Vincent Margera
American television personality
Vincent Margera
Vincent Roy Margera, more commonly known as Don Vito, is a convicted American sex offender and former reality television personality known for his appearances in Viva La Bam, Jackass, Haggard and the CKY videos alongside his nephew Bam. He was sentenced to 10 years' intensive supervised probation, for two felony convictions of sexual assault on a minor, on December 20, 2007.
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'Don Vito' from 'Jackass' franchise dead at 59
CNN - over 1 year
Vincent Margera, a "Jackass" franchise regular known for his antics as crazy uncle "Don Vito" on MTV's "Viva La Bam," died Sunday at 59.
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Jackass Star Vincent "Don Vito" Margera, Bam Margera's Uncle, Dead at 59 - Us Magazine
Google News - over 1 year
Us Magazine Jackass Star Vincent "Don Vito" Margera, Bam Margera's Uncle, Dead at 59 Us Magazine Vincent Margera Vincent "Don Vito" Margera died after suffering from kidney and liver failure on Sunday, Nov. 15. Credit: Scott Gries/Getty Images. Jackass star Vincent “Don Vito” Margera, perhaps best known as Bam Margera's prank-loving uncle on the ... Vincent 'Don Vito' Margera dies at 59, reports sayNewsday Vincent Margera -- 'Don Vito' from 'Jackass' franchise -- dead at 59CNN International Jackass Star Vincent 'Don Vito' Margera Dead At 59Cinema Blend -Wetpaint all 118 news articles »
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Vincent Margera -- 'Don Vito' from 'Jackass' franchise -- dead at 59
CNN - over 1 year
Vincent Margera, a "Jackass" franchise regular known for his antics as crazy uncle "Don Vito" on MTV's "Viva La Bam," died Sunday at 59.
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Former bar owner gets 5 years probation - The Coloradoan
Google News - almost 6 years
... in court is not in her best interest, McDonald said. Mackey represented NBA superstar Kobe Bryant before prosecutors dropped a sex assault case against him. More recently, she represented Vincent Margera, who was in the MTV program "Viva la Bam."
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  • 2015
    Age 58
    In October 2015, Margera collapsed in his West Chester, Pennsylvania home and was rushed to the hospital, where he remained in a coma for five days.
    More Details Hide Details According to family, he was suffering from massive organ failure due to years of obesity and alcoholism.
  • 2007
    Age 50
    On December 20, 2007, Margera was sentenced to 10 years of probation, to be served in Pennsylvania.
    More Details Hide Details He was further ordered to not portray the character of "Don Vito" in any capacity (appearing on television, writing books, autograph signings) while serving his sentence. He was also ordered to register as a sex offender in Colorado and Pennsylvania, to receive an evaluation of his mental health and to work on his problems with alcohol. Throughout most of his life, Margera was obese and had difficulty exercising due to his weight. He also suffered from strabismus, which made him partially blind on one eye, as well as serious alcoholism. According to his nephew, Bam, he also suffered from depression following his conviction.
    There was an arraignment hearing on March 5, 2007, at which Margera pleaded not guilty.
    More Details Hide Details The trial started on October 22 in Golden, Colorado. Margera's attorney argued that his client had been playing his "goofy, outrageous and vulgar" television persona for the young teens, portraying Margera as a "benign bumbler", and arguing that Margera's signature arm movement may have been mistaken for breast fondling. The jury began to deliberate on the afternoon of October 30, returning on October 31. Margera was found guilty of two counts of sexual assault on a minor and acquitted on one count.
    During a preliminary hearing on February 1, 2007, Margera was represented by Pamela Mackey, the same lawyer who defended Kobe Bryant in 2003–04.
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    In early 2007, Don Vito featured in Redman's music video "Put It Down", where he plays a police officer with Donnell Rawlings.
    More Details Hide Details March 20, 2007 saw the release of Vito and Ryan Dunn starring in a Viva La Bam-like, direct-to-DVD film, entitled Dunn and Vito's Rock Tour.
  • 2006
    Age 49
    On August 18, 2006, Margera was arrested at the Colorado Mills Mall in Lakewood, Colorado, on suspicion of inappropriately touching two 12-year-old girls.
    More Details Hide Details He was released after posting bail of $50,000.
    As a result of his 2006 arrest, the stunts involving Don Vito were removed from the theatrical and DVD release of Jackass Number Two, but several stunts were briefly shown in previews leading up to his arrest.
    More Details Hide Details Due to the allegations, he was persona non grata among the cast for a time, and he also did not appear on Bam's new show, Unholy Union because of his arrest. However, he was in attendance at Bam's wedding.
  • 1956
    Born on July 3, 1956.
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