7 Famous Faces Held at “Little Siberia” Prison

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The New York prison where two convicted murderers staged an audacious escape this weekend has earned its share of notoriety for housing some of the state's most famous inmates, like rapper Tupac Shakur and mobster "Lucky" Luciano, NBC News reported. Luciano, a Mafia boss and one of the architects of modern organized crime, was sent to Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora in 1936, where he reportedly had his own private cell with curtains and an electric stove. In the months Shakur served at Clinton in 1995 on a sexual abuse conviction, his album "Me Against the World" hit No. 1. Two others are Joel Rifkin, a Long Island serial killer, and "preppy murderer" Robert Chambers, who pleaded guilty in 1988 to a famous Central Park killing of Jennifer Levin.

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