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Actor, Richard Conte, was born Richard Nicholas Peter Conte on Mar 24, 1910 in Jersey City, NJ. Conte died at the age of 65 on Apr 15, 1975 in Los Angeles, CA .

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The Build-Your-Own-Blogathon: in Cry of the City (1948)

By shadowsandsatin on Aug 9, 2014 From Shadows and Satin

I could cheerfully watch make cinnamon toast, paint a wall, or even tie his shoes. But when he’s front and center in a 1940s noir, I really go into orbit! Case in point: Twentieth Century Fox’s Cry of the City, a 1948 film noir feature with a top-notch, can’t-miss cast that, in additio... Read full article


, King of Noir

By Caftan Woman on Jun 19, 2012 From Caftan Woman

1910 - 1975 Nobility was born in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1910 when Richard Nicholas Peter Conte was born. The one time truck driver and singing waiter studied at the famed Neighborhood Playhouse. In 1939 Nicholas Conte made his Broadway debut in the short run Group Theater pr... Read full article


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Richard Conte Quotes:

Mr. Brown: I think Mr. Diamond needs a drink. Got any liquor?
Fante: How about some paint thinner?
Mr. Brown: No, that'll kill him. Anything else?
Fante: Hair tonic, 40% alcohol.
Mr. Brown: Fine.


Rivera: Nobody dies.


Joe McClure: He pulled a gun on me. What did you want me to do?
Mr. Brown: With your kind of brain, there's nothing else you could do.


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Father of Mark Conte

Appeared in the original Ocean's Eleven (1960) and The Godfather (1972). The remake Ocean's Eleven (2001) and its sequels feature many Godfather references. Cast members Al Pacino and Andy Garcia appear in both series. Ocean's cast member Scott Caan is the son of Godfather actor James Caan, and his character's name, Turk, is taken from "The Turk," a name used in The Godfather.

Featured in "Bad Boys: The Actors of Film Noir" by Karen Burroughs Hannsberry (McFarland, 2003).

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