Before turning to acting, Sirico was reportedly a mob associate or made man (stories vary depending on the source) of the Colombo crime family serving under Carmine Persico and had been arrested twenty-eight times. There is a Sopranos reference to th Video Game Systems Information.
Joseph Colombo, boss of the Colombo crime family and the founder of the Italian-American Civil Rights League, was shot in 1971 while on a speakers' platform for an Italian-American Unity Day ceremony in New York.
Michael Franzese: Former Mob Boss for the Colombo Crime Family in NY. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., Perkins Student Center Auditorium. His open and honest presentations are fresh and unique. Audiences are captivated by stories of his personal experiences in organized crime and genuinely affected by his powerful anti-crime messages and eye opening revelations. Individuals with disabilities are welcome. Call 610-396-6076 for information.
Joe Gallo became involved in the mob after becoming an enforcer and hit man for Joe Profaci in the Profaci crime family. Gallo was involved in the murder of Albert Anastasia, a hit arranged by Carlo Gambino in order to take his place. A few years later, Gallo attempted to kidnap the Profaci family for money and ended up succeeding. In 1961, Gallo was sentenced to 7 to 14 years in prison for conspiracy and extortion. After Gallo was released from prison and Colombo was murdered, members of…