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Encyclopedia > Anthony Corleone

Anthony Vito Corleone (1952- ) is a fictional character in Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather, as well as the trilogy of films based on it directed by Francis Ford Coppola. He is portrayed by Anthony Gounaris in the first film, James Gounaris in the second, and singer Franc D'Ambrosio in the third. The character was given the name Anthony because it was thought that the three-year-old Gounaris of the first film would respond best if his own name was used.[1] Anthony Corleone is also the older brother of Mary Corleone. While Anthony was never a major character in the films, major events in his life were the backdrop of key parts of the second and third films. Mario Gianluigi Puzo (October 15, 1920 – July 2, 1999) was an American author known for his novels about the Mafia, especially The Godfather (1969). ... The Godfather is a novel written by American author Mario Puzo originally published in 1969 by G. P. Putnams Sons. ... Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is a five-time Academy Award winning American film director, producer, and screenwriter. ... Information Gender Female Date of birth 1954 Date of death 1980 Family Corleone family Relatives Michael Corleone (father) Kay Adams (mother) Portrayed by Sofia Coppola Created by Mario Puzo Mary Corleone (1954–1980) is a fictional character in the Godfather saga, portrayed by Sofia Coppola. ...

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Biography

The Godfather

Anthony Vito Corleone is the son of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) and Kay Adams (Diane Keaton). He is described as an intelligent child by his father, being able to read comics at age three. He was also the only person present at the death of his grandfather, Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando), in the family tomato garden. The Godfather is a 1972 crime film based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, with screenplay by Puzo and Coppola. ... Michael Corleone (December 25, 1920 – December 29, 1997) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novels, The Godfather and The Sicilian. ... Alfredo James Pacino (born April 26, 1940) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, AFI, Bafta, Emmy Award, and Tony Award-winning American stage and film actor who played such iconic roles as Michael Corleone in The Godfather Trilogy and Tony Montana in the 1983 film Scarface. ... Information Gender Female Date of birth 1922 Date of death 1988 Family Corleone family Relationships Michael Corleone Children Mary Corleone, Anthony Corleone Portrayed by Diane Keaton Created by Mario Puzo For similar names, see Kaye Adams (disambiguation) Kay Adams Corleone(1922-1988) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos... Diane Keaton (born Diane Hall on January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... Vito Corleone (December 7, 1891 – June 25, 1955), born Vito Andolini, aka The Godfather or The Don, is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather, as well as Francis Ford Coppolas trilogy of films based on it. ... Marlon Brando, Jr. ...


The Godfather, Part II

The second film's plotline opens in 1958, with Anthony's first communion, a very important moment for many Catholics in their childhood. It continues with an extravagant banquet held in his honor near Lake Tahoe. During this banquet, his father is largely tied up with family business, a theme which would repeat itself throughout the film. He receives many gifts, mostly from people he does not know. Al Pacino as Don Michael Corleone in The Godfather Part II The Godfather, Part II is the 1974 sequel to The Godfather. ... Communion has several meanings within Christianity. ... State Banquet. ... Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada mountains of the United States, located along the border between California and Nevada at Lake Tahoes major bend west of Carson City. ...


Later in the film, he and his sister, Mary, overhear their parents fighting; they are separated by the end of the film. Anthony seems to resent his mother's role in the divorce, and as a result, is sullen and relunctant to kiss her during a visit. At the end of the film, he develops a friendship with his uncle Fredo (John Cazale) and fishes with him, until Fredo is assassinated by Al Neri at Michael's order. Information Gender Female Date of birth 1954 Date of death 1980 Family Corleone family Relatives Michael Corleone (father) Kay Adams (mother) Portrayed by Sofia Coppola Created by Mario Puzo Mary Corleone (1954–1980) is a fictional character in the Godfather saga, portrayed by Sofia Coppola. ... Frederico Fredo Corleone (December 26, 1917 – March 6, 1959) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather. ... John Frank Charles Cazale (August 12, 1935 – March 12, 1978) was a distinguished Golden Globe Award nominated American film and stage actor whose brief career spanned several acclaimed films of the 1970s. ... Albert Al Neri(1916-1990) is a character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and the three films based on it. ...


The Godfather, Part III

A fully-grown Anthony attends Michael's celebration on his receipt of a citation from the Pope, along with his mother and sister. At the banquet that follows, he confronts his father, along with Kay, and tells him that he is quitting law school for a career in opera, and will not join the family business, claiming it has brought him nothing but "bad memories." This infuriates Michael, but he relents and gives his blessing at Kay's insistence. Kay also tells Michael that Anthony knows that Michael had Fredo killed. The Godfather, Part III is a 1990 film, the third in the Godfather trilogy. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The Pope (from Latin... // A law school is an institution where future lawyers obtain legal degrees. ... The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. ...


Anthony's operatic career is a success, and he is given the lead in the opera Cavalleria Rusticana in Palermo, Sicily. Overjoyed, his family join him for the premiere. As a gift at a gathering, he performs the traditional Sicilian ballad "Brucia La Terra" [1] (the official theme of the trilogy.) During this visit, he joins his parents in criticizing his sister's relationship with her cousin, Vincent (Andy Garcia). This article is about opera as an art form. ... Cavalleria rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to a libretto by Targioni-Tozzetti and Menasci, adapted from a short story by Giovanni Verga. ... (This article is about Palermo in Sicily. ... Sicily (Sicilia in Italian and Sicilian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,708 km² (9,926 sq. ... Vincent Vinnie Mancini-Corleone became the succeeding Don and head of the fictional Corleone mafia family in the film, The Godfather Part III. Bio Spoiler warning: Vincent was born the illegitimate son of Sonny Corleone and Lucy Mancini (Connies bridesmade, seen in The Godfather Part I) in 1948. ... Andy Garcia at the Incirlik hospital, Incirlik Air Base, December 7, 2001 Andy García (born April 12, 1956) is a Cuban-American actor. ...


The film concludes with Anthony performing his debut. Although the production is a success, it is overshadowed by numerous murders and assassinations during the evening, several of which occur right at the opera house. After the concert, Mary is shot and killed in a failed attempt to assassinate Michael. assassin, see Assassin (disambiguation) Jack Ruby assassinated Lee Harvey Oswald in a very public manner. ... New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, home of the New York City Opera Bolshoi Theatre. ...


References and notes

  1. ^ The Godfather - Did You know...? (Accessed 9 August 2006)


The Godfather series

Films

The GodfatherThe Godfather Part IIThe Godfather Part IIIThe Godfather Saga The Godfather is a 1972 crime film based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, with screenplay by Puzo and Coppola. ... The Godfather Part II is a 1974 motion picture directed by Francis Ford Coppola from a script he co-wrote with Mario Puzo. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Godfather Saga is a made for TV movie that combines The Godfather Part I and The Godfather Part II into one movie playing in chronological order. ...

Novels

The Godfather (novel)The SicilianThe Godfather ReturnsThe Godfather's Revenge The Godfather is a novel written by American author Mario Puzo originally published in 1969 by G. P. Putnams Sons. ... The Sicilian is a novel written by American author Mario Puzo and published in 1984 by Random House Publishing Group (ISBN 0-671-43564-7). ... The Godfather Returns is a novel written by author Mark Winegardner, published in 2004. ... The Godfathers Revenge is a novel written by author Mark Winegardner. ...

Corleone family The Corleone family is a fictional Mafia family of Mario Puzos The Godfather. ...

Vito CorleoneCarmella CorleoneTom HagenSonny CorleoneFredo CorleoneMichael CorleoneConnie Corleone-Rizzi • Apollonia Vitelli-Corleone • Kay AdamsAnthony CorleoneMary Corleone • Vinnie Mancini-Corleone • Vito Corleone (December 7, 1891 – June 25, 1955), born Vito Andolini, aka The Godfather or The Don, is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather, as well as Francis Ford Coppolas trilogy of films based on it. ... Carmella Mama Corleone (born December 8, 1900-.1959) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos The Godfather. ... Thomas Tom Hagen (1917-1964) is a fictional character in the Godfather books and films. ... Santino Sonny Corleone (August 7, 1948) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos 1969 novel The Godfather and its 1972 film adaptation. ... Frederico Fredo Corleone (December 26, 1917 – March 6, 1959) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather. ... Michael Corleone (December 25, 1920 – December 29, 1997) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novels, The Godfather and The Sicilian. ... Constanzia Connie Corleone-Rizzi (1922–1998) is a fictional character from The Godfather by Mario Puzo. ... Apollonia Vitelli-Corleone is a fictional character in Mario Puzos The Godfather saga. ... Information Gender Female Date of birth 1922 Date of death 1988 Family Corleone family Relationships Michael Corleone Children Mary Corleone, Anthony Corleone Portrayed by Diane Keaton Created by Mario Puzo For similar names, see Kaye Adams (disambiguation) Kay Adams Corleone(1922-1988) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos... Information Gender Female Date of birth 1954 Date of death 1980 Family Corleone family Relatives Michael Corleone (father) Kay Adams (mother) Portrayed by Sofia Coppola Created by Mario Puzo Mary Corleone (1954–1980) is a fictional character in the Godfather saga, portrayed by Sofia Coppola. ... Vincent Vinnie Mancini-Corleone became the succeeding Don and head of the fictional Corleone mafia family in the film, The Godfather Part III. Bio Spoiler warning: Vincent was born the illegitimate son of Sonny Corleone and Lucy Mancini (Connies bridesmade, seen in The Godfather Part I) in 1948. ...

Other families

Emilio BarziniOttilio CuneoAnthony StracciBruno TattagliaPhilip TattagliaCarlo TramontiVincent ForlenzaLouie RussoJoe ZaluchiFrankie FalconeTony MolinariSam DragoPaulie FortunatoOzzie AltobelloRico Tattaglia Don Emilio Barzini (1893-1950) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and the film based on it. ... Don Ottilio Cuneo is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather. ... Don Anthony Stracci (1894-1955) (Black Tony) is a fictional character appearing in the film The Godfather. ... Bruno Tattaglia(1913-1977) is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and the first installment of the The Godfather trilogy of films. ... Philip Gustapay Tattaglia(1891-1955) is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather, the first installment of The Godfather film trilogy and The Godfather video game. ... Carlo Tramonti (1885-1968) (the Whale) was the fictional Don of the New Orleans syndicate from 1931 to 1968. ... Vincent Forleza (1890-1961) (the Jew) was the Don of the Cleveland syndicate from 1931 to 1961. ... Luigi Louie Russo (the Face) was the Don of the Chicago outfit from 1955 to 1961. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Francis Frank Falcone (1883-1955) was the Don of the Las Angeles syndicate and features a prominent role in the novels, The Godfather and The Godfather Returns. ... Anthony Tony Molinari (1881-1955) was the don of the San Francisco syndicate and features a prominant role in the novels The Godfather and The Godfather Returns. ... Salvatore Drago (born 1917) (Slent Sam) is the current don of Tampa, Florida. ... Paul Fortunato (1910- ) (Fat Paulie) is a major character in the novels The Godfather Returns and The Godfathers Revenge. ... Don Osvaldo Ozzie Altobello is a fictional character in The Godfather: Part III, portrayed by Eli Wallach. ... Rico Tattaglia (1895-1961) was the Don of the Tattaglia Crime Family from 1955 to 1961. ...

Other characters

Luca BrasiWillie CicciDon CiccioPete ClemenzaDon FanucciJohnny FontaneSenator Pat GearyArchbishop GildayMoe GreeneFrederick KeinszigCardinal LambertoRocco LamponeLucy ManciniAl NeriJohnny OlaFrank PentangeliHyman RothCarlo RizziVirgil SollozzoSal TessioDon TommasinoJack WoltzJoey ZasaNick GeraciEddie ParadiseTommy NeriJames SheaRitchie NobilioJoe LucadelloMomo BaroneSal NarducciCarmine MarinoDanny SheaBilly Van ArsdaleMickey SheaBud Payton Luca Brasi (1906-1945) is a character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather, as well as its 1972 film adaptation (portrayed by Lenny Montana). ... Willie Cicci (1915-1959) is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather. ... Don Ciccio (1837-1925) is a fictional mafia Don in the The Godfather Part II. He was portrayed by the actor Giuseppe Sillato who has only appeared in three movies to date. ... Peter Fat Clemenza (1895-1958) is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and two of the three films based on it. ... Massimo Fanucci(1866-1921) is a fictional character appearing in The Godfather Part II. He is portrayed by Gastone Moschin. ... Johnny Fontane(April 2, 1913-September 17, 1989) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather, as well the series of movies based upon it. ... Pat Geary is a character portrayed by G.D. Spradlin, in The Godfather, Part II. He is a corrupt Democratic U.S. senator from Nevada. ... Archbishop Gilday is a fictional character in The Godfather Part III. He is portrayed by Donal Donnelly. ... Moe Greene is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and the first installment of the Godfather trilogy. ... Frederick Keinszig is a fictional character appearing in The Godfather Part III. He was portrayed by Austrian actor Helmut Berger. ... This article belongs in one or more categories. ... Rocco Lampone is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and the first two installments of the Godfather trilogy. ... Lucy Mancini (1921-1987) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos The Godfather. ... Albert Al Neri(1916-1990) is a character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and the three films based on it. ... Johnny Ola is a fictional character appearing in Francis Ford Coppolas and Mario Puzos film The Godfather Part II. Ola was portrayed by actor Dominic Chianese. ... Frank Pentangeli (Frankie Five Angels) is a fictional character from the novel and film The Godfather Part II. In the film, he was portrayed by Michael V. Gazzo, who was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his performance. ... Hyman Roth (December 28, 1892-March 6, 1959) is a fictional character (based heavily on real-life gangster Meyer Lansky), who plays a pivotal role in the film The Godfather Part II. He was portrayed by Lee Strasberg, a well-respected acting teacher, in one of his few screen roles. ... Carlo Rizzi is a fictional a character in Mario Puzos The Godfather. ... Virgil The Turk Sollozzo (March 2, 1899 - January 12, 1946) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos The Godfather. ... As Don Vito Corleone rose to prominence in the Mafia underworld, Tessio and Clemenza rose with him, eventually settling into the capo role. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jack Woltz is a fictional character from the novel The Godfather and the 1972 film adaptation. ... Joey Zasa(1936-1979) is a fictional character appearing in the The Godfather, Part III. He was portrayed by Joe Mantegna. ... Fausto Dominic Nick Geraci Jnr (informally known as Nick Geraci) is a central character in the Mark Winegardner novels The Godfather Returns and The Godfathers Revenge. ... Edward Eddie Paradise (the Turtle ) was a Corleone Soldato under Nick Geraci in the novels The Godfather Returns and The Godfathers Revenge. ... Thomas Tommy Neri (Tommy Scootch) was a soldato in the Corleone family and was a prominaent figure in the novels The Godfather, The Godfather Returns, and The Godfathers Revenge. ... James Kavanaugh Jimmy Shea (1919-1964) is the fictional president of the 1960 Presidential Election. ... Richard Nobilio (Ritchie-Two-Guns) is a Corleone soldato who has a pivitol role in the novels The Godfather Returns and The Godfathers Revenge. ... Joeseph P. Lucadello (AKA Ike Rosen) was a C.I.A agent in the novels, The Godfather Returns and The Godfathers Revenge. ... Cosimo Momo Barone (Momo the Roach) is a soldato in the novels The Godfather Returns and The Godfathers Revenge. ... Salvatore Sal Narducci (1887-1959) (Laughing Sal) is the scheming Consigliere to Vincent Forlenza and is a prominant figure in the novel, The Godfather Returns. ... Carmine Marino (1941-1963) was a third cousin to the Bochichioo family and played a prominant role in the novel, The Godfather Returns. ... Daniel Brandon Danny Shea (1921-1968) is the fictional Attorney General from 1960 to 1964 in the novels The Godfather Returns and The Godfathers Revenge. ... William Brester Billy Van Arsdale III (1935-1962) is the husband of Francesca Corleone in the novel, The Godfather Returns. ... Michael Corbatt Mickey Shea (1890-1961) is a fictional bootlegger (based on Joe Kennedy ) and father of president James Shea and attorney general Danny Shea. ... Ambrose Bud Payton is a fictional charector appearing in the novel, The Godfathers Revenge. ...

Music

The Godfather (soundtrack)The Godfather Part II (soundtrack)The Godfather Part III (soundtrack)Speak Softly Love (Love Theme From The Godfather)Promise Me You'll Remember (Love Theme from The Godfather Part III) The Godfather is the soundtrack from the movie of the same name, released in 1972 by Columbia, USA and in 1991 on compact disc by MCA. Unless noted, the songs were perfomed and composed by Nino Rota. ... The Godfather Part II is the soundtrack from the movie of the same name, released in 1974 by MCA. Tracks Main Title/The Immigrant 3:27 New Carpet 2:00 Kay 3:00 Evry Time I Look in Your Eyes/After the Party 2:35 Vito and Abbandando 2... The Godfather Part III is the soundtrack from the movie of the same name, released in 1990 by Columbia, USA. // Tracks Main Title (Nino Rota) – 00:41 The Godfather Waltz (Rota) – 01:10 Marcia Religioso (Carmine Coppola, Rota) – 02:51 Michaels Letter (Coppola, Rota) – 01:08 The Immigrant/Love... Speak Softly Love (Love Theme From The Godfather) is a song written for The Godfather (1972), the first film in the Godfather trilogy. ... Promise Me Youll Remember (Love Theme From The Godfather Part III) is a song written for The Godfather Part III (1990), the third film in the Godfather trilogy. ...

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Mario PuzoFrancis Ford Coppola • Albert Ruddy • Nino RotaCrime filmOrganized crimeMafiaLa Cosa NostraFive FamiliesSicilyCorleoneThe Godfather: The GameMark Winegardner Mario Gianluigi Puzo (October 15, 1920 – July 2, 1999) was an American author known for his novels about the Mafia, especially The Godfather (1969). ... Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is a five-time Academy Award winning American film director, producer, and screenwriter. ... Albert S. Ruddy (born March 28, 1930) is a Canadian filmmaker. ... Nino Rota (December 3, 1911 – April 10, 1979) was an Italian composer best known for his work on film scores, notably The Godfather series and the films of Federico Fellini. ... A crime film, in its most general sense, is a film that deals with crime, criminal justice and the darker side of human nature. ... Organized crime or criminal organizations are groups or operations run by criminals, most commonly for the purpose of generating a monetary profit. ... The term Mafia (sometimes referred to as Cosa Nostra, Mafioso, or Black Hand, there are differences), refers to Italian criminal secret societies which developed in Sicily most notably developed in the mid-19th century. ... Charles Lucky Luciano, one of the most famous American bosses (La) Cosa Nostra (our thing or this thing of ours in Italian) is a worldwide alliance of criminals, linked through both familial and conspiratorial ties, that is dedicated to pursuing crime and protecting its members. ... The Five Families are the major crime families of the Italian-American Mafia based in New York City which have dominated traditional organized crime in New York. ... Sicily (Sicilia in Italian and Sicilian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,708 km² (9,926 sq. ... Corleone is a small town of approximately 12,000 inhabitants in the province of Palermo in Sicily, Italy. ... Image:Mark Winegardner - photo by Michael Belk. ...


 
 

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