Joseph Colombo

Birthday
16, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 22, 1978 (54)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 22, 1978 (54)

About

Criminal who was the boss of the Colombo crime family which came to be known as one of the "Five Families" of the Cosa Nostra in New York.

Before Fame

He was in the U.S. Coast Guard until he was diagnosed with neurosis and discharged and worked ten years as a longshoreman.

Trivia

He assisted in the creation of the popular film, The Godfather in 1971 which was inspired by him.

Family Life

He had five children including his sons, Christopher, Joseph and Anthony.

Associated With

He assisted in the 1971 film, The Godfather starring Marlon Brando.