John "Sonny" Franzese, Sr. (born February 6, 1917) is an Italian-American longtime member and current underboss of the Colombo crime family. Franzese has been famous as the current oldest active member of the American Mafia. Franzese was an associate producer of the 2002 movie This Thing of Ours.
Mug shot of John Franzese taken after his arrest.
|Criminal status||Incarcerated at Federal Medical Center in Devens, Massachusetts|
|Parent(s)||Carmine "The Lion" Franzese and Maria Corvola|
|Conviction(s)||Bank robbery (1967), extortion (2010), parole violations|
|Criminal penalty||Imprisonment of twelve years (1967), imprisonment of eight years (2010)|