Nicholas Pileggi


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Nicholas Pileggi was born and raised in New York, the son of a shoe store owner. He worked as a journalist for Associated Press in the 1950s where he specialized in crime reporting. Over the next 30 years he built up his contacts and reputation, covering stories for New York magazine and contributing to many others, as he became an expert on crime... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Goodfellas Writer
(1990)
Casino Writer
(1995)
(2007)
The Irishman Producer
(2019)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (11 credits)
  Scarpa (written by) (announced)
 2019 The Meyer Lanksy Diaries (TV Series)
  Vegas (TV Series) (creator - 15 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (created by - 6 episodes, 2013) (written by - 1 episode, 2012)
- Sons of Nevada (2013) ... (creator)
- Unfinished Business (2013) ... (creator)
- Past Lives (2013) ... (creator)
- Scoundrels (2013) ... (creator)
- Hollywood Ending (2013) ... (creator)
 2007 Kings of South Beach (TV Movie) (written by - as Nick Pileggi)
  Michael Hayes (TV Series) (creator - 19 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (story - 1 episode, 1997)
- Vaughn Mower (1998) ... (creator)
- Faith (1998) ... (creator)
- Devotion (1998) ... (creator)
- Power Play (1998) ... (creator)
- Gotterdammerung (1998) ... (creator)
 1996 City Hall (written by)
 1995 Casino (book) / (screenplay)
 1990 Goodfellas (book "Wiseguy") / (screenplay)
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Show Show Self (31 credits)
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Other Works:

Non-Fiction Book: "Blye, Private Eye: The Real World of the Private Detective" See more »

Alternate Names:

Nicholas Pellegi | Nick Pileggi

Spouse:

Nora Ephron  (her death)

Relatives:

Delia Ephron (sibling)
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Cousin of American journalist Gay Talese. See more »

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