Al Capone. Alphonse Gabriel Capone (/æl kəˈpoʊn/; Italian pronunciation: [kaˈpone] January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947), sometimes known by the nickname Scarface, was an American gangster and businessman who attained fame during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit.
Bugsy (1991) is a semi-fictional biography of Siegel, featuring Warren Beatty as the mobster. The 1991 crime drama Mobsters, depicting the rise of The Commission, features Richard Grieco as Siegel. The Marrying Man (1991) has Armand Assante playing the role of Siegel.
Meyer Lansky (born Meier Suchowlański; July 4, 1902 – January 15, 1983), known as the "Mob's Accountant", was a major organized crime figure who, along with his associate Charles "Lucky" Luciano, was instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate in the United States.
John Dillinger was born on June 22, 1903, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the younger of two children born to John Wilson Dillinger (1864–1943) and Mary Ellen "Mollie" Lancaster (1860–1907). : 10 According to some biographers, his German grandfather, Matthias Dillinger, emigrated to the United States in 1851 from Metz, in the region of Lorraine, then under French sovereignty.
Albert Anastasia (born Umberto Anastasio, September 26, 1902 – October 25, 1957) was an Italian Cosa Nostra mobster, one of the most ruthless and feared organized crime figures in United States history. A founder of both the American Mafia and Murder, Inc., Anastasia was boss of what would become the modern Gambino crime family.
Vito "Don Vitone" Genovese (November 27, 1897 – February 14, 1969) was an Italian-American mobster who rose to power during Prohibition as an enforcer in the American Mafia. A long time associate of Charles Luciano, Genovese took part in the Castellammarese War and helped shape the rise of the Mafia and organized crime in the United States.
Vincent Gigante was a short lived professional light heavyweight boxer who was known as "The Chin" Gigante. He fought 25 matches and lost four, boxing 117 rounds. On February 19, 1945, he fought Pete Petrello in Madison Square Garden and won by a knock out in the second round.
Joe Gallo. Joseph Gallo (April 7, 1929 – April 7, 1972), also known as "Crazy Joe" and "Joe the Blond", was a celebrated New York City gangster for the Profaci crime family, later known as the Colombo crime family. Gallo initiated one of the bloodiest mob conflicts since the Castellammarese War of 1930-1931, and was murdered as a result of it.
James Burke (born James Conway), also known as Jimmy the Gent, and The Irishman (July 5, 1931 – April 13, 1996), was an American gangster and Lucchese crime family associate who is believed to have organized the 1978 Lufthansa heist, at the time the most lucrative cash theft in American history, and also believed to have either committed or ordered the murders of many of those involved in the months following the robbery.
Michael Bruno, Jean Bruno Angelo Bruno (born Angelo Annaloro; (May 21, 1910 – March 21, 1980) was a Sicilian-American mobster, notable for being boss of the Philadelphia crime family for two decades until his assassination. Bruno gained the epithets "the Gentle Don" or "the Docile Don" posthumously due to his preference for conciliation over violence in stark contrast to his successors.
Lester Joseph Gillis (December 6, 1908 – November 27, 1934), known by the alias George Nelson, better known as Baby Face Nelson, was an American bank robber in the 1930s. Gillis was given the nickname Baby Face due to his youthful appearance and small stature, although few dared call him "Baby Face" to his face.
Adelard Cunin, better known as George 'Bugs' Moran, was a Chicago Prohibition-era gangster. He was incarcerated three times before turning 21. On February 14, 1929, in an event that has become known as the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, seven members of his gang were gunned down in a warehouse, supposedly on the orders of Moran's rival Al Capone.
Vittorio "Little Vic" Amuso is a New York mobster and boss of the Lucchese crime family. Amuso was described as a "Deadly Don", by Assistant United States Attorney Charles Rose. He is currently serving a life sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution, Cumberland, in Maryland, on murder and racketeering charges.
Born in 1929, Thomas Gambino is the oldest son of Carlo and Kathryn Gambino. Carlo Gambino joined the original Mangano crime family during the 1930s, rose to capo and later to underboss. In 1957, Carlo Gambino became boss of what is now called the Gambino crime family.
Gaetano Reina. Gaetano "Tom" Reina (1889 – February 26, 1930) was a New York City mobster who was the boss of the Reina family and a top lieutenant to powerful mafia boss Giuseppe Masseria. Reina's murder would trigger the bloody Castellammarese War between the Sicilian criminal gangs in the United States.
Russell Alberto Bufalino (September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1994) also known as "McGee" and "The Old Man", was a Sicilian-born American mafioso who became the boss of the Northeastern Pennsylvania crime family known as the Bufalino crime family which he ruled from 1959 to 1989.
Joseph Salvatore "Skinny Joey" Merlino (born March 16, 1962) is an American mobster believed to be the boss of the Philadelphia crime family. He rose to power in the mid-nineties after he allegedly fought a war for control of the criminal organization. He led the crime family in gambling, loan sharking and extortion.
Owen Vincent Madden (December 18, 1891 – April 24, 1965), known as Owney Madden and nicknamed "The Killer", was a leading underworld figure in Manhattan, most notable for his involvement in organized crime during Prohibition. He also ran the famous Cotton Club and was a leading boxing promoter in the 1930s.
Vyacheslav Kirillovich Ivankov (Russian: Вячесла́в Кири́ллович Иванько́в) (January 2, 1940 – October 9, 2009) was a notorious Russian mafia boss and thief in law who was believed to have connections with Russian state intelligence organizations and their organized crime partners.
Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll (born Uinseann Ó Colla, July 20, 1908 – February 7, 1932) was an Irish-American mob hitman in the 1920s and early 1930s in New York City. Coll gained notoriety for the alleged accidental killing of a young child during a mob kidnap attempt.
John "Handsome Johnny" Roselli, sometimes spelled Rosselli, was an influential mobster for the Chicago Outfit who helped that organization control Hollywood and the Las Vegas Strip. In the early 1960s, Roselli was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency in a plot to assassinate Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
Gennaro "Jerry" Angiulo (March 20, 1919 – August 29, 2009) was a New England mob underboss who rose through the Mafia under Raymond L. S. Patriarca in the Patriarca crime family. He was convicted of racketeering in 1986 and was in jail until being released in 2007.
Domenyk Lattlay-Fottfoy (born Dominic Noonan, born 1964) is an English gangster and sex offender. With his brother Desmond "Dessie" Noonan, he headed a criminal organisation or "crime firm" in Manchester, England during the 1980s and 1990s and is a member of one of Manchester's most infamous crime families.
 The film, titled Squizzy Taylor and loosely based on Taylor's life, was released in 1982 but flopped with critics and public alike. Taylor is the subject of Touch The Black: The Life and Death of Squizzy Taylor, a fictional account of his life and death by Melbourne poet and writer Chris Grierson.
Curtis Warren is the second son of South American born Curtis Aloysius Warren, a seaman with the Norwegian Merchant Navy, and Antonia Chantre, the daughter of a shipyard boiler attendant. He grew up with his elder brother Ramon and sister Maria in Toxteth, Liverpool.
Roger Touhy (September 18, 1898 – December 16, 1959) was an Irish-American mob boss and prohibition-era bootlegger from Chicago, Illinois. He is best remembered for having been framed for the 1933 faked kidnapping of gangster John "Jake the Barber" Factor, a brother of cosmetics manufacturer Max Factor Sr.
Willie Morris "Flukey" Stokes (December 12, 1937 – November 19, 1986) was an American reputed mobster from Chicago, Illinois. Stokes was from the South Side and well known for his silk suits, diamond rings, and flamboyant lifestyle as a drug trafficking kingpin and pool hall owner.