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Baby Face Nelson (1908–1934)

Lester M. Gilis, aka "Baby Face Nelson," began his crime career at an early age in a street gang in the Chicago slums. He was given the nickname "Baby Face" by his gang members because he looked much younger than he actually was (14). His specialty was car theft, bootlegging and armed robbery. He spent several years in prison on auto theft and bank... See full bio »

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 2000 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Bank Robber
- Banks (2000) ... Himself - Bank Robber
 1987 Biography (TV Series documentary)

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Nelson was severely henpecked by his wife, who actually bullied him into committing bigger crimes. See more »

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