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Al Lettieri
Birth: Feb. 24, 1928
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1975
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Actor. Born Alessandro Lettieri, he was an Italian character performer best known for his portrayal of Virgil "The Turk" Sollozzo in the original "Godfather" (1972) movie. At the age of 36, he made his screen debut in the TV film "The Hanged Man" and went on to be cast in films as the perfect villain. Some of his best bad guy roles were in the films "The Getaway" (1972), "The Don Is Dead" (1973), "Mr. Majestyk" (1974), "McQ" (1974) and "The Hired Gun" (1975). He died of a heart attack at the age of 47. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Saint John Cemetery
Middle Village
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 40, Range P, No. 84 [unmarked]
 
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Record added: Feb 09, 2000
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