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Al Lettieri

Al Lettieri

  • Born on
    • February 24th, 1928
  • Died on
    • October 18th, 1975
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Alfred Lettieri (February 24, 1928–October 18, 1975) was an American actor, known for his portrayal of Virgil Sollozzo, in The Godfather. Lettieri projected an aura of menace and ruthlessness in his film roles, which he attributed to his acquaintance with real-life gangsters, including Joey Gallo. At the age of 36, he made his screen debut in the television film The Hanged Man. Lettieri acted with some of Hollywood's biggest screen names including Steve McQueen in The Getaway, Charles Bronson in Mr. Majestyk, John Wayne in McQ and both Marlon Brando and Al Pacino in The Godfather. Lettieri died of a heart attack in 1975, at the age of 47, leaving two children. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Al Lettieri, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Acting (13 Credits)

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1993La Classe américaine as Unknown Man (archive footage) (uncredited)
1977The Godfather Saga as Virgil "The Turk" Sollozzo
1975Flatfoot in Hong Kong as Frank Barella
1974Mr. Majestyk as Frank Renda
1974McQ as Manny Santiago
1973The Deadly Trackers as Gutierrez, Mexican Policeman
1973The Don Is Dead as Vince Fargo
1972The Getaway as Rudy Butler
1972Pulp as Miller
1972The Godfather as Virgil "The Turk" Sollozzo
1971A Town Called Hell as La Bomba
1969The Night of the Following Day as Pilot
1967The Bobo as Eugenio Gomez

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