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'GoodFellas' actor sues Fox, saying he created a 'Simpsons' character
'GoodFellas' actor sues Fox, saying he created a 'Simpsons' character

"The Simpsons" has had a hit put on its head in the form of a huge lawsuit.  "GoodFellas" actor Frank Sivero sued Fox Studios on Tuesday for $250 million, claiming he was not compensated for "The Simpsons" using his likeness for mobster character Louie, a henchman of Fat Tony, who appears in numerous episodes dating to the early 1990s, according to court documents first obtained by Deadline.  The lawsuit claims that the "Simpsons" character "was created and developed by Sivero, who based this character on his own personality." Sivero has appeared in numerous mobster films, including "The...

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