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odman, a former criminal defense attorney and self-described “mouthpiece for th
e mob,” spent 35 years defending the nation’s most notorious underworld figures. His clients included mobsters M
eyer Lansky, Anthony "Tony The Ant" Spilotro and Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, the latter two
portrayed in the film Casino by
actors Joe Pesci and Robert DeNiro. Goodman, also in the film
, played himself–a lawyer for the mob.