NY Times looks back at the life of Anthony Colombo.

Anthony Colombo, a mobster’s son who successfully agitated to keep out even a single reference to the Mafia during the entire 175 minutes of the film “The Godfather,” died on Jan. 6 at his home in San Diego. He was 71.

The cause was complications of diabetes, his son Joseph A. Colombo said. READ MORE >>

Photo: Anthony Colombo in October 1971 in Columbus Circle in Manhattan; his father was shot there that year and died in 1978. Credit Neal Boenzi/The New York Times