Nicholas Pileggi (/ p ɪ ˈ l ɛ dʒ i /, Italian: [piˈleːddʒi]; born February 22, 1933) is an American author, producer and screenwriter.He wrote the non-fiction book Wiseguy and co-wrote the screenplay for Goodfellas, its 1990 film adaptation, for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicholas Pileggi was born and raised in New York, the son of a shoe store owner. He worked as a journalist for Associated Press in the 1950s where he specialized in crime reporting.
Nicholas Pileggi (born February 22, 1933) is an American producer, author and screenwriter. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photo by David Shankbone [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. Customers Also Bought Items By
Obituary Nicholas PileggiNew Castle, DE - Nicholas Pileggi, 84, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 23, 2020. He was the son of the late Joseph and Marian (Grato) Pileggi, and the devoted...
Nicholas Pileggi is best known for writing the book Wiseguy, which he adapted into the movie Goodfellas, and for writing the book and screenplay Casino. The movie versions of both were co-written and directed by Martin Scorsese. Pileggi also wrote the screenplay for the 1996 film City Hall.
- Wiseguy, Goodfellas
GoodFellas (Based on the Book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi) by Martin Scorsese , Nicholas Pileggi , et al. | Nov 25, 1990 4.3 out of 5 stars 121
Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to own the world,” who grew up to live the highs and lows of the mafia gangster’s life—has been hailed as “the best book ever written on organized crime” (Cosmopolitan).
- Mass Market Paperback
- Nicholas Pileggi
Feb 03, 2013 · N icholas Pileggi's office is at the back of a film lot in a suburb north of Hollywood. To reach it you walk along a low-rise strip out of 1960s Las Vegas where exuberantly finned Cadillacs are...
Oct 01, 1995 · The book Casino by Nicholas Pileggi is a crime book about two friends with mob connections who are advised to move to Las Vegas to run Casino and skim money off the casino and give it to Kansas City mobsters. The book is about the downfall of these two characters. The characters are Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal and Tony “The Ant” Spilotro.
- related to: Nicholas Pileggi
mylife.com has been visited by 100K+ users in the past month
discount99.us has been visited by 100K+ users in the past month