Thomas DeSimone

Born May 24, 1950

Thomas Anthony DeSimone, also known as "Two-Gun Tommy" or "Tommy D," was an Italian-American gangster and associate of the Lucchese crime family in New York. DeSimone was a grandson and nephew of Los Angeles mob bosses Rosario DeSimone and Frank DeSimone, respectively. He was married to Angelica "Cookie" Spione, but had many mistresses, including Theresa Ferrara. In the 1990 Martin Scorsese film Goodfellas, the character Tommy DeVito is based on DeSimone.… Read More

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1950 Birth Born on May 24, 1950.
1956 6 Years Old DeSimone's paternal uncle, Frank DeSimone, was a criminal attorney turned mobster; "Uncle Frank", as he was known, replaced Jack Dragna in 1956, after the latter's death, becoming the second DeSimone family member to become the Los Angeles crime family boss.


1965 15 Years Old DeSimone was introduced to the Vario Crew in 1965. … Read More
1968 18 Years Old DeSimone committed what is believed to have been his first murder on March 15, 1968 at the age of 17. … Read More


1970 20 Years Old …  A couple of weeks later, on June 11, 1970, Bentvena went over to "The Suite", owned by Hill, in Jamaica, Queens to go drinking with DeSimone's crew, including Hill, DeSimone, and Burke. … Read More
1974 24 Years Old DeSimone killed Gotti protégé Ronald "Foxy" Jerothe on December 18, 1974. … Read More
1978 28 Years Old DeSimone was alleged to have taken part in the December 1978 Lufthansa heist from JFK International Airport, the largest robbery in U.S. history at the time. … Read More
…  On January 14, 1979, DeSimone's wife, Angela, reported him missing. … Read More
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