Mickey Cohen

American criminal Mickey Cohen

Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen was a gangster based in Los Angeles and part of the Jewish Mafia, and also had strong ties to the American Mafia from the 1930s through 1960s.
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Deceased
29 July 1976

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'Avatar' Star Zoe Saldana Moves Towards 'Dominion' - MTV.com (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
Add another top level talent to the list, boys and girls: Nick Nolte is joining "Gangster Squad," Ruben Fleischer's 1940s drama about a squad of cops aiming to put an end to drug kingpin Mickey Cohen's criminal reign over Los Angeles
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Nick Nolte Joins 'Gangster Squad'; Sienna Guillory In 'Resident Evil 5'? - Screen Rant
Google News - over 6 years
Deadline has confirmed that Nolte is signed on for Gangster Squad, a high-profile drama based on the true story of the LAPD's attempt to take down “Jewish Mafia” head Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) during the 1940s. Nolte will portray Bill Parker,
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Emma Stone on 'Sesame Street' -- First Pic! - Just Jared Jr.
Google News - over 6 years
In other Emma news, she just joined the Gangster Squad cast as Jean, a sharp-tongued siren caught in a love triangle with Ryan Gosling's character and Sean Penn, who portrays famed mobster Mickey Cohen, Variety reports. The true story chronicles the
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Blige surprised at Cruise vocals - Toronto Sun
Google News - over 6 years
Upcoming, a Thai boxing movie Only God Forgives, the crime drama The Place Beyond The Pines, and a chance to act opposite Sean Penn in Gangster Squad, in which Penn plays legendary '40s gangster Mickey Cohen. "We're in pre-production now," says Ruben
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Sullivan Stapleton May Play A Part In Ruben Fleischer's Gangster Squad - Cinema Blend
Google News - over 6 years
In addition to Gosling, the film stars Sean Penn, as renowned gangster Mickey Cohen, Josh Brolin, Michael Pena, Emma Stone, Robert Patrick, Giovanni Ribisi, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Enos Marries, and more. The more I hear about this cast the more
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'The Killing' Star Joins 'Gangster Squad' as Josh Brolin's Wife - Hollywood Reporter
Google News - over 6 years
Brolin is starring as John O'Mara, one of the few cops not on the payroll of gangster Mickey Cohen, being portrayed by Sean Penn. Ryan Gosling, meanwhile, will play Sgt. Jerry Wooters, a good cop who loves the bachelor life. ... - -
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Dawson and Cassel for 'Trance,' Stone Joins 'Gangster Squad' and 'Mission ... - RopeofSilicon.com
Google News - over 6 years
The casting will also reteam her with her Crazy, Stupid, Love co-star Ryan Gosling as she will play play Jean, a sharp-tongued siren caught in a love triangle with Gosling's character and Sean Penn, who portrays mobster Mickey Cohen in the film based
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Stone offered lead female role in Gangster Squad - Vancouver Sun
Google News - over 6 years
LOS ANGELES — Emma Stone has been offer the role of Jean, a woman romantically attached to two men: the gangster Mickey Cohen and the police officer who is chasing him down by Warner Bros
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Casting : Mazello, Bateman, Stone, Martini, Nolte - Moviehole
Google News - over 6 years
The “Amazing Spider-Man” actress would play ” Jean, a sharp-tongued siren caught in a love triangle with [Ryan] Gosling's character and Sean Penn, who portrays famed mobster Mickey Cohen.” (More…) Jason Bateman will reunite with “Dodgeball” helmer
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CCI | 30 Minutes Or Less Panel - Comic Book Resources
Google News - over 6 years
“It's the story of Mickey Cohen who is a Jewish gangster in LA who Sean Penn is going to be playing, and Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling leads this team of cops that bring him down. That's what my focus will be for the next year and we'll see where
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July 25, 1986: Needle exchange considered - San Francisco Chronicle
Google News - over 6 years
July 29: Ex-mobster, ex-bookie, Mickey Cohen exchanged Los Angeles smog and his silk shirts yesterday for the fog of San Francisco Bay and the blue denim of an Alcatraz convict. The little ex-gangster who sometimes posed as a florist was sentenced
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'Lights Out' Star Holt McCallany Will Protect Sean Penn In 'Gangster Squad' - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
Sean Penn's Mickey Cohen will now have a bodyguard and enforcer in McCallany, who joins a roster of fantastic actors. Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin, Anthony Mackie, Bryan Cranston, Michael Peña and Giovanni Ribisi all star in the high profile true crime ... -
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Giovanni Ribisi Joins 'Gangster Squad' - Ology
Google News - over 6 years
The biopic of Brooklynite mobster Mickey Cohen, sent to Los Angeles by kingpin Meyer Lansky (fictionalized in The Godfather) to keep an eye on wild Bugsy Siegel, is up one pasty white dude. Giovanni Ribisi has just signed on to play a policeman named ... - -
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mickey Cohen
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1976
    Age 62
    Cohen, who was 62, died in his sleep in 1976 and is interred in the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1972
    Age 58
    In 1972, Cohen was released from the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary, where he had spoken out against prison abuse.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1961
    Age 47
    In 1961, Cohen was again convicted of tax evasion and sent to Alcatraz.
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  • 1957
    Age 43
    In 1957, TIME magazine wrote a brief article about Cohen's meeting with Billy Graham.
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  • 1955
    Age 41
    When he was released in October 1955, he became an international celebrity.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1951
    Age 37
    As a result of this investigation, Cohen was convicted of tax evasion in June 1951 and sentenced to prison for four years.
  • 1950
    Age 36
    In 1950, Cohen was investigated along with numerous other underworld figures by a U.S. Senate committee known as the Kefauver Commission.
  • 1947
    Age 33
    In 1947, the crime families ordered the murder of Siegel due to his mismanagement of the Flamingo Hotel, most likely because Siegel or his girlfriend Virginia Hill were skimming money.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1939
    Age 25
    In 1939, Cohen arrived in Los Angeles to work under "Bugsy" Siegel.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1933
    Age 19
    His last fight was on May 14, 1933, against Baby Arizmendi in Tijuana, Mexico.
    On April 11, 1933, Cohen fought against Chalky Wright in Los Angeles.
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  • 1931
    Age 17
    On June 12, 1931, Cohen fought and lost a match against World Featherweight Champion Tommy Paul, having been knocked out cold after 2:20 into the first round.
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  • 1930
    Age 16
    His first professional boxing match was on April 8, 1930, against Patsy Farr in Cleveland.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1914
    Age 0
    His mother Fanny, who had become widowed in September 1914, had emigrated from Kiev, Ukraine.
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  • 1913
    Born
    Mickey Cohen was born on September 4, 1913, into an Orthodox Jewish family living in the Jewish Brownsville section of Brooklyn.
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