This picture was taken from outside and seems to be a night shot. Photograph was edited for publication purposes.Mickey Cohen stands in his robe in one room of his bombed house at 513 Moreno Dr. in Brentwood. He was efficient in handling the paperwork, and kept me informed in every step of the way.

My father remained friends with him. Gangster Mickey Cohen's former bodyguard was stabbed to death on April 4, 1958, by his girlfriend Lana Turner's daughter, Cheryl Crane. Mickey Cohen was born a Leo. Meyer “Mickey” Cohen, Los Angeles, CA "Though non-Italian he has strong ties with influential Mafiosi and is reputed to be behind-the-scenes controller of Los Angeles area boxing and bookmaking.

He understands the marketplace well and provided me with excellent advice to choose the house I was looking for.

Aside from the Charles Manson connection, mobster Mickey Cohen used a local Spanish-style mansion – restored in 1989 as the Mountain Mermaid, …

The house was supposed to … His older brothers ran a drug store during the prohibition era where Mickey learned to make bootleg alcohol.While working with his older brothers, Cohen also began amateur boxing and selling newspapers to earn money. Since 1933 he has had over 20 arrests for offenses ranging from failure to register as an ex-con to suspicion of murder."

9039 Sunset Blvd on the Strip – A Brief Photographic History: If those walls could talk! September 4, 2013, marks the 100th birthday of Mickey Cohen, the colorful, outrageous and flamboyant mob boss who controlled the eastern syndicate’s multimillion-dollar interests in Southern California for a generation until his death in 1976.

Mickey Cohen got out of jail a second time in 1972. (1908) Philippe the Original 1001 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Stompanato was … Mickey is a highly capable agent and is an expert real estate in Encino. 9039 SUNSET BOULEVARD. Also built in the 1940s, Sherry’s Restaurant is best known as the site where Bugsy Siegel’s right-hand man Mickey Cohen was shot and almost killed in a drive by. Cohen was shot at, bombed, arrested, imprisoned, threatened, and even hit in the head with a lead pipe by a crazed inmate while in jail. An old fashioned delicatessen with sawdust on the concrete floors, long communal wooden tables, vintage wooden booths and photographs and historical ephemera covering the walls. Jim Smith is shown wearing the plaid jacket in the pictures below. Lana rented the large Colonial-style house pictured above in the Spring of 1958, shortly after returning to Los Angeles from England where she had been filming Another Time, Another Place with actor Sean Connery.

The whole side of the house has been blown away.

On one occasion, my parents, with Mickey, watched the movie that was made of my father’s life, The Wiretapper. The 6-bedroom, 6-bath, 6,769-square-foot home had originally been built in 1930 for Gone with the Wind actress Laura Hope Crews. Meyer “Mickey” Harris Cohen was born to a poor family on September 4, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York, but he grew up with his five older siblings in Los Angeles, California. This address is now home to the nightclub 1 OAK, which opened in 2014. Claims to have been a hangout of 1930s-40s gangster Mickey Cohen. That’s the first time I became aware of my dad’s background and involvement in organized crime.

Here, by the numbers, are key facts about Cohen’s life, all taken from Los Angeles underworld expert Tere Tereba's definitive… This picture was taken from the book Mickey Cohen "In My Own Words" Mickey also had more lives than a cat.