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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 Israel Horovitz's two-character play "The Indian Wants the Bronx" with Al Pacino as part of a two-act night of theater including Horovitz's "It's Called the Sugar Plum," which starred 'Marsha Mason'. Pacino's then-girlfriend Jill Clayburgh was Mason's understudy. See more »

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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Of the four actors who played Vito Corleone's children in the Godfather films, he was the only one not nominated for an Oscar for doing so. Al Pacinoand 'James Caan (I)' were nominated for Best Supporting Actor for the first film. Al Pacino was nominated again, this time for Best Actor, for the second film, in which Talia Shire was nominated for Best Supporting Actress. See more »

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Subtle but emotional performances See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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