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Lucky Luciano (I) (1897–1962)

US gangster and racketeer. Born Charles Salvadore Lucania in Sicily, he emigrated with his family to the US in 1906. In 1907 he started shoplifting. He was given his nickname by childhood friend and fellow gangster Meyer Lansky for his luck with betting on racehorses, but it also could have applied to the many times he avoided imprisonment and ... See full bio »

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 2012 Secret War (TV Series)
Himself - Archive Video
- The Mafia Connection (2012) ... Himself - Archive Video
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 2013 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series)
- The Mafia (2013) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2007-2008 Mobsters (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - gangster
- Joseph 'The Rat' Valachi (2008) ... Himself
- Paul Castellano (2008) ... Himself - gangster
- Meyer Lansky (2007) ... Himself
 2005 Bullets Over Hollywood (TV Movie documentary)
 1996-2005 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - as Lucky"" Luciano
- Bugsy Siegel: Gambling on the Mob (1997) ... Himself
- Frank Costello: Prime Minister of the Mob (1997) ... Himself - as Lucky"" Luciano
- Dutch Schultz: Menace to Society (1997) ... Himself
 2004 Dead Men's Secrets (TV Series documentary)
 2000 American Justice Set (Video documentary)
 1996 The Best of American Justice: The Mob (Video documentary)
 1994 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series)
- Episode #6.27 (1994) ... Himself
 1993 American Justice (TV Series documentary)
Himself - as Lucky Luciano
- Crime Family ... Himself - as Lucky Luciano
 1993 American Justice: Target - Mafia (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1992 Murderers, Mobsters & Madmen Vol. 4: Gangsters (Video documentary)
 1969 I due Kennedy (Documentary)

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On the day he died he was supposed to meet a film producer to discuss making a movie about his life. He had already had such a discussion previously with Dean Martin about making a movie where Frank Sinatra would play Luciano and Martin would also star (though it's unclear what role Martin would've played). See more »


Scar running the length of right jawline (knife wound from beating) See more »


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