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Mobster Mickey Spillane's

Son Falls to His Death

7/11/2010 12:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0710_bobby_spillane_bn_gettyBobby Spillane -- a small-time actor and son of legendary mobster Mickey Spillane -- fell out of a sixth floor window in Manhattan and died today. He was 45.

Foul play is not suspected.

Spillane had guest roles on "Law & Order" and "Rescue Me" and wrote an Off-Broadway play called "All Dolled Up" about a real-life cross-dressing gangster.

His father, Mickey, was gunned down in 1977.

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ryblake2000    

My friend is Mickey Spillane's grandson. Mickey was a mobster, not an author, from Hell's Kitchen. He was very famous at the time and is featured in Mafia Wars and other Mobster Video Games.
Michael Spillane, my friend's dad was going to meet his brother, Bobby at his apartment in Hell's Kitchen and Bobby was shouting out of the 6th story window to him. He had his arm in a sling at the time and (this is where the speculation comes in) lost his balance most likely. This was a very tragic incident especially for my friend's dad to witness with his own eyes.
It has been almost a year now and is still being ruled an accident.

1231 days ago
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Bob    

Frank Morrison Spillane, better known as Mickey Spillane, was an American author of crime novels, many featuring his signature detective character, Mike Hammer. More than 225 million copies of his books have sold internationally.

836 days ago
63.

John    

There are two and he is the son of the mobster not the writer..

anywho this still popped in my head ""Journalism? You think you're Mickey Spillane? Do you think you're some kind of writer? You're not a writer, you're a killer!""

836 days ago
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Tina    

He thought he could fly. Leave that crack along yall.

835 days ago
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