Only actor credited as "starring" in The Godfather (1972) who is not on the poster.
In his two most remembered roles, "The Godfather" and "The Getaway", he plays a villain to characters who are also "bad guys" (the mafia in "The Godfather" and bank robbers in "The Getaway").
Name is recorded as "Alfredo Lettieri" on the Social Security Death Index.
Grew up in the West Village neighborhood of New York City.
Francis Ford Coppola said that Al was the only actor besides John Wayne who was completely barrel-chested.