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Donnie Brasco (28-Feb-1997)

Director: Mike Newell

Writer: Paul Attanasio

Based on a book: Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia by Joseph D. Pistone with Richard Woodley

Music by: Patrick Doyle

Producers: Mark Johnson; Barry Levinson; Louis DiGiaimo; Gail Mutrux

Keywords: True Crime, Organized Crime, New York

FBI agent Joe Pistone goes undercover in the Bonanno crime family as "Donnie Brasco", a jewel thief; he earns the trust of hitman Lefty Ruggiero (a great performance by Al Pacino), and Ruggiero's boss, Sonny Black Napolitano. Pistone suffers divided loyalties as he rises in the mob hierarchy. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Adaptation.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Val Avery
14-Jul-1924 12-Dec-2009 The Anderson Tapes
Johnny Depp
9-Jun-1963   Captain Jack Sparrow
Paul Giamatti
6-Jun-1967   John Adams
Zach Grenier
12-Feb-1954   Fight Club
Anne Heche
25-May-1969   Marin Frist on Men in Trees
Zeljko Ivanek
15-Aug-1957   Gov. James Devlin on Oz
Bruno Kirby
28-Apr-1949 14-Aug-2006 When Harry Met Sally, City Slickers
Michael Madsen
25-Sep-1958   Reservoir Dogs' Mr. Blonde
Gretchen Mol
8-Nov-1972   The Shape of Things
Tim Blake Nelson
11-May-1964   O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Al Pacino
25-Apr-1940   Michael Corleone in The Godfather
Larry Romano
31-Jul-1963   Richie on The King of Queens
James Russo
23-Apr-1953   The Box


Al Pacino   ...   Lefty
Johnny Depp   ...   Donnie
Michael Madsen   ...   Sonny
Bruno Kirby   ...   Nicky
James Russo   ...   Paulie
Anne Heche   ...   Maggie
Zeljko Ivanek   ...   Tim Curley
Gerry Becker   ...   Dean Blandford
Zach Grenier   ...   Dr. Berger
Brian Tarantina   ...   Bruno
Robert Miano   ...   Sonny Red
Rocco Sisto   ...   Richie Gazzo
Walt MacPherson   ...   Sheriff
Ronnie Farer   ...   Annette
Terry Serpico   ...   Strip Club Owner
Gretchen Mol   ...   Sonny's Girlfriend
Tony Lip   ...   Philly Lucky
George Angelica   ...   Big Trin
Val Avery   ...   Trafficante
Madison Arnold   ...   Jilly
Delanie Fitzpatrick   ...   Daughter
Katie Sagona   ...   Daughter
Sara Gold   ...   Daughter
Larry Romano   ...   Tommy
Tim Blake Nelson   ...   FBI Technician
Paul Giamatti   ...   FBI Technician
James Michael McCauley   ...   FBI Agent
Jim Bulleit   ...   U.S. Attorney
Andrew Parks   ...   Hollman
Keenan Shimizu   ...   Japanese Maitre D
Rocco Musacchia   ...   Trafficante's Man
Joe Francis   ...   Trafficante's Man
Sal Jenco   ...   Mare Chiaro Bartender
Billy Capucilli   ...   Communion Party Man
Laura Cahill   ...   Communion Party Woman
Doreen Murphy   ...   Mob Girlfriend
Elle Alexander   ...   Mob Girlfriend
Denise Faye   ...   Mob Girlfriend
Elaine Del Valle   ...   Mob Girlfriend
John Horton   ...   FBI Director
Dan Brennan   ...   FBI Photographer
LaJuan Carter   ...   Singer
Sandy Barber   ...   Singer
Joyce Stovall   ...   Singer
Frank Pesce   ...   Wiseguy
Randy Jurgensen   ...   Wiseguy
John DiBenedetto   ...   Wiseguy
Richard Zavaglia   ...   Wiseguy
Tony Ray Rossi   ...   Wiseguy
Edward Black   ...   Wiseguy
Gaetano LoGiudice   ...   Wiseguy
Carmelo Musacchia   ...   Wiseguy
Pat Vecchio   ...   Wiseguy
Caleb   ...   Lion


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