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Nicholas Pileggi

Pileggi in New York City, 2010
Born (1933-02-22) February 22, 1933 (age 83)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Producer, author, screenwriter
Years active 1989–present
Spouse(s) Nora Ephron (1987–2012; her death)
Parent(s) Nick Pileggi
Susan (Defaslo) Pileggi
Awards Best Adapted Screenplay
1990 Goodfellas

As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.
Let me tell you something. Nobody goes to jail unless they want to. Unless they make themselves get caught. They don't have things organized.
Nicholas Pileggi