Tony Molinari

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Anthony 'Tony' Molinari is a fictional character in the novels The Godfather and The Godfather Returns.

Molinari is the head of the Molinari family, and is allied with the Corleone family during the Five Families war depicted in the first novel. Molinari controls the numbers rackets and whorehouses in San Francisco.

He is killed in The Godfather Returns in a plane crash carrying Nick Geraci and fellow California don, Frank Falcone; the novel later reveals that Michael Corleone arranged the plane crash in order to eliminate Geraci and Molinari.