John Cazale

American actor
John Holland Cazale was an American actor. He appeared in five films over seven years, all of which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture: The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather Part II, Dog Day Afternoon, and The Deer... Wikipedia
Born: August 12, 1935, Revere, MA
Died: March 13, 1978, New York, NY
Siblings: Steve Cazale
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What happened to John Cazale?
In 1977, Cazale chose to continue completing his role in The Deer Hunter, despite having been diagnosed with lung cancer. He died shortly after, in New York City on March 13, 1978.
What did Al Pacino say about John Cazale?
Al Pacino has paid fresh tribute to his late co-star John Cazale, calling him “one of the great actors of our time”. Cazale, who died from lung cancer in 1978, appeared in five films during his short career. They were all nominated for the Oscar for Best Picture.
How long was Meryl Streep with John Cazale?
Their attraction was immediate, with Streep later telling the NY Post, "He wasn't like anybody I'd ever met. It was the specificity of him, and his sort of humanity and his curiosity about people, his compassion." Sadly, their relationship would only last two years.
How old is John Cazale?
42 years (1935–1978)
John Cazale / Age at death
Cazale soon became one of Hollywood's premier character actors, starting with his role as the doomed, weak-minded Fredo Corleone opposite longtime friend Al ...
Partner(s): Meryl Streep (1976–1978; his death)
Years active: 1959–1978
Died: March 13, 1978 (aged 42); New York City, U.S
Born: August 12, 1935; Revere, Massachusetts, U.S
John Cazale, Actor: Dog Day Afternoon. John Cazale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an Irish-American mother, Cecilia (Holland), ...
Actor: The Deer Hunter Stan (1978)
Additional Crew: The American Way (1962)
Known For: Dog Day Afternoon Sal (1975)
Height: 5' 10˝" (1.79 m)
Cazale scored the role of Fredo Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather (1972), after his long time friend, Al Pacino, invited him to audition. He ...
Mar 15, 2022 · Fifty years later, the legendary actor's performance as Fredo Corleone still resonates, underlining why he was an icon of 1970s cinema.
Having had his start on the stage with notable performances in off-Broadway productions, Cazale was cast by director Francis Ford Coppola to play the weak and ...
While he only made five pictures in his all too brief career, noted supporting actor John Cazale made the most of his brief time on screen before his life ...
Feb 1, 2022 · Actor John Cazale, played the role of the doomed and weak-minded Freddo Corleone, in the Francis Ford Coppola's film 'The Godfather' ...
Aug 12, 2020 · Who is John Cazale? Well here's the thing…A late bloomer in Hollywood, Cazale broke into cinema at the same time as a good friend of his: Al ...
Jun 27, 2022 · Born in 1935, John Cazale only acted in five films throughout the 1970s before his tragic death at the age of 42 from lung cancer.
John Cazale was an American actor best remembered for playing the character of 'Fredo Corleone' in the Academy Award-winning movie 'The Godfather'.
Born: August 12, 1935, Revere
Education: Buxton School, Oberlin College, Boston University