Robert R Spillane

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Robert R Spillane

Birthplace: New York, NY, United States
Death: July 10, 2010 (45)
New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Michael j. Spillane and Maureen Spillane
Brother of Private and Private

Occupation: Small role actor
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About Robert R Spillane

  • Robert was the youngest son of Irish mobster Mickey Spillane. Mickey was known as the "Gentleman Gangster" as head of the infamous "Westies", the Hell's Kitchen (Clinton, Manhattan, NYC) Irish mob in the 1960s. Robert "Bobby" Spillane was a young boy of only twelve years old when his father was gunned down in front of their house in 1977.
  • Robert wrote an off-Broadway play, “All Dolled Up” about a cross-dressing gangster. On television, he appeared in one episode of NYPD Blue in 1997. He also appeared in four episodes of Law & Order and in an episode of Rescue Me.
  • In film, he played a minor role in the 1999 movie remake of The Thomas Crown Affair.
  • Robert Spillane died on July 10, 2010 in the Hell's Kitchen area of New York City. He leaned against an unsecured window screen in his apartment, falling to the sidewalk below. He was unable to catch himself because of an injury that left his arm in a sling. He was discovered by his brother, Michael.
  • He is first cousin 1x removed with actor Joe Swanberg.
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Robert R Spillane's Timeline

September 21, 1964
New York, NY, United States
July 10, 2010
Age 45
New York, New York, United States