"'Lips' Forelli is stuffing his fat face in St. Mark's Bistro."
Joey Leone

Michael "Lips" Forelli is a minor character in Grand Theft Auto III.


Little is known about Forelli's background, other than the fact he is a high-ranking member of the Forelli Family.

Events of Grand Theft Auto III

Joey Leone, of the rival Leone Family, tired of not receiving money the Forelli brothers owe him, has Claude kill Mike at his regular eatery, Marco's Bistro, in an effort to teach them a lesson. Claude stole Mike's car and had a bomb planted in his car, which exploded after Mike started the car.

Mission Appearences



  • Non-chronologically, but in order of release, Mike Forelli is the first named character killed in the 3D Universe.