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Also Known As: Died:
Born: February 22, 1933 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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Ran errands at the Associated Press in NYC
1956:
Worked at the Associated Press as a reporter; covered police headquarters and criminal activities throughout NYC
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Published first book, "Blye, Private Eye", a profile of professional private investigator Irwin Blye
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Working as a freelance writer, published pieces in ESQUIRE, LIFE and NEW YORK magazine
1968:
Became the crime expert for NEW YORK magazine
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Wrote and hosted "An Essay on the Mafia" for CBS-TV
1986:
Published "Wiseguy", a nonfiction account of low-level organized crime figures
1989:
Began research for "Casino", a nonfiction account of the rise and fall of a Chicago bookie in Las Vegas
1990:
Feature debut, co-scripted (with director Martin Scorsese) "GoodFellas", adapted from his book "Wiseguy"
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Served as a contributing editor to NEW YORK magazine
1993:
Feature producing debut, served as producer on "Father Hood", a failed family comedy-drama starring Patrick Swayze
1994:
TV producing debut, executive produced "Loyalty and Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob", a two-part documentary on Fox (also wrote)
1995:
Reunited with Scorsese to script the feature "Casino"; published nonfiction hardcover "Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas" nearly simultaneously with the release of the (slightly) fictionalized film
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Served as executive producer of the CBS drama series "Michael Hayes"

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