Lenny Montana

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Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 12, 1992 (66)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 12, 1992 (66)

About

Famous for his role as Luca Brasi in the acclaimed 1972 film The Godfather, he is also remembered for his real-life involvement with the Colombo crime family, as well as for his professional wrestling career.

Before Fame

He became a wrestler in the early 1950s and eventually won New Jersey and Texas Tag Team titles.

Trivia

At six feet, six inches and over three hundred pounds, he was an imposing presence both on screen and in the ring.

Family Life

Born Leonard Passafaro, he grew up in Brooklyn, New York, as a member of an Italian family.

Associated With

He appeared with Al Pacino and Marlon Brando in The Godfather.

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