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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 as Angelo in William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" for Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival. The play opened at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park on July 29, 1976 and closed on August 29, 1976 after 27 performances. See more »

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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Was dying of cancer while filming The Deer Hunter (1978) See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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