John Franzese

Birthday
6, 1917
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1917 (age 101)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Crime boss known as a member of the Italian Colombo family. He was sentenced to fifty years in prison for various bank robberies in 1970 but was released in 1978.

Before Fame

He was first arrested on assault charges in 1938 and was later discharged from the U.S. Army during World War II.

Trivia

He gave tips on how to dispose of a corpse to Gaetano "Guy" Fatato, who was actually recording the conversation as an undercover agent.

Family Life

His son is fellow mobster Michael Franzese.

Associated With

He and Albert Anastasia are both infamous Italian-American mobsters.