Criminal turned informant who famously testified against the Lucchese crime family and inspired Goodfellas (1990).
He served in the U.S. Army while working for the mob.
He helped the FBI incarcerate 50 mob criminals.
He divorced Karen Friedman in 2002, and at the time of his death was engaged to Lisa Caserta.
His life inspired Ray Liotta's character in Goodfellas (1990).