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Ben Gazzara

Ben Gazzara's screen career began with two critically acclaimed roles as heavies in the late 1950s. He turned to television in the 1960s but made a big screen comeback with roles in three John Cassavetes films in the 1970s. The 1980s and 1990s saw Gazzara work more frequently than ever before in character parts. If he never became the leading man ...

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Aug 28, 1930 In Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie A Constant Forge
Latest Project:
Movie Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age 2017-05-28

Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 6 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Big Lebowski
Poster of Run for Your Life
Poster of Anatomy of a Murder
Poster of The Thomas Crown Affair
Movie The Thomas Crown Affair Unknown 2018
Movie Anatomy of a Murder Unknown 2018
Movie A Constant Forge Himself 2018
Movie Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Unknown 2017-05-28
Movie The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2012-09-23
Movie AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres Himself 2008-06-17
Movie Empire State Building Murders Paulie Genovese 2008-08-14
Movie Paris, je t'aime Ben 2007-06-15
Series Buenafuente Unknown 2005-01-11
Movie Dogville Jack McKay 2004-04-23
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Dogville Confessions Himself 2003-06-27
Movie The List D.A. Bernard Salman 2000-08-29
Movie Blue Moon Frank Cavallo 2000-01-16
Movie Very Mean Men Gino Minetti 2000-06-10
Movie Summer of Sam Luigi 1999-07-02
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Happiness Lenny Jordan 1998-10-16
Movie The Big Lebowski Unknown 1998-03-06
Movie Stag Frank Grieco 1997-06-27
Movie Shadow Conspiracy Vice President Saxon 1997-01-31
Series Mundo VIP Unknown 1996-04-21
Movie Parallel Lives Charlie Duke 1994-08-14
Movie Blindsided Ira Gold 1993-01-20
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Road House Brad Wesley 1989-05-19
Movie Don Bosco Don Bosco 1988-09-30
Movie The Girl from Trieste Dino Romani 1982-10-28
Movie Inchon Maj. Frank Hallsworth 1982-09-17
Movie Tales of Ordinary Madness Unknown 1981
Movie Bloodline Rhys Williams 1979-06-29
Movie Opening Night Unknown 1977
Movie Voyage of the Damned Unknown 1976-12-22
Movie Capone Al Capone 1975-04-16
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Pursuit Steven Graves 1972-12-12
Movie Fireball Forward Maj. Gen. Joe Barrett 1972-03-05
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Series The Dick Cavett Show Unknown 1968-03-04
Series Run for Your Life Paul Bryan 1965-09-13
Series Arrest and Trial Det. Sgt. Nick Anderson 1963-09-15
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Series I've Got a Secret Unknown 1958
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1957-07-29
Series The DuPont Show of the Month Unknown 1957-09-29
Series The United States Steel Hour Unknown 1953-10-27
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02