Following the sad news that Frank Vincent passed away yesterday, many have paid their respects to the actor who was known for playing mobsters in The Sopranos and many of Martin Scorsese's biggest films.
Vincent died at 78 in a New Jersey hospital following complications from open heart surgery on Wednesday (13 September), according to TMZ. He'd reportedly suffered a heart attack days earlier.
Twitter quickly filled with tributes to the talent actor, with many people remembering one particularly excellent scene and standout line.
RIP Frank Vincent, who delivered one of the best movie lines of all time: Now go home and get your shinebox pic.twitter.com/ezJwKD0osv
- Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) September 13, 2017
NOW GO HOME AND GET YOUR FUCKING SHINEBOX JABRONI. RIP THE FRANK VINCENT. EXCELLENT HEEL pic.twitter.com/B8F75lRSQ4
- The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) September 14, 2017
- gestalt thinker (@ehondaslaps) September 13, 2017
- MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) September 13, 2017
- AC Cristales (@ac_cristales) September 13, 2017
RIP Frank Vincent. May he go to that home in the sky and get his fucking heavenly shinebox. pic.twitter.com/gtJXhG17xK
- Slade (@Slade) September 13, 2017
Now go home and get your fucking shine box. pic.twitter.com/TUxHgZmdjG
- Limmy (@DaftLimmy) September 14, 2017
It's what Billy would have wanted.
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