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Al Lettieri

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Alfred Lettieri (February 24, 1928–October 18, 1975) was an American actor, known for his portrayal of Virgil Sollozzo, in The Godfather. Lettieri projected an aura of menace and ruthlessness in his film roles, which he attributed to his acquaintance with real-life gangsters, including Joey Gallo. At the age of 36, he made his screen debut in the television film The Hanged Man. Lettieri acted with some of Hollywood's biggest screen names including Steve McQueen in The Getaway, Charles Bronson in Mr. Majestyk, John Wayne in McQ and both Marlon Brando and Al Pacino in The Godfather. Lettieri died of a heart attack in 1975, at the age of 47, leaving two children. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Al Lettieri, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 24, 1928 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie La Classe américaine 1993-12-31
Latest Project:
In the series Gunsmoke 1955-09-10
Known For
Poster of The Bobo
Poster of Wild Seed
Poster of The Hanged Man
Poster of The Gallant Men
Movie La Classe américaine Unknown Man (archive footage) (uncredited)
Series Mario Puzo's The Godfather: The Complete Novel for Television Virgil "The Turk" Sollozzo
Movie House of Pleasure for Women Eddie Mordace
Movie The Hired Gun
Movie Flatfoot in Hong Kong Frank Barella
Movie Mr. Majestyk Frank Renda
Movie McQ Manny Santiago
Movie The Deadly Trackers Gutierrez, Mexican Policeman
Movie The Don Is Dead Vince Fargo
Movie The Godfather Virgil 'Der Türke' Sollozzo
Movie Footsteps Zimmerman
Movie The Getaway Rudy Butler
Movie Pulp Miller
Movie A Town Called Bastard La Bomba
Movie The Night of the Following Day Pilot
Movie The Bobo Eugenio Gomez
Movie Wild Seed Bartender
Movie The Hanged Man Al
Series The Gallant Men Unknown
Series Perry Mason Unknown
Series Gunsmoke Unknown