Wcbs-TV New York reported that Tarantina was found dead in his Hell’s Kitchen apartment. A cause of death has not been determined.
Tarantina most recently played a New York City nightclub emcee on Amazon’s Emmy-winning period comedy “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” The series paid tribute to Tarantina with a tweet declaring “The Gaslight won’t be the same without you.”
The Gaslight won’t be the same without you. Thank you Brian Tarantina for sharing in all of the laughs. Sending love to his family and friends in this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/J1R1ijF3tE
— The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (@MaiselTV) November 2, 2019
Tarantina was a native New Yorker. His long list of TV credits included guest