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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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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Article | See more »

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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Cazale appeared in only five feature films in his career, and all of them were nominated for Best Picture. See more »

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Most often appeared with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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