"The Happy Wanderer" In "Mr. Ruggiero's Neighborhood", Bonpensiero is overheard on an FBI wiretap that Bevilaqua's family is involved in the construction business and that the family saw him as a scion.
Angie Bonpensiero (née Belfiore) is played by Toni Kalem. With Johnny in federal custody, Phil became acting boss of the Lupertazzi family.
Despite Feech's anger at having been robbed, Jackie's older brother, Richie Aprile, then a high-ranking earner and soldier in the family, intervened on Tony and Jackie's behalf and got them both a pass. Artie rebuilds the restaurant renaming it, Nuovo Vesuvio. Tony Soprano enlists in the help of Bobby Baccalieri's father, Bobby Baccalieri Sr., to perform the hit on Mustang Sally. Upon Phil's permanent elevation to boss, Butch was made underboss of the family. Soprano crew associate Benny Fazio is a regular fixture at the restaurant's bar, flirting with Martina.
Tony goes into hiding with the remainder of the family.
Vince, Thad McCone Richie had nothing to do with planning the hit, and when he learns of it, he refuses to help Bevilaqua and chases him off his premises. During Carmela and Tony's separation, Hugh was eager to see Tony whenever possible and often took Tony's side in family discussions. In the season 2 finale, Sal is murdered by Tony, Paulie and Silvio after they discover he is an informant. Silvio Dante reveals they were also helped because both Johnny Soprano and Junior Soprano were powerful capos under DiMeo. Vito also later calls Jim, but Jim was still angry over the way Vito had left and wanted nothing more to do with him. Soprano gets his cousin a job working for a laundry company in Rutherford, New Jersey owned by a Korean man named Kim. Status In 2004, Carmine's health began to fail and he suffered a massive stroke while having lunch with Tony, Johnny and Angelo Garepe at a country club, and soon after died in hospital.
exclaimed Tony in a very inebriated voice.
Following a series of escalating arguments, Artie and Charmaine finally separate.
 Germani is an associate and later soldier in the Moltisanti crew. At the end of Season 1, Artie learns from Tony's mother, Livia, that Tony was responsible for the arson at his original restaurant co-owned with his wife, Vesuvio, in Essex County, New Jersey.
After Pie-O-My dies in a stable fire under questionable circumstances, Tony confronts Ralph over the suspicious timing of the fire with the $200,000 insurance pay out, which was also his son's required medical expenses. Carmine was arrested and acquitted of labor racketeering charges in the 1980s. Chris' action led to the Kolar Bros. withdrawing their bid which Dick was happy to report to Tony.
Carlo took over Vito Spatafore's construction business in addition to the ports, after the revelation of Vito's homosexuality and his subsequent downfall. He then taught himself to cook and opened his Soup As Art restaurant, also in Brooklyn. Father Phil encourages Ralph to view the tragedy as an opportunity to change his life's course; he also gently rejects Ralph's assertion that God allowed his son to be injured in order to punish Ralph for his criminal sins.
Tony decided to help Marie Spatafore move to Maine, but gambled away the money he had intended to give her to help her make the down payment on a house. In the episode "From Where to Eternity," while Chris is in the hospital recovering from the bullet wounds caused by Matthew Bevilaqua and Sean Gismonte's failed assassination attempt, when Chris becomes clinically dead for a few minutes after his heart stops while in his comatose state, he has a morphine-induced dream in which he visits Hell and sees his deceased father "Dickie" Moltisanti along with his deceased friend Brendan Filone and Mikey, who had slain Brendan. When she failed to comply Phil returned with his younger brother, Billy Leotardo, and Joey Peeps, who killed Lorraine. Also, early in Season 4, Germani precipitates the crisis between Tony and Johnny Sack, when he hears Ralph Cifaretto make a joke about the obesity of Johnny Sack's wife, and repeats this joke to Paulie Gualtieri, who relays the news of this to Johnny.
Johnny was granted a release from prison to attend his daughter Allegra's wedding.
Many characters have had storylines that have spanned multiple seasons, while the others are restricted to arcs that occurred during a single season of the show. He again tries to coax Tony by handing him over a share of the inheritance. He started lying to Agent Lipari, showing reluctance to divulge details.
Richie approaches acting capo Albert "Ally Boy" Barese to ask for his support in his takeover bid, but he declines.
Carlo Gervasi is played by Arthur J. Nascarella.
Richie's tensions with Tony escalate throughout Season 2.
He attended Little Carmine Lupertazzi's "meeting of minds" to try to resolve a dispute with the Soprano crime family in 2006 after Tony responded to the murder of Vito Spatafore by blowing up a wire room in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn that was owned by Phil. He agreed to lower the sale settlement by staying on the payroll and lowering the skim profits.
Hesh was able to help Tony end a particularly arduous "negotiation" with a castration. It was also Paulie who told John about the insult that Ralphie made about his wife. Phil Leotardo later told Vito's wife, Marie, that her husband was probably killed by two homosexual transients Vito had picked up at a bar. In the series finale, Benny is last seen acting as the getaway driver when Walden Belfiore shot Phil Leotardo to death at a gas station in Oyster Bay, Long Island. Michele "Feech" La Manna is played by Robert Loggia. Mary has been married to her husband Hugh DeAngelis for over 40 years.
Born in 1958, he is a cousin of Tony Soprano and Christopher Moltisanti. His uncle made it clear he had to move on or kill his boss.
It was around this time that Carmine's longtime consigliere, Angelo Garepe and longtime Lupertazzi family captain Phil Leotardo, were convicted of various racketeering charges and sent to prison, Angelo for 18 years and Phil for 20 years. He successfully coordinates a mission to put the Soprano residence under surveillance by the use of an old lamp in their basement.
Mark Karafin as Egon Kosma: he is a friend of A.J.
However, after a chance meeting with Carmine, Paulie discovered that Carmine did not even know who he was.
Following the natural death of Carmine in 2004, Johnny's crew engaged in a bitter war over the family leadership with Carmine's son, Little Carmine. Although unknown to Johnny, his own hit was approved by Tony and Carmine to hit Johnny in order to protect the highly valuable Esplanade project to which Ralphie's involvement was key. Artie agrees to lend him the money at high interest.
Svetlana later tells Tony the couple had broken up because, after the emasculating attack, Zellman "could not perform." Vito's children read the story, destroying the illusion of their father being a CIA agent.
Charmaine is the wife of Artie Bucco and a childhood friend of Carmela and Tony Soprano. Tony finds out and strikes him repeatedly.
He and Tony walk into the basement where Jimmy begins asking Tony a lot of questions, making Tony very suspicious.
When Patsy's then capo Paulie Gualtieri was imprisoned in 2002, Tony promoted Christopher Moltisanti to acting captain over Patsy. He later goes into business with him in preparing to open a massage parlor. When he was released and introduced in season 5, Feech went to see Tony Soprano, the new boss of North Jersey, where he was given permission to get back in the action. Vito moved in with Jim shortly thereafter. Shortly after Jimmy's arrest, he is released. After Leotardo becomes boss, tensions escalate between the two crime families and Little Carmine makes a last effort to resolve it. Pussy abruptly disappears after being confronted by Paulie Gualtieri. Under the alias "Vincent," he claimed to be writing a book. While in prison, Johnny Sack later orders a hit on Rusty (whom he referred to as "The Mayor of Munchkinland," due to his short stature of 5'5") through Tony, because he anticipates Rusty is likely to wrest power away from him. Little Carmine's crew simultaneously begins courting Blundetto through his old prison buddy, Angelo Garepe. Hugo "Hugh" DeAngelis is played by Tom Aldredge.  Benny is a soldier who began working for the DiMeo crime family with Christopher Moltisanti under capo Paulie Gualtieri, and continued to work for Chris after Chris's elevation to caporegime. He is a former sailor of the United States Navy and spent time in Halifax, Nova Scotia at CFB Halifax during the war.
In the episode "The Second Coming," he tells Melfi of a study that concludes that talk therapy enables sociopaths. Furio Giunta is played by Federico Castelluccio.
As a sign of friendship and apologies, Tony sent Silvio to tell Irina to move on with her life and present her with a one-time payoff of $75,000. He returned to New Jersey in 2000, following the disappearance of Richie Aprile. Rusty is a close associate of Little Carmine and considered to be one of the instigators in Little Carmine's power play following his father, and boss, Carmine Lupertazzi Sr.'s death.
Tony began to see through Jackie's facade when he caught him at the casino on Bloomfield Ave in Bloomfield, New Jersey and then later at the Bada Bing. However, their planning was cut short when Phil suffered a late-night heart attack and was hospitalized during Christmas 2006.