The Players

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Andrew Lococo, Owner
Created and operated the Cockatoo Inn from its beginning in the mid 1950s. Labeled by the FBI as a member of organized crime, Lococo died in jail from a heart attack in 1973.

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John F. Kennedy, US President
JFK was the 35th President and was assasinated in 1963. According to a 1997 New York Times article, he was rumored to have had a reserved room at the Cockatoo Inn.

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Marilyn Monroe, Actress, Model, Socialite
According to a 1997 New York Times article, she was rumored to have had rendezvoused at the Cockatoo Inn with at least one of the Kennedy brothers.

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Quentin Tarantino, Writer, Director, Actor
Tarantino’s adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s book “Rum Punch” became the 1997 film, “Jackie Brown.” Some of his scenes are set at the Cockatoo Inn.