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Old 06-13-2012, 12:07 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Henry Hill -- the former mobster whose life story became the basis for the movie "Goodfellas" -- died today at the age of 69 ... TMZ has learned.

TMZ spoke with Hill's girlfriend Lisa ... who told us Hill passed away in an L.A. hospital Tuesday after a long battle with an undisclosed illness.

Henry Hill Dead -- Real Life 'Goodfellas' Mobster Dies at 69 | TMZ.com
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Old 06-13-2012, 12:09 AM
 
Location: texas
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RIP Henry....amazing story for living a life of crime
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Old 06-13-2012, 12:55 AM
 
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
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Glad he was finally able to tell his story on Locked Up Abroad.
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Old 06-13-2012, 09:08 AM
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Location: Islip,NY
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Default Real Goodfella Henry Hill died

Goodfella's is one of my favorite mob movies.

'Goodfellas' inspiration and ex-mobster Henry Hill dies at 69
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:25 AM
 
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69 years is not bad for that kind of lifestyle. At least he outlived most of his gangster buddies.
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Old 06-15-2012, 06:43 AM
 
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Good riddance! Not sure why people admire a mobster.
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Old 06-17-2012, 11:56 AM
 
Location: The Jar
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Henry Hill -- the former mobster whose life story became the basis for the movie "Goodfellas" -- died today at the age of 69 ... TMZ has learned.

TMZ spoke with Hill's girlfriend Lisa ... who told us Hill passed away in an L.A. hospital Tuesday after a long battle with an undisclosed illness.

Henry Hill Dead -- Real Life 'Goodfellas' Mobster Dies at 69 | TMZ.com
An offer he couldn't refuse!
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Old 06-18-2012, 12:03 PM
 
Location: 10110001010110100
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Good riddance! Not sure why people admire a mobster.
Same here. I don't know why and how these criminals get hyped up and become someone people admire like they are idols. He was a criminal who snitched on others and he managed to live a lot longer than expected. The End.

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Old 06-18-2012, 12:17 PM
 
Location: Glasgow Scotland
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I think people might see the romantic side of him with the film.. I dont , he was one of the mob then a grass..
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Old 06-19-2012, 07:41 PM
 
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Good riddance! Not sure why people admire a mobster.
One of my favourite movies.
Admire? No.
interesting? Yes.
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