This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Frank Lucas

Born: 9-Sep-1930
Died: 30-May-2019
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Harlem heroin kingpin

Claimed to have made $1M a day at his peak selling heroin in Harlem. After his arrest and conviction in 1975, he received a 70-year sentence, but was began informing and was released in 1981. Three years later Lucas was again arrested, after conspiring to exchange drugs with an undercover federal agent.

Subject of the 2007 film American Gangster.

Father: Fred Lucas
Mother: Mahalee Jones (b. 1909, d. 2003)
Brother: Ezell
Brother: Vernon Lee
Brother: John Paul
Brother: Larry
Brother: Leevan
Wife: Julianna Farrait-Rodriguez
Daughter: Francine Lucas-Sinclair
Son: Frank Lucas, Jr.

    Drug Dealing (1975)
    Conspiracy to distribute heroin (1984)
    Violating Parole (1984)
    Risk Factors: Heroin

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications