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Sonny Grosso (I) (1930–2020)

Sonny Grosso was a New York City police officer when his experiences with his partner Eddie Egan during the early 60s became the basis of the film The French Connection (1971). Grosso had a bit part in the film while Egan had a more substantial role. Grosso later appeared in two more feature films, _Report to the Commissioner (1974)_ and Cruising ... See full bio »

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Night Heat Producer
(1985-1988)
The French Connection Additional Crew
(1971)
Baker's Dozen Producer
(1982)
The Seven-Ups Additional Crew
(1973)

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 2009 Citizen Jane (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Kings of South Beach (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 N.Y.-70 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 Red Phone 2 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Judgment Day: Should the Guilty Go Free (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 The Red Phone: Manhunt (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 All Around the Town (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Lucky Day (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Haven't We Met Before (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 You Belong to Me (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Pretend You Don't See Her (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Loves Music, Loves to Dance (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'the French Connection' (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2000 LeTourneau Live (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 Mary Kay Letourneau: All American Girl (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 Moonlight Becomes You (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997 Let Me Call You Sweetheart (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996-1997 The Big Easy (TV Series) (executive producer - 23 episodes)
- Yellow Queen in the Fires of Hell (1997) ... (executive producer)
- One Little Indian (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Vamps Like Us (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Ghost of the Pricky Rose (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Lafitte Don't Fail Me Now (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1997 While My Pretty One Sleeps (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Remember Me (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Bellevue Emergency (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1994 Moment of Truth (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  Top Cops (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes, 1990 - 1993) (producer - 1 episode, 1993)
- Brian Danker and Gary Constantine/Chuck O'Reilly/Ken Jackson and Tom Rust (1993) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- John Kosek/Richard Voorhees/Doug Edgington/David Miles (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Anthony and Richard Mantellino/Harry Minor/Tony Rizo (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Connie Higgins/Dick Tracy (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Gangsters (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990-1992 Counterstrike (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- I Remember It Well (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Tie a Yellow Ribbon (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Now and at the Hour of Our Death (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Dead in the Air (1990) ... (executive producer)
- The Dealbreaker (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Secret Service (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1989-1990 True Blue (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Chinatown (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Fire Down Below (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Caves (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Tunnel Vision (1990) ... (executive producer)
- The Beast (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1990 A Family for Joe (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Having a Baby (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Night School (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Once a Bum (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Law and Order (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Life of the Party (1990) ... (executive producer)
  Night Heat (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes, 1985 - 1988) (producer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Jumper (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Forgive Me Father (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Punk (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Children of the Night (1986) ... (executive producer)
- The Hit (1986) ... (executive producer)
 1988 Juvenile Justice (TV Movie) (producer)
 1987 The Gunfighters (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Diamonds (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Poison Pill (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1986 Hot Shots (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series) (producer)
 1985 Out of the Darkness (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 Johnny Garage (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982 A Question of Honor (TV Movie) (producer)
 1982 Baker's Dozen (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- A Class by Himself (1982) ... (executive producer)
 1981 CBS Afternoon Playhouse (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Portrait of a Teenage Shoplifter (1981) ... (executive producer)
 1978 The Dain Curse (TV Mini Series) (associate producer)
 1975 Strike Force (TV Movie) (associate producer)
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He appeared in two Best Picture Academy Award winners in consecutive years: The French Connection (1971) and The Godfather (1972). See more »

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