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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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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(1975)
(1972)
The Godfather: Part II Fredo Corleone
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 1978 The Deer Hunter
Stan
 1977 The Godfather: A Novel for Television (TV Mini-Series)
Fredo Corleone
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Fredo Corleone
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Fredo Corleone
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Fredo Corleone
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Fredo Corleone
 1975 Dog Day Afternoon
Sal
 1974 The Godfather: Part II
Fredo Corleone
 1974 The Conversation
Stan
 1972 The Godfather
Fredo
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Tom Andrews
- The Peep Freak (1968) ... Tom Andrews
 1962 The American Way (Short)
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Other Works:

He acted in Eugene O'Neill's play, "The Iceman Cometh," at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut with David Sabin, Tom Atkins, Richard Kuss, John Beal, George Ede, Martha Schlamme, Louis Beachner, Austin Pendleton and Peter Brouwer in the cast. Arvin Brown was director. E. Webb and V. Dancy were set designers. ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Trivia:

He and Meryl Streep met during a "Shakespeare in the park" stint, acting in a production of "Measure for Measure". See more »

Trademark:

Playing deadbeat, loser characters See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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