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1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
3 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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 When I became hot, so to speak, in the theater, I got a lot of offers. I won't tell you the pictures I turned down because they would say, 'You are a fool.' And I was a fool.
He was born on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City to Antonio Gazzara and Angela Cusumano Gazzara, both Italian immigrants. They often spoke Italian at home. He grew up in a building at 29th Street and 1st Avenue, where he slept on the fire escape in summer and occasionally heard screams from the patients at the Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital in New York City.
Often played characters whose charming veneer masked inner turmoil or even anguish