A well known character actor has died.

FOX News Radio's Lisa Lacerra reports: 

He had a small part in "The Godfather" but it was memorable... Character actor Alex Rocco has died.

Rocco also voiced the cigar smoking studio head of 'Itchy & Scratchy' on "The Simpsons" and played Jennifer Lopez's father in "The Wedding Planner".

He won an Emmy in 1990 for the short lived Jon Cryer sitcom "The Famous Teddy Z".

Alex Rocco was 79.

Lisa Lacerra, FOX News Radio.