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Joe Pesci (in Goodfellas) .... one of the scariest characters in  film.  He was in a discussion we were having last night. I am so glad that my extended family knew what I was talking about!!

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THOMAS DeSIMONE    Birth: May 24, 1950  Death: Jan. 14, 1979    Mobster. DeSimone worked under mob boss Paul Vario, and was a friend and associate of Jimmy Burke and Henry Hill, of "Goodfellas" fame. He was portrayed in the movie (as Tommy DeVito) by Joe Pesci.

THOMAS DeSIMONE Birth: May 1950 Death: Jan. DeSimone worked under mob boss Paul Vario, and was a friend and associate of Jimmy Burke and Henry Hill, of "Goodfellas" fame. He was portrayed in the movie (as Tommy DeVito) by Joe Pesci.

LARGE SIZE Goodfellas Tommy DeVito typography print based on a quote from the movie Goodfellas

Designed by Pete Ware of and Oak, this Tommy DeVito typography art is inspired by a quote from the movie Goodfellas.

"Goodfellas - Legendary (yet non-scripted) scene with Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci) demanding to know why Henry Hill (Ray Liota) thinks he's funny #GangsterFlick" PLEASE tell me this is legit. The best scenes in movies are often ablib! It's extraordinary.

"Goodfellas - Legendary (yet non-scripted) scene with Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci) demanding to know why Henry Hill (Ray Liota) thinks he's funny PLEASE tell me this is legit. The best scenes in movies are often ablib!

Thomas Anthony "Two-Gun Tommy" DeSimone b. May 24, 1950 – , d. January 14, 1979) was a associate of the Lucchese crime family in New York. Also known as "Tommy D", he was a nephew of Los Angeles mob boss Frank DeSimone. He was married to Angelica "Cookie" Spione, but was a constant womanizer whose mistresses included Theresa Ferrara. His story was depicted in the 1990 Martin Scorcese film GoodFellas as "Tommy DeVito" with actor Joe Pesci in the part.

Thomas DeSimone

Tommy DeSimone - the real Tommy was tall and powerfully built, an intimidating physical presence.

Vincent Piazza and Tommy DeVito

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TIL that 'Goodfellas' star Joe Pesci released a rap video featuring himself rapping in character as Tommy DeVito.

TIL that 'Goodfellas' star Joe Pesci released a rap video featuring himself rapping in character as Tommy DeVito.

Original Four Seasons Member Tommy DeVito Attends “Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas

Original Four Seasons Member Tommy DeVito Attends "Jersey Boys" at Paris Las Vegas

Jon Boydon, currently playing Tommy Devito in London's Jersey Boys

Jon Boydon, currently playing Tommy Devito in London's Jersey Boys

'Tommy DeVito' Pin

'Tommy DeVito' Pin

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