- NAME: Danny Greene
- OCCUPATION: Organized Crime Boss
- BIRTH DATE: November 09, 1933
- DEATH DATE: October 06, 1977
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Cleveland, Ohio
- PLACE OF DEATH: Lyndhurst, Ohio
- Full Name: Daniel John Patrick Greene
- AKA: Danny Greene
- Nickname: The Irishman
- AKA: Daniel Greene
- AKA: Daniel J. Greene
- AKA: Danny J. Greene
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Known as "The Irishman," Danny Greene was one of most notorious crime figures in the Midwest. He even took on the entire mafia in his quest for power.
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His life inspired several books, including To Kill the Irishman: The War That Crippled the Mafia (1998) by Rick Porrello. That book is also the basis for the film Kill the Irishman (2011), starring Ray Stevenson as Greene, Christopher Walken as Birns and Vincent D'Onofrio as Nardi.
Twice married, Greene had five children. His oldest son, Danny Kelly,
once described his father as "truly intrepid ... He probably could have been governor or senator if he hadn't gone the other way."
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