Meyer Lansky (I) (1902–1983)

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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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 2013 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series documentary)
Self - 'Mob's Accountant'
- The Mafia (2013) ... Self - 'Mob's Accountant'
 2012 10 Things You Don't Know About (TV Series documentary)
Self - Mobster
- The Mormons (2012) ... Self - Mobster
 2011 Prohibition (TV Mini Series documentary)
- A Nation of Hypocrites (2011) ... Self
 2007-2008 Mobsters (TV Series documentary)
- Carlos Marcello (2008) ... Self
- Meyer Lansky (2007) ... Self
 2008 Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story (Documentary)
 2007 Undercover History (TV Series documentary)
Self - mobster
- J. Edgar Hoover (2007) ... Self - mobster
 1996-1997 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Meyer Lansky: Mob Tycoon (1996) ... Self
 1994 Loyalty & Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 American Justice: Target - Mafia (TV Mini Series documentary)
 1987 Mob on the Run (TV Movie documentary)
Self - New York Mob Boss

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3 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 9 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Majer Suchowliñski


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Don't worry, don't worry. Look at the Astors and the Vanderbilts, all those big society people. They were the worst thieves - and now look at them. It's just a matter of time. See more »


He was so elusive that the FBI gave up monitoring him in the mid 1970's. See more »


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