Years active 1958–75
|Name Al Lettieri|
|Born February 24, 1928 (1928-02-24) New York City, USA|
Died October 18, 1975, New York City, New York, United States
Children Antony Lettieri, Hala Lettieri
Movies The Godfather, The Getaway, Mr Majestyk, Flatfoot in Hong Kong, McQ
Similar People Richard S Castellano, John Marley, Abe Vigoda, Richard Conte, Gianni Russo
Al Lettieri (February 24, 1928 – October 18, 1975) was an American actor.
Lettieri's brother-in-law was Pasquale Eboli, brother of Genovese crime family boss Thomas Eboli.
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 would go on to act with some of Hollywood's biggest screen names, including Steve McQueen in The Getaway, Charles Bronson in Mr. Majestyk, John Wayne in McQ, Richard Harris in The Deadly Trackers, and 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.
Lettieri died of a heart attack in 1975, at the age of 47, leaving behind two children.