It’s not often you get rub shoulders with some of the greatest actors of a generation.
But that’s exactly what happened to Rob Salamida, who many know as the co-founder of the Spiedie Fest and owner of a famous Spiedie Company.
It started when he got a call from his cousin, actor Craig Vincent, asking him to appear in the Martin Scorsese mob film “The Irishman.”
“I said ‘no, I don’t really have the time’ and I’m not a big New York City guy and all that,” Salamida said. “Then he said a couple of weeks later, ‘I’m going to be down there and maybe I can get you in as an extra.’ I said ‘no, that’s not me, I can’t do that.’ “