John Wojtowicz

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John Stanley Joseph Wojtowicz
John Stanley Joseph Wojtowicz

(1945-03-09)March 9, 1945
New York City, New York, United States
DiedJanuary 2, 2006(2006-01-02) (aged 60)
New York City, New York, United States
Criminal statusDeceased
Spouse(s)Carmen Bifulco (divorced; 2 children), Elizabeth Debbie Eden
Conviction(s)Bank robbery
Criminal penalty20 years imprisonment, served five years.

John Stanley Wojtowicz (March 9, 1945 - January 2, 2006) was an American bank robber. He was born in New York City to Polish immigrants. Dog Day Afternoon is based on a robbery he did in New York City in 1972..[1] Three documentaries have been made about him. Wojtowicz died of cancer on January 2, 2006 at his mother's home in New York City.

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  1. "John Wojtowicz in the Notable Names Database". Soylent Communications. Retrieved 2007-10-03.