96.

A native of Kenosha, Wisconsin – just 40 miles from the "Happy Days" setting of Milwaukee – Molinaro was born June 24, 1919. He moved to California in the 1950s but didn't begin working as an actor for years. It was 1969 when he had his first role, a guest spot on TV's "Get Smart."

The following year, Molinaro took on his...

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