John Gotti


Age: 61

mobster who headed the Gambino crime family from 1985 to 1992 when he was sentenced to life in prison on charges of racketeering and conspiring to commit murder, whose swagger and ability to avoid prosecution earned him the nickname "Teflon Don".

Cause of Death: Throat cancer

Born: October 27, 1940

Died: June 10, 2002

Springfield, Missouri