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Anthony Spilotro
Birth: May 19, 1938
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 1986
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

Crime Figure. Anthony Spilotro, nicknamed "The Ant," was well known for his involvement in organized crime in the 1970s and 1980s. Spilotro was the model for Joe Pesci's character, Nicky Santoro, in the Martin Scorsese film "Casino," starring Robert De Niro and Sharon Stone. In June, 1986, he and his brother Michael Spilotro were victims of a gangland-style slaying and were buried in an Indiana cornfield. An autopsy performed on their severely beaten bodies, identifiable only through dental records, recovered sand in the Spilotro brothers' lungs, evidencing that they were buried alive. 
Family links: 
  Pasquale Spilotro (1899 - 1954)
  Antoinette Clesceri Spilotro (1906 - 1995)
  Anthony Spilotro (1938 - 1986)
  Michael Peter Spilotro (1944 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 22, not 20.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Shannon Longstreth
Record added: Nov 01, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6900535
Anthony Spilotro
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Anthony Spilotro
Added by: Dan Niemiec
Anthony Spilotro
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