The Gangster Chronicles 40 years old

The Gangster Chronicles is an NBC American television crime drama mini series starring Michael Nouri, Joe Penny, Jon Polito, Louis Giambalvo and narrated by E.G. Marshall.


Jonathan Banks
Jonathan Banks

Dutch Schultz

Madeleine Stowe
Madeleine Stowe

Ruth Lasker

Joe Penny
Joe Penny

Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel

Michael Nouri
Michael Nouri

Charlie 'Lucky' Luciano


Name Character
Madeleine Stowe She was 22 , now 62 years old as Ruth Lasker
Joe Penny He was 24 , now 65 years old as Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel
Joseph Mascolo He was 51 , 87 years old when he died
George DiCenzo He was 40 , 70 years old when he died
Allan Arbus He was 62 , 95 years old when he died
Michael Nouri He was 35 , now 75 years old as Charlie 'Lucky' Luciano
Richard S. Castellano He was 47 , 55 years old when he died as Joe 'The Boss' Masseria
Kenneth Tigar He was 38 , now 78 years old
E.G. Marshall He was 66 , 84 years old when he died
Jonathan Banks He was 34 , now 74 years old as Dutch Schultz
Louis Giambalvo He was 35 , now 76 years old
Markie Post She was 30 , now 70 years old as Chris Brennan
Robert Davi He was 27 , now 68 years old
Brian Benben He was 24 , now 65 years old as Michael Lasker
Jon Polito He was 30 , 65 years old when he died


Name Job title
Stephen McPherson Writing Writer
Richard C. Sarafian Directing He was 50 , 83 years old when he died Director
Mark Rodgers Writing Writer
The Gangster Chronicles (40 years)


  • First Air Date: 1981-02-02
  • Runtime: [60] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 12