Bronx-born crooner Jerry Vale dies at 83

The singer started performing in New York supper clubs as a teen. (5/19/14)

THE BRONX - Bronx-born crooner Jerry Vale has died at the age of 83. 

A family attorney says he passed away Sunday morning in his California home. 

The singer started performing in New York supper clubs as a teen and went on to record more than 50 albums with big hits in the 1950s and 60s. 

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He also appeared as himself in the movies "Goodfellas" and "Casino," and the TV series "The Sopranos." 

Vale leaves behind his wife of 55 years and two children. 

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