Henry Hill is Sleeping With the Fishes
Henry Hill the former mobster whose life story became the basis for the movie “Goodfellas” has died.
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(Reuters) – Henry Hill, the mobster turned government informant portrayed in the book “Wiseguy” and later the movie “Goodfellas,” has died after a long illness, his fiance’s son said. He was 69.
Hill died at a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday, Nate Caserta, son of Lisa Schinelli Caserta, told ABC News
Hill was a member of the Lucchese mafia family in New York in the 1960s through the 1980s. His most famous mafia heist netted $5 million in cash from Lufthansa at John F. Kennedy International Airport in 1978.