Henry Hill, Mobster Who Inspired Goodfellas, Dead at 69

Neetzan Zimmerman · 06/13/12 08:50AM

Legendary Lucchese crime family associate Henry Hill, who turned FBI informant later in life and became the subject of Martin Scorsese's acclaimed crime film Goodfellas, passed away yesterday of an undisclosed illness he had apparently been battling for some time.

abalk · 08/27/07 12:27PM

"Fucking kids. I don't know if you've got any... But you're going to be misfortunate some day." Henry Hill, whose life story was chronicled in the book Wiseguy and the film Goodfellas, discusses parenting, fine arts, and the underreporting of casualty figures in South Central. Oh, yeah, and getting your wang sliced. Good stuff. [VV]