- Willi Cicci
Michael Corleone's trusted enforcers and hitmen, Willi Cicci assassinated Don Carmine Cuneoat the Savannah Hotelon the day of Michael Rizzi's baptism in the film.
CorleoneFamily moved to Nevada, Cicci remained in New York, working for caporegime Peter Clemenzaand later Frank Pentangeli. He went with Pentangeli to Anthony Corleone's First Communion in Lake Tahoeand expressed his suspicions about the death of Clemenza, who had supposedly died of a heart attack.
After the party, Cicci was with Pentangeli when he was nearly killed by the
Rosato brothers, he was in the car and was shooting at the Rosato brothers. However he was struck by a car and wounded.
Cicci recovered and was made to testify against his employer, but, seeing as he had never actually received direct orders from him, could not.
Behind the Scenes
Willie Cicci was originally one of the major characters in "
The Godfather Part III", but was written out and replaced by Joey Zasafollowing the death of actor Joe Spinell.
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