Frank Serpico Rank
About Frank Serpico
Frank Serpico is a retired Italian-American NYPD officer who became famous after exposing massive corruption in the NYPD between the 1960s and the early parts of the 1970s. His exposure of corruption in the force led Mayor John V. Lindsay to set up the famous Knapp Commission to investigate the activities of the NYPD. He gained more recognition after his life was dramatized in the 1973 biographical film Serpico, which starred iconic actor Al Pacino.
He was married and divorced three times before his marriage to Marianne in 1973. The marriage ended with Marianne's death in 1980. He has a son named Alexander.
He was shot in the face during a drug raid in 1971. The police officers who had accompanied him during the raid ignored him as he bled profusely on the floor fighting for his life. His life was saved by a civilian who quickly called for help.
Frank Serpico Rank
Frank Serpico's Popularity
Frank Serpico is a famous American police officer, who was born on April 14, 1936. As a person born on this date, Frank Serpico is listed in our database as the 33rd most popular celebrity for the day (April 14) and the 41st most popular for the year (1936).
People born on April 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Frank Serpico is the 1004th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Frank Serpico's birthday, Frank Serpico is the 7008th most famous American and ranks 107th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
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