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Top 10 The Godfather Memorable Characters Of All Time

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'The Godfather Click to look into! >> Read More... ' and the following series are widely regarded as among the greatest films in world cinema and the most influential, especially in the gangster genre. The film’s huge acclamation would not have been earned without the outstanding portrayals of the characters that put vitality into the story. So Nettv4u comes here with some memorable character mentions from the movie series Godfather.

1. Vito Corleone

The lead character of Mario Puzo’s novel The Godfather and Francis Ford Coppola’s film series based on the novel is Vito Andolini Corleone - the head of the most powerful mafia family in the 70’s New York Click to look into! >> Read More... . The life the actors - Marlon Brando Born on April 3, 1924, in Nebraska, U. S, Marlon B >> Read More... and Robert De Niro A legendary actor and one of the most influential >> Read More... put in the character is beyond measure. He is depicted as an orphaned refugee from Sicily, who finds shelter in New York, running away from Don Ciccio of Sicily, who had Vito’s whole family killed in retaliation to the insult he felt when Antonio (Vito’s father) refused to pay tribute to him. He is known as a generous man who follows a strict code of loyalty to his friends and, above all, his family. He demands respect matching his status; even his closest ones refer to him as “Godfather” or “Don Corleone.” This interesting character was nominated multiple times for Academy Awards and even claimed one each for Brando (Best Actor) and De Niro (Best Supporting Actor).

2. Michael Corleone

After Vito’s death Michael was the one taking over the family business. Though Michael had a whole different destiny planned for himself, with all the looming threats to his family and his father’s predicament, he had no other option but to enthrone himself as the new Mafia boss. The character won Al Pacino His movie “The Godfather” in 1972 was considered t >> Read More... two nominations for Academy Awards and recognition as the eleventh most iconic villain in film history.

3. Santino Sonny Corleone

Sonny, the eldest son of Vito Corleone, is too much involved in his father’s crime business. Unlike Michael, he had the intent of going into the criminal family business from very early on in his life. At age 16, Sonny committed a robbery and his father having known this incident asked him to explain himself; after hearing Sonny’s part, he came to understand how desperately he wants to join the Corleone, crime family. His character is depicted as volatile and confrontational which made him look like a ruthless murderer with a fiery temper. Despite his uncontrollable temperament, he had a caring and a soft heart for woman and children, and those who can’t help themselves. The character was played by James Caan James Edmund Caan is a well- known actor in U.S.A. >> Read More... in a superbly marvellous manner.

4. Tom Hagen

Tom Hagen is the informally adopted son of Vito Corleone, a competent lawyer, and the consigliere to the Corleone Mafia family. Sonny Corleone brings 11-year-old Tom, found living on the streets after running away from an orphanage home and demands that he should stay in the Corleone family. Being soft-spoken and mild-mannered, he is a man of reason who can maintain equability in the face of adversity and anxiety. This character has earned Robert Duvall Robert Duvall is a veteran actor and filmmaker kno >> Read More... both appreciation and criticism from a broad scale of film lovers and critics.

5. Vincent Corleone

Who won’t like the sheer ingenuity and daring boldness Vincent Santino Corleone has played in the 1990 sequel Godfather III. He succeeded Michael and became the head of the most powerful Mafia family in New York. The director has often referred to Vincent as the mixture of the five Corleones, with Vito’s cunning astuteness, Michael’s ruthless ingenuity, Sonny’s fiery temper, Fredo’s compassion and Hagen’s unquestionable loyalty.

6. Kay Adams-Corleone

Katherine “Kay” Corleone, portrayed by Diane Keaton Diane Keaton aka Diane Hall by birth was born on J >> Read More... , appeared in all the series of The Godfather, is the long-time girlfriend and wife of Michael Corleone. At first, Kay had no knowledge of the real crime business of the Corleone family as Michael introduced his father as a businessman. She was torn and shattered as she comes to know that Michael is the ruthless Mafia boss of the most powerful Mafia family and eventually led herself out of the family matters and out of Michael’s life.

7. Peter Clemenza

Peter Clemenza is Vito Corleone’s oldest friend and the godfather of Vito’s eldest son Sonny. Though he was a supporting character in the story, many of his actions are central to the plot. He is portrayed by Academy Award nominee Richard S. Castellano.

8. Mary Corleone

She is the daughter of Don Michael Corleone, and the heir apparent to the family business as her brother Anthony showed no interest in the same. She is a beautiful lady who loves her father very much. But things turned a bit gloomy with her father when he asked her to stop seeing her cousin Vincent as this is gravely dangerous for the family.

9. Connie Corleone

The movie starts with the extravaganza and the merriment of the grand wedding of Connie, the youngest child and the only daughter of Don Vito Corleone and Carlo Rizzi, Sonny’s friend. Carlo, who Mario Puzo characterizes as “a punk sore at the world”, started cheating and abusing his wife, Connie. Over time, his infidelity grew, and his involvement with the competitive Mafia family, has caused a high price for the Corleones. The character was portrayed by Talia Shire Talia Shire is an American Actor. She became famou >> Read More... which won her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards.

10. Johnny Fontane

Fontane, a famous crooner and occasional film star, is the godson of Vito Corleone. Don Corleone has helped him four times so that his career doesn’t suffer a fall. The first time he threatened an ironclad bandleader who was on the way to Jonny’s Success. “I am going to make him an offer he can’t refuse” is the famous dialogue Don Corleone used for the consummation of the violent persuasion.

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