Gianni Russo Net Worth

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With a singularly nebulous background, which, by his account, included stints as a Las Vegas nightclub emcee, radio personality and jewelry tycoon, and with comparatively little acting experience, Gianni Russo won the role of Carlo Rizzi in The Godfather (1972) on the basis of his screen test. Since then, Russo has remained busy as an actor, ...
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Date Of BirthDecember 12, 1943
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
ProfessionActor, Writer, Producer
Star SignSagittarius
1He appeared in two Best Picture Academy Award winners: The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974).
2According to a newspaper report, it was Russo --a native of Staten Island--who led The Godfather (1972) producers to a house on this island borough of New York City that eventually was used to shoot exteriors of the Corleone estate. Reportedly, the owner of the home later re-modeled inside to make it look as much as possible like the interior scenes in the first "Godfather" film.
3After gaining his debut role in The Godfather (1972) , Russo hinted to journalists that he had used real-life Mafia connections to get the part. Author Mario Puzo poured scorn on this claim, saying that if he really had done this, he would have been murdered for revealing the fact.
4Appeared in The Godfather (1972), which was the first film to have a sequel that won a Best Picture Oscar. This feat was only accomplished by two other subsequent movies: The Silence of the Lambs (1991) (sequel to Manhunter (1986)), and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). Coincidentally, Russo later appeared in Red Dragon (2002), a remake of Manhunter (1986), that used the novel's original title.
5When he filmed the reality-TV show Growing Up Gotti (2004), Russo revealed that he was a secret admirer of Victoria Gotti. After he sent her roses, Ms. Gotti's assistant met and screened him for what was to be a surprise meeting with Victoria, and found out about his famous role in The Godfather (1972). Later, Victoria was taken to a restaurant, but she was mortified to see Gianni performing songs from his new CD, and she left.
6Had a 12-year relationship with singer/actress Dionne Warwick.
7He suffered from polio as a child.


Minkow2017post-productionDerek Lewis
Send No Flowers2013Johnny Pisano
Prison Break2005TV SeriesGavin Smallhouse
Meet the Mobsters2005Paul
After the Sunset2004Clippers Fan
Seabiscuit2003Alberto Gianini
Red Dragon2002Newsie
Strong Medicine2001TV Series
Rush Hour 22001Red Dragon Pit Boss
Harvard Man2001Andrew Bandolini
3000 Miles to Graceland2001Money Cart Guard
18 Wheels of Justice2001TV SeriesSal Cigar Signorelli
Rope Art2000Sen. Bob Krause
The Family Man2000Nick
Any Given Sunday1999Christina's Advisor
Walker, Texas Ranger1999TV SeriesMorris Foley
Circles1998Howard Thomas - Jeremy's father
Pacific Palisades1997TV SeriesFrank Nichols
Striptease1996Willy Rojo
P.C.H.1995TV MovieJake Mondello
Renegade1993TV SeriesDon Carmine Bendetti
Silk Stalkings1993TV SeriesTony 'Toe Tag' Torino
Super Mario Bros.1993Scapelli
Reasonable Doubts1993TV SeriesLarry Raddick
Time Trax1993TV SeriesVince
The Hat Squad1992TV SeriesFortunata
Stay Tuned1992Guido
Jake and the Fatman1990-1991TV SeriesTony LaMarta / Sam Lavianno
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion1991TV MovieMarco Sabatini
Another You1991Carlos
Silverfox1991TV MovieKlaus Gerhardt
The Great Pretender1991TV MovieDavey DeSapio
Out for Justice1991Sammy
Over My Dead Body1990TV SeriesFrank Moraza
The Freshman1990Maitre D' Gourmet Club
Side Out1990Dick Sydney
Father Dowling Mysteries1990TV SeriesSam Farina
Hardball1989TV Series
Chances Are1989Anthony Bonino
Hunter1988TV SeriesTony Rondino
Wiseguy1987TV SeriesDavid 'Dave' Steelgrave
The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer1986TV MovieCard player
Riptide1984TV SeriesStraightaway
The Greatest American Hero1981TV SeriesJohnny Damanti
Winter Kills1979Co-Pilot
The Rockford Files1978TV SeriesJohnny Bongard / Gianni Tedesco
Kojak1978TV SeriesRuss Barton
Laserblast1978Tony Craig
The Godfather: A Novel for Television1977TV Mini-SeriesCarlo Rizzi (uncredited)
The Four Deuces1975Chip Morono - the 'Deuce of Clubs'
Lepke1975Albert Anastasia
The Godfather: Part II1974Carlo
Toma1974TV SeriesMinnett
The Bait1973TV MovieGianni Ruggeri
Goodnight, My Love1972TV MovieMichael Tarlow
The Godfather1972Carlo


For Which He Stands1996
P.C.H.1995TV Movie written by


P.C.H.1995TV Movie executive producer
A.J.'s Time Travelers1995TV Series executive producer


Punchcard Player2006special thanks


All Night with Joey Reynolds2011TV SeriesHimself
Mulberry St.2010DocumentaryHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself
Howard Stern2005TV SeriesHimself
Growing Up Gotti2005TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1973TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Godfather: Behind the Scenes1971Documentary shortHimself (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2010TV Series documentaryTony Craig
The Godfather2006Video GameCarlo Rizzi (uncredited)
The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-19801992VideoCarlo Rizzi
The Godfather Family: A Look Inside1990TV Movie documentaryCarlo Rizzi (uncredited)

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