Death of Henry Hill

June 11, 1943 - June 12, 2012
Los Angeles, California | Age 69

Former 'Goodfellas' gangster Henry Hill dies in LA
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By ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Henry Hill spent much of his life as a "goodfella," believing his last moment would come with a bullet to the back of his head. In the end he died at a hospital after a long illness, going out like all the average nobodies he once pitied.

Hill, who went from small-time gangster to big-time celebrity when his life as a mobster-turned-FBI informant became the basis for the Martin Scorsese film "Goodfellas," died Tuesday at...

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