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John Cazale (1935–1978)


John Cazale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an Irish-American mother, Cecilia (Holland), and an Italian-American father, John Cazale. Cazale only made five feature films in his career, all which many fans and critics alike call classics. But before his film debut, the short The American Way (1962), he won numerous Obie Awards for his stage ... See full bio »

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Stage: Appeared in a production of "Measure for Measure" with Meryl Streep for Joseph Papp's Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival in 1976. Other actors in the cast who would become well-known were Sam Waterston and Howard E. Rollins Jr. See more »

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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Of the five films he appeared in, three also featured Robert Duvall, three starred Al Pacino, three were directed by Francis Ford Coppola, two starred Bobby DeNiro, and three won the Oscar for Best Picture. See more »

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Subtle but emotional performances See more »

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