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Meyer Lansky (I) (1902–1983)

Polish-born Meyer Lansky emigrated to New York with his family and grew up in the Lower East Side. It was there that he ran into Bugsy Siegel, at the time a teenaged neighborhood gangster, and the two would remain lifelong friends. When Lansky saw the kinds of money Siegel was making from his various illegal activities--mainly gambling--he decided... See full bio »

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 2004 Dead Men's Secrets (TV Series documentary)
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 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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- Lucky Luciano: Chairman of the Mob (1996) ... Himself
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 2013 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series)
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- The Mafia (2013) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2012 10 Things You Don't Know About (TV Series documentary)
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- The Mormons (2012) ... Himself - Mobster
 2007-2008 Mobsters (TV Series)
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- Carlos Marcello (2008) ... Himself
- Meyer Lansky (2007) ... Himself
 2008 Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story (Documentary)
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 2007 Undercover History (TV Series)
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- J. Edgar Hoover (2007) ... Himself, mobster
 1996-1997 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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- Bugsy Siegel: Gambling on the Mob (1997) ... Himself
- Meyer Lansky: Mob Tycoon (1996) ... Himself
 1994 Loyalty & Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob (TV Movie documentary)
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 1993 American Justice: Target - Mafia (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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Personal Details

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3 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Majer Suchowliñski

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

Much as the character Moe Greene in The Godfather (1972) was based on Lansky's associate Bugsy Siegel, the character of Hyman Roth from The Godfather: Part II (1974) was based on Lansky. See more »

Nickname:

The Mob's Accountant

Star Sign:

Cancer

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