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Ben Gazzara

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Biagio Anthony Gazzarra (August 28, 1930 – February 3, 2012), known as Ben Gazzara, was an American film, stage, and television actor and director. His best known films include Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Voyage of the Damned (1976), Inchon (1981), Road House (1989), The Big Lebowski (1998), Happiness (1998), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), Summer of Sam (1999), Dogville (2003) and Paris, je t'aime (2006). He was a recurring collaborator with John Cassavetes, working with him on Husbands (1970), The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976) and Opening Night (1977). As the star of the television series Run for Your Life (1965-1968), Gazzarra was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards and two Emmy Awards. He won his first, and only, Emmy Award for his role in the television film Hysterical Blindness (2002). Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben Gazzara, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.    


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Born:
Aug 28, 1930 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
82
First Appeared:
In the movie The Strange One 1957-04-12
Latest Project:
Movie Ristabbanna 2012-04-14
Known For
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Poster of High Velocity
Filmography
Movie Ristabbanna 2012-04-14
Movie Chez Gino Oncle Giovanni 2011-03-29
Movie Christopher Roth Paul Andersen 2010-04-10
Movie Holy Money Vatican's Banker 2009-09-16
Movie Looking for Palladin Jack Palladin 2008-03-05
Movie Empire State Building Murders Paulie Genovese 2008-08-14
Movie Quiet Flows The Don Secretov 2006-11-07
Movie Paris, je t'aime Ben (Quartier Latin) 2006-05-16
Movie Pope John Paul II Kardinal Agostino Casaroli 2005-12-04
Movie Dogville Confessions Himself 2004-06-27
Movie Broadway: The Golden Age Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Dogville Jack McKay 2003-05-19
Movie Brian's Song Coach Halas 2001-12-02
Movie Home Sweet Hoboken 2001-12-12
Movie Blue Moon Frank Cavallo 2000-01-16
Movie Shark in a Bottle The Arranger 2000-06-12
Movie Summer of Sam Luigi 1999-07-02
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie The Thomas Crown Affair Andrew Wallace 1999-08-06
Movie Too Tired to Die John Sage 1998-01-20
Movie Buffalo '66 Jimmy Brown 1998-01-20
Movie Valentine's Day Joe Buddha 1998-01-01
Movie The Big Lebowski Jackie Treehorn 1998-02-15
Movie Happiness Lenny Jordan 1998-10-16
Movie Illuminata Old Flavio 1998-05-21
Movie Il tesoro di Damasco Gregorio Kos 1998-10-06
Movie Marilyn in Manhattan Himself 1998-09-05
Movie Shadow Conspiracy Vicepresident Saxon 1997-01-31
Movie The Spanish Prisoner Mr. Klein 1997-09-08
Movie John Cassavetes: To Risk Everything to Express It All 1996-01-01
Movie Ladykiller Lt. Jack 'Jigsaw' Lasky 1996-01-01
Movie Convict Cowboy Warden 1995-07-15
Movie The Zone Dick Althorp 1995-11-16
Movie Parallel Lives Charlie Duke 1994-08-04
Movie Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage Joseph Bonanno 1993-05-23
Movie Blindsided Ira Gold 1993-01-20
Movie Anything for John 1993-09-06
Movie Lies Before Kisses Grant Sanders 1991-03-03
Movie Forever Marcelo 1991-08-16
Movie People Like Us Gus Bailey 1990-05-13
Movie Road House Brad Wesley 1989-05-19
Movie Don Bosco Don Giovanni Bosco 1988-01-31
Movie Control Mike Zella 1987-02-14
Movie Bitter Champagne Paul Rivière 1986-01-01
Movie The Professor Il Professore 1986-09-12
Movie Woman of Wonders 1985-01-13
Movie A Letter to Three Wives Porter Holloway 1985-12-16
Movie An Early Frost Nick Pierson 1985-05-01
Movie Uno scandalo perbene The man with no memory 1984-10-19
Movie The Girl from Trieste Dino Romani 1982-10-28
Movie They All Laughed John Russo 1981-01-01
Movie Inchon Maj. Frank Hallsworth 1981-05-04
Movie Tales of Ordinary Madness Charles Serking 1981-09-11
Movie Bloodline Rhys Williams 1979-01-01
Movie Saint Jack Jack Flowers 1979-12-05
Movie The Death of Richie George Werner 1977-01-10
Movie The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald Anson 'Kip' Roberts 1977-09-30
Movie Opening Night Manny Victor 1977-12-22
Movie The Killing of a Chinese Bookie Cosmo Vittelli 1976-02-15
Movie High Velocity 1976-09-01
Movie Capone Al Capone 1975-04-16
Series QB VII 1974-04-29
Movie QB VII Abe Cady 1974-04-29
Movie The Neptune Factor Cmdr. Adrian Blake 1973-08-03
Movie Fireball Forward 1972-03-05
Movie When Michael Calls Doremus Connelly 1972-02-05
Movie The Sicilian Connection Joseph Coppola 1972-12-21
Movie Pursuit Steven Graves 1972-12-12
Movie King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 1970-03-24
Movie Husbands Harry 1970-12-08
Movie If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium 1969-04-24
Movie The Bridge at Remagen Sgt. Angelo ("Angel") 1969-06-25
Series Run for Your Life Paul Bryan 1965-09-13
Movie A Rage to Live Roger Bannon 1965-10-20
Movie A Carol for Another Christmas Fred 1964-12-28
Series Arrest and Trial Detective Sergeant Nick Anderson 1963-09-15
Movie Convicts 4 John Resko 1962-09-15
Movie Conquered City Captain George Stubbs 1962-12-05
Movie The Young Doctors Dr. David Coleman 1961-08-23
Movie The Passionate Thief Lello 1960-10-21
Movie Anatomy of a Murder Lt. Frederick Manion 1959-07-01
Movie The Strange One Jocko de Paris 1957-04-12