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Norwegian Cosa Nostra

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(L-R) Actors Michael Shannon, Steven Van Zandt and Terence Winter attend the North American Premiere Of "Lilyhammer", a Netflix Original Series debuting on Netflix in the US, Canada and Latin America on February 6, 2012. Jason Kempin/Getty Images for ID-PR

“Lilyhammer” follows New York mobster Frank “The Fixer” Tagliano as he enters the federal witness protection program after ratting on his boss. A sports fan, Frank wants to make his new life in Lillehammer, the Norwegian town that hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics – or as he calls it – “Lilyhammer.” Frank has visions of a paradise of “clean air, fresh white snow and gorgeous broads” far away from the temptations of the Big Apple and from mob hit men.

Reality, of course, turns out to be spectacularly different. “Lilyhammer” stars “The Sopranos” mainstay and E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt in a new original series that premiered on Feb. 6.


Steven Van Zandt, actor currently playing the part of New York mobster Frank “The Fixer” Tagliano in the new Netflix series “Lilyhammer;” he’s also a musician who is well known as a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, in which he plays guitar and mandolin

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