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Encyclopedia > Ozzie Altobello

Don Osvaldo "Ozzie" Altobello is a fictional character in The Godfather: Part III, portrayed by Eli Wallach. The Godfather, Part III is a 1990 film, the third in the Godfather trilogy. ... Eli Herschel Wallach (born December 7, 1915) is an American film, TV and stage actor. ...


He is an aging gangster and longstanding ally of the Corleone crime family. He is the Don of the Tattaglia Crime Family, and has been since 1962. By the time of Godfather III, he has become a close friend and ally of Michael Corleone. Altobello even donated one million dollars so he could be a part of the Vito Corleone Foundation. Aside from being an associate of Michael's, Altobello is also Connie Corleone's godfather. The Corleone family is a fictional Mafia family of Mario Puzos The Godfather. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Five Families. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Michael Corleone (December 25, 1920 - December 29, 1997) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novels, The Godfather and The Sicilian. ... Vito Corleone (December 7, 1891 - June 25, 1955), born as 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. ... Constanzia Connie Corleone-Rizzi (born December 25, 1920) And died on June 7 2000 is a fictional character from The Godfather by Mario Puzo. ...


Michael became suspicious of Altobello's motives after Joey Zasa, the Corleone family's chief rival, orchestrated an assassination attempt on Michael and Vincent that ended up killing other associates, but sparing Altobello and the Corleones present. Michael then instructs his nephew Vincent to go to Altobello and pledge his allegiance to him, without promising to betray Michael. (Vito Corleone enlisted Luca Brasi to spy on the rival Tattaglia family in much the same way in The Godfather Part I.) Joey Zasa is a fictional character appearing in the The Godfather, Part III. He was played by Joe Mantegna. ... Vinnie Mancini-Corleone becomes succeeding Don of the fictional Corleone Mafia family in the movie The Godfather Part III. Born the illegitimate son of Sonny Corleone in 1948, Vincent was never treated as a real member of the Corleone family and so was never given access to his the family... Luca Brasi(1906-1945) is a character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather, as well as its 1972 film adaptation (portrayed by Lenny Montana). ... The Godfather is a 1972 crime film directed and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel of the same name authored by the screenplays co-writer Mario Puzo. ...


While in Sicily, Altobello enlists the services of a famous assassin and conspires to kill Michael in an opera house when Anthony Corleone was set to debut in Cavalleria Rusticana. Since Michael did not lose all respect for Don Altobello, it is assumed that he supplied Connie with poisoned cannoli that Altobello was to receive on his birthday. Sure enough, Altobello indulges in them while sitting alone at the opera house. Equipped with binoculars, Connie spots Altobello to ensure his quick and easy death. 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. ... Anthony Vito Corleone is the fictional son of Don Michael Corleone and Kay Adams and grandson of Vito Corleone in the Godfather trilogy of films. ... 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. ... Cannoli are Italian pastry desserts. ...


Trivia

In the original Godfather, a man can be seen with the same face as Altobello when Vito Corleone is meeting the guests. It is very possible that it is Altobello, seeing that Connie is his goddaughter.


Films Image File history File links The_Godfather. ...

The GodfatherThe Godfather Part IIThe Godfather Part IIIThe Godfather Saga The Godfather is a 1972 crime film directed and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel of the same name authored by the screenplays co-writer Mario Puzo. ... The Godfather Part II is a 1974 motion picture directed by Francis Ford Coppola from a script he co-wrote with Mario Puzo. ... The Godfather Part III (1990) is the third and final film in the Godfather trilogy written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. ... 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 and which was 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 as 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 is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and its 1972 film adaptation. ... Federico Fredo Corleone 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 (born December 25, 1920) And died on June 7 2000 is a fictional character from The Godfather by Mario Puzo. ... Apollonia Vitelli-Corleone is a fictional character in Mario Puzos The Godfather saga. ... Kay Adams in the final shot of The Godfather. ... Anthony Vito Corleone is the fictional son of Don Michael Corleone and Kay Adams and grandson of Vito Corleone in the Godfather trilogy of films. ... Sofia Coppola as Mary Corleone Mary Corleone 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 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- ) (Black Tony) is a fictional character appearing in the film The Godfather. ... Bruno Tattaglia is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and the first installment of the Godfather trilogy. ... Philip Tattaglia is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and the first installment of the Godfather trilogy. ... Carlo Tramonti (1895-1968) (the Whale) was the 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. ... Guissepe Joe Zaluchi (Joe Z) is the Don of the Detroit syndicate. ... 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. ... Salvatore Drago (born 1917) (Slent Sam) is the current don of Tampa, Florida. ...

Other characters

Luca BrasiDon CiccioPete ClemenzaDon FanucciJohnny FontaneSenator Pat GearyArchbishop GildayMoe GreeneFrederick KeinszigCardinal LambertoRocco LamponeLucy ManciniAl NeriJohnny OlaFrank PentangeliHyman RothCarlo RizziVirgil SollozzoSal TessioDon TommasinoJack WoltzJoey ZasaWillie CicciPaulie GattoNick GeraciEddie ParadiseTommy NeriJames SheaRitchie NobilioJoe LucadelloMomo BaroneSal NarducciCarmine MarinoDanny SheaBilly Van Arsdale Luca Brasi(1906-1945) is a character in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather, as well as its 1972 film adaptation (portrayed by Lenny Montana). ... Don Francesco Ciccio is a fictional mafia Don in the The Godfather Part II. Don Ciccio ruled over the small Sicilian city of Corleone, the birthplace of Vito Andolini, who would later grow up to be the great Don Corleone. ... 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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Johnny Fontane is a character from The Godfather series of movies and books. ... 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 is a fictional character in Mario Puzos The Godfather. ... Al Neri is a fictional 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 (born 1879) 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 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 is a fictional character appearing in the The Godfather, Part III. He was played by Joe Mantegna. ... William Willie Cicci is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and two of the three films based on it. ... Paul Paulie Gatto is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and one of the three films based on it. ... 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. ... 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. ...

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