Ettore Castello was born on February 19, 1946 in Hazeltucky, Michigan. His father, Salvatore Castello (1914-1986), was the Hazeltucky Mafia Boss. In 1964, Ettore joined the Castello crime family. He made his bones in 1965 and became a made man. He later became a capo in 1966 and Underboss in 1968. When his father retired in 1973, Ettore took over as Don. He ordered the death of Royal Woods Archbishop Enzo Gabrielli by having him shot in the Vatican. He murdered Lynn Loud Sr.'s grandfather in 1980, and attempted a murder on future U.S. Senator Lucas Loud in 1998. In 2009, Castello ordered the death of Royal Woods Mafia Don Carmine Navarra by sending Benedetto Falzone and Johnny Fiorentino to throw the rival Don out the suite of a hotel in Los Angeles, California.
Marriage and children
In 1975, he married Elena Vaccara, a cousin of Paolo and Santino Vaccara. They have five children:
James "Jimmy" Castello (born May 31, 1976)
Eugenia Castello Molinari (born December 1, 1978)
Paul Castello (born September 9, 1979)
Alfredo Castello (born April 17, 1981)
Vincent Castello (born June 29, 1984)
- Jimmy Castello Jr. (born 2005)
- Henry Castello (born 2008)
- Charles Molinari (born 2009)
- Paul Castello Jr. (born 2011)
- Francesca Castello (born 2010)
- Roberta Castello (born 2008)
- Diana Castello (born 2012)
Ettore is loving towards his family, especially his wife. However, he is very evil and ruthless towards his enemies and willing to murder anyone who gets in his way or messes with his family. He is shown to be very intelligent and able to plan things behind the scenes.
Ettore Castello is an elderly Italian-American male with white hair combed backwards. His hairstyle resembles the hairstyle of both Jimmy Conway from Goodfellas and Ace Rothstein from Casino. He wears a dark grey suit with a white collared shirt and a black tie and wears black shoes and carries a black walking cane with a gold handle. In his original design, His hairstyle resembles the hairstyle of Osvaldo Altobello from The Godfather Part III.
- Ettore Castello is based on Emilio Barzini, Licio Lucchesi, and Osvaldo Altobello from The Godfather franchise. All those characters are Paramount villains.
- Castello is also based on Al Capone, a real life mobster who happens to be another Paramount villain.