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(CBS News) It seems fans of Steven Van Zandt recognize him more for his role as  consigliere Silvo Dante on “The Sopranos” than for his decades playing with Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.

Now, Van Zandt is playing another mobster on the Netflix original series, “Lilyhammer.” He plays ex-gangster Frank Tagliano also known as Giovanni Hendrickson, who enters the witness protection program and must move to Norway.

“I was not expecting to play another mobster,” Van Zandt said. “But once in a while…you have to take an adventure and get away from the daily grind of being a rock star…Go somewhere where you’re really pampered.”

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