by Nicholas Pileggi
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Hill (left, with Ray Liotta, who played him in the movie GoodFellas) was the central figure in Wiseguy, the 1986 Nicholas Pileggi book that later became the Martin Scorsese-directed film.
June 15, 2012 Henry Hill, the mobster-turned-informant portrayed by Ray Liotta in the film Goodfellas, died Tuesday at age 69. Author Nicholas Pileggi talks about the colorful figure he profiled in the 1986 book Wiseguy, which became the basis for Goodfellas.
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Crimelore(d): Wiseguy author Nicholas Pileggi
September 27, 2011 Wiseguy author Nicholas Pileggi shares the back story on Henry Hill — the central figure in the sensational mob tale that became the film GoodFellas.
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