- Anthony Stracci
Don Anthony "Black Tony" Stracci is a fictional character who first appeared in
Mario Puzo's novel "The Godfather".
The most senior of all the Dons of
New York's Five Families, Stracci nevertheless embraced the scheme of Don Emilio Barzinito unite against the Corleone familyand force them into the herointrade. He was present at the sitdown where the "Commission" of La Cosa Nostrafamilies convinced Don Vito Corleoneto accept drug trafficking in his territory and guarantee peace.
In the "The Godfather" film, Stracci is named "Victor". On the day of
Michael Corleone's revenge, he was assassinated by Corleone family caporegime Peter Clemenza; as the Don and his associates took an elevator ride in a hotel, he was there with a shotgun when the doors opened. The actor who portrayed him was not credited.
However, in the novel, Don Stracci was not killed. He later appears in
Mark Winegardner's novel " The Godfather Returns"
In "", the protagonist walks into the St. Albans Hotel, but it is said that Don Stracci thinks its a peace agreement, but when in front of Don Stracci, the player is prompted to kill him.
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