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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
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1996-1997

Filmography

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 2004 Dead Men's Secrets (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Lucky Luciano: Chairman of the Mob (1996) ... Himself
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 2013 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- The Mafia (2013) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2012 10 Things You Don't Know About (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Mobster
- The Mormons (2012) ... Himself - Mobster
 2011 Prohibition (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- A Nation of Hypocrites (2011) ... Himself
 2007-2008 Mobsters (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Carlos Marcello (2008) ... Himself
- Meyer Lansky (2007) ... Himself
 2008 Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story (Documentary)
Himself
 2007 Undercover History (TV Series)
Himself, mobster
- J. Edgar Hoover (2007) ... Himself, mobster
 1996-1997 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- 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)
Himself
 1993 American Justice: Target - Mafia (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Majer Suchowliñski

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

All pro sports, as well as the NCAA, should thank God every day we have sports betting here... We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games. See more »

Trivia:

He and his gang frequently broke up Nazi rallies that supported Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich. See more »

Nickname:

The Mob's Accountant

Star Sign:

Cancer

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