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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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In spite of the desperate, violent characters he played in a handful of films, he was by all accounts an enormously kind and gentle person off screen, having been a close personal friend of most of the actors he had worked with. Among his greatest achievements was that he helped the discovery of childhood friend Al Pacino, fellow,actor Robert De Niro, and his girlfriend at the time of his early ... See more »

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

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