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Henry Hill

Mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill

Profession: Mobster and FBI informant

United States of America

Biography: Between 1955 and 1980, Hill was associated with the Lucchese crime family. He turned FBI informant in 1980, inspiring the Martin Scorsese movie Goodfellas.

Born: June 11, 1943
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: June 12, 2012 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1965-08-26 Mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill (22) weds Karen Friedman in North Carolina; separate in 1989; divorce in 2002
  • 2006-02-14 American mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill (62) weds 3rd wife Lisa Caserta

Historical Events

  • 1968-04-08 Gangsters Henry Hill and Jimmy Burke commit the Air France robbery, stealing $420,000 from cargo terminal at New York City's JFK International Airport

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