Al Lettieri as Virgil Sollozzo in The Godfather
February 24, 1928|
New York City, USA
|Died||October 18, 1975
New York City, USA
Al Lettieri (February 24, 1928 – October 18, 1975) was an American actor.
Lettieri had a role in the 1958 Perry Mason episode "The Case of the Fugitive Nurse," playing Arthur Strome but credited with the name Anthony Lettier.
At the age of 36, he had a role in the television film The Hanged Man.
Lettieri eventually would act with some of Hollywood's biggest screen names, such as 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 co-wrote the screenplay for the 1971 gangster movie Villain, which starred Richard Burton and Ian McShane.
He died of a heart attack in 1975, at the age of 47, leaving behind two children.
- Dublin Murders (1975)
- House of Pleasure for Women (1976) .... Eddie Mordace
- Vai Gorilla (Go Gorilla Go) (1976) .... Ciro Musante
- Winner Take All ("Time Lock") (1975) (TV) .... Man at Track
- Piedone a Hong Kong (aka Flatfoot Goes East, Flatfoot in Hong Kong) (1975) .... Frank Barella
- Mr. Majestyk (1974) .... Frank Renda
- McQ (1974) .... Manny Santiago
- The Deadly Trackers (1973) .... Gutierrez, Mexican Policeman
- The Don Is Dead (Beautiful But Deadly, The Deadly Kiss) (1973) .... Vince
- The Getaway (1972) .... Rudy Butler
- Footsteps (Foosteps: Nice Guys Finish Last, Nice Guys Finish Last) (1972) (TV) .... Zimmerman
- Pulp (1972) .... Miller
- The Godfather (1972) .... Virgil 'The Turk' Sollozzo
- A Town Called Bastard (1971) .... La Bomba
- The Night of the Following Day (1968) (as Al Lettier) .... Pilot aka Al
- The Bobo (1967) .... Eugenio Gomez
- Dark Intruder (Black Cloak) (1965) (as Anthony Lettier) .... 2nd Sergeant
- Wild Seed (Fargo) (1965) (as Anthony Lettier) .... Bartender
- The Hanged Man (1964) .... Al
|This article about an American actor or actress is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|