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Richard Conte

Richard Conte

D.O.B.: March 24, 1914 (Jersey City, NJ)

D.O.D.: April 15, 1975 (Los Angeles, CA)

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Location: Westwood Memorial; Section D; #62

Biographical Notes:

His best parts during his Fox years included the wrongly imprisoned man who is exonerated by crusading reporter James Stewart in "Call Northside 777" and the lead role as a wildcat trucker in "Thieves' Highway". Among Conte's many TV assignments was a co-starring stint with Dan Dailey, Jack Hawkins and Vittorio De Sica on the 1959 syndicated series The Four Just Men.

Richard Conte's most important Hollywood role in the 1970s was as rival Mafia Don Barzini in the Oscar-winning "The Godfather".

Appeared in:

"Godfather" (1972) Movie

"The Greatest Story Ever Told" (1965) Movie

"New York Confidential" (1955) Movie

"Thieves Highway" (1949) Movie

"Call Northside 777 (1948) Movie

 

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