Casper Holstein

Birthday
7, 1876
Birthplace
Virgin Islands
Death Date
Apr 5, 1944 (67)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1876
Birthplace
Virgin Islands
Death Date
Apr 5, 1944 (67)

About

A former mobster, most remembered for bringing back illegal gambling during the Harlem Renaissance.

Before Fame

He wasn't always a criminal; after graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy.

Trivia

During his criminal peak, he was pocketing up to $12,000 each day.

Family Life

He was born in the small town of Christiansted.

Associated With

It was said that Eddie Murphy studied his persona to play the character in his film, Harlem Nights.