John Cassavetes

1929 - 1989

John Cassavetes

John Nicholas Cassavetes (; December 9, 1929 – February 3, 1989) was an American actor, film director, and screenwriter. First known as an actor on television and in film, Cassavetes also became a pioneer of American independent cinema, writing and directing movies financed in part with income from his acting work. AllMovie called him "an iconoclastic maverick," while The New Yorker suggested that he "may be the most influential American director of the last half century."As an actor, Cassavetes starred in notable Hollywood films throughout the 1950s and 1960s, including Edge of the City (1957), The Dirty Dozen (1967), and Rosemary's Baby (1968). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Cassavetes has received more than 3,322,364 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 288th most popular actor.

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Among actors, John Cassavetes ranks 287 out of 8,832Before him are Talia Shire, Alec Guinness, Dwayne Johnson, Gene Kelly, Martin Landau, and Errol Flynn. After him are Romina Power, Isabelle Adjani, Larry Hagman, Ornella Muti, Virna Lisi, and Demi Moore.

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Among people born in 1929, John Cassavetes ranks 34Before him are Murray Gell-Mann, Hafizullah Amin, Djalma Santos, Imelda Marcos, Graham Hill, and Lennart Johansson. After him are Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Bill Evans, Rudolf Mössbauer, Zdzisław Beksiński, James Last, and Ágnes Heller. Among people deceased in 1989, John Cassavetes ranks 31Before him are Silvana Mangano, Daphne du Maurier, Emilio Segrè, Thomas Bernhard, Ferdinand Marcos, and Hermann Oberth. After him are John Hicks, William Shockley, George Beadle, Leon Festinger, Guy Williams, and Danilo Kiš.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Cassavetes ranks 567 out of 12,171Before him are David Copperfield (1956), Dwayne Johnson (1972), Gene Kelly (1912), Martin Landau (1928), Gwen Stefani (1969), and Louise Hay (1926). After him are Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Jim Jones (1931), Romina Power (1951), Ambrose Bierce (1842), Larry Hagman (1931), and Paul Morphy (1837).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Cassavetes ranks 154Before him are Gena Rowlands (1930), Liza Minnelli (1946), Talia Shire (1946), Dwayne Johnson (1972), Gene Kelly (1912), and Martin Landau (1928). After him are Romina Power (1951), Larry Hagman (1931), Demi Moore (1962), Ellen Burstyn (1932), Robert Mitchum (1917), and Ed Harris (1950).