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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 Charles 'Lucky' Luciano 13 episodes, 1981
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 Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel 13 episodes, 1981
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 Michael Lasker 13 episodes, 1981
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 Stella Siegel 13 episodes, 1981
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 Ruth Lasker 13 episodes, 1981
Chad Redding ...
 Joy Osler 13 episodes, 1981
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 Chris Brennan 13 episodes, 1981
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 Al Capone 13 episodes, 1981
James Andronica ...
 Frank Costello 13 episodes, 1981
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 Vito Genovese 13 episodes, 1981
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 Salvatore Maranzano 13 episodes, 1981
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 Vincent 'Mad Dog' Coll 13 episodes, 1981
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 Thomas E. Dewey 13 episodes, 1981
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 Giusseppe 'Joe the Boss' Masseria / ... 13 episodes, 1981
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 Thomas 'Three Finger Brown' Lucchese 13 episodes, 1981
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 Dutch Schultz 13 episodes, 1981
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 Narrator 13 episodes, 1981
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 Rothstein 13 episodes, 1981
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 Albert Anastasia 13 episodes, 1981
Dominic Barto ...
 Giuseppe Morello 13 episodes, 1981
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 Farmer (1981) 13 episodes, 1981
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 Owney Madden 13 episodes, 1981
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 Umberto Valenti 13 episodes, 1981
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 Franklin D. Roosevelt 13 episodes, 1981
Bob Giovani ...
 Tommy Gagliano 13 episodes, 1981
Dana Goldstone ...
 Bo Weinberg 13 episodes, 1981
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 Paul Ricca 13 episodes, 1981
Ron Max ...
Vincent Milana ...
 Morrie Sherman 13 episodes, 1981
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 Farmer's Wife 13 episodes, 1981
Ben Mittleman ...
 Moe Axelrod 13 episodes, 1981
James Purcell ...
 Joe Adonis 13 episodes, 1981
Thom Rachford ...
 Charlie Solomon 13 episodes, 1981
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 Joseph Profaci 13 episodes, 1981
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 Gaetano Reina 13 episodes, 1981
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 Big Joe Isson 13 episodes, 1981
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12 February 1981 (USA)  »

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The Gangster Chronicles: An American Story  »

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The character of Michael Lasker was based on Meyer Lansky. The name was changed because Lansky was still living at the time. See more »

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Edited into Gangster Wars (1981) See more »

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the best yet and i have seen many
8 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

superbly written and acted. easy to follow and engaging. i am a fan of the godfather trilogy but i like this better!!!! the only miniseries that i stopped what i was doing or rushed home to watch. michael nouri and brian benben were outstanding. basically you are drawn to the charators.


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