Gianni Russo's StoryFile

Gianni Russo's Life Story

Gianni Russo is an Italian American actor, singer, business man, and polio survivor. Worked with Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Pope John Paul II, Al Pacino and Marlon Brando. He has made a career of playing tough guys, remembered most for his portrayal of Carlo Rizzi in “The Godfather.” His career has spanned over 40 films, he has an amazing story to tell.

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