Who plays russell bufalino. Russell bufalino of kingston pennsylvania.
Bufalino and barbara built a close working relationship throughout the 1930s.
Russell bufalino wife. She came from the infamous sciandra line of la cosa nostra one of the more famous crime families in u s. As wanda ruddy the wife of the movie s producer later said russell bufalino had final script approval of the godfather of course why shouldn t a real life godfather have a say. In 1940 when barbara became boss of the northeastern pennsylvania crime family he named bufalino as underboss.
That conviction led to. Carrie passed on in 2006 at a majestic age of 95 years. But bufalino spent several days each week in new york city where he.
Rosario alfredo and his wife carrie were not blessed with any children during their marriage. Russell married his sweetheart carrie on august 9th 1928. Bufalino worked alongside many buffalo mobsters some of whom would become top leaders in the buffalo crime family and other future cosa nostra families along the east coast of the united states.
Bufalino and his wife carolyn who had no children lived in a non descript home in a quiet residential section of kingston. On august 9 1928 he married carolyn carrie sciandra who came from a sicilian mafia family. This was 12 years later after russell bufalino death.
Bufalino and carolyn bufalino his wife did not have any children and lived in kingston. Both men were sicilian and shared friends in the buffalo underworld. He had several stints in prison which included one for conspiring to kill napoli.
Bufalino s wife carolina sciandra carrie was related to the sciandra line of la cosa nostra her family didn t have bosses in it but went back to the earliest days of the american mafia. Carrie bufalino nee sciandra was russell bufalino s only wife. He reportedly loved prosciutto bread red wine and boxing.
The hazleton businessman with pittston roots resisted until his wife got involved saying if he didn t send it she would. The assistant director told everyone. Bufalino soon moved with his new wife to endicott new york in barbara s territory.
Bettmann archive while wives and girlfriends were banned most of the mob generals arrived with soldiers tasked with carrying out their superiors. Like his fictional counterpart russell bufalino was also known to be famously mild mannered.