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Vito Genovese (1897–1969)

The man once described as the most powerful organized crime gangster in American history was born in Italy in 1897. His first arrest came at the age of 20 in New York City for weapons possession. The coming of Prohibition was a stroke of luck for Genovese, as he graduated from being just a street gang member to professional killer. He worked his ... See full bio »

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 1951 Kefauver Investigation (Documentary)
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 2013 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series documentary)
- The Mafia (2013) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2007 Mobsters (TV Series documentary)
- Joseph 'The Rat' Valachi (2007) ... Himself
- Frank Costello (2007) ... Himself
 2004-2005 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Joseph the Rat Valachi (2004) ... Himself
 2003 History's Mysteries: Infamous Murders (TV Series documentary)
- New York Mafia Murders (2003) ... Himself
 1999 Analyze This
 1997 American Justice (TV Series documentary)
- Crime Family (1997) ... Himself
 1993 American Justice: Target - Mafia (TV Mini-Series documentary)

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1 Biographical Movie | 11 Portrayals | See more »


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