"He was a great father and an unbelievable husband", his wife, Denise, told TMZ.
Adonis had been dealing with kidney problems for a few years and was reportedly on a ventilator.
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"It is with a very heavy heart this morning to tell you of the passing [of] Frank Adonis [cheech]", Castellano wrote while tagging Adonis and his wife Denise.
'Great writer, director and actor. His wife told TMZ that he died Wednesday night in Las Vegas after a long illness and had been on a venitlator. Due to his failing health, Adonis was put on a ventilator about a week ago; he was taken off the ventilator after Christmas. "He was my best friend", she said in a statement to the celebrity news site. He has 40 acting film credits, including for such films as "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective", "True Romance" and "Bad Lieutenant".
His wife, Denise Adonis, did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment.