John Cazale

1935 - 1978

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John Holland Cazale () (August 12, 1935 – March 13, 1978): 8  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 (1972), The Conversation (1974), The Godfather Part II (1974), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), and The Deer Hunter (1978), with the two Godfather films and The Deer Hunter winning. Cazale started as a theater actor in New York City, ranging from regional, to off-Broadway, to Broadway acting alongside Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, and Sam Waterston. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Cazale has received more than 8,056,180 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). John Cazale is the 243rd most popular actor (down from 237th in 2019), the 472nd most popular biography from United States (up from 475th in 2019) and the 127th most popular American Actor.

John Cazale is most famous for his role as Fredo in the Godfather series.

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  • 74.70

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  • 42

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  • 5.31

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  • 3.87

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Among actors, John Cazale ranks 243 out of 10,030Before him are Ian McShane, Roy Scheider, Mickey Rourke, Benny Hill, Marcel Marceau, and Paul Hogan. After him are Faye Dunaway, Alec Guinness, Errol Flynn, Warren Beatty, Richard Chamberlain, and Peter Sellers.

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Among people born in 1935, John Cazale ranks 22Before him are Erich von Däniken, Luis Suárez, Kenzaburō Ōe, Edward Said, Françoise Sagan, and Theo Angelopoulos. After him are Ágota Kristóf, Fairuz, Bibi Andersson, Omar Sívori, Faisal II of Iraq, and Mercedes Sosa. Among people deceased in 1978, John Cazale ranks 16Before him are Giorgio de Chirico, Ramón Mercader, Margaret Mead, Umberto Nobile, Anastas Mikoyan, and Manne Siegbahn. After him are Ricardo Zamora, Jim Jones, Hasso von Manteuffel, Willy Messerschmitt, Kurt Student, and Harold Lasswell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Cazale ranks 472 out of 15,968Before him are Roy Scheider (1932), Mickey Rourke (1952), Barbara McClintock (1902), Ernest Lawrence (1901), Edward Drinker Cope (1840), and T. S. Eliot (1888). After him are Paul Tibbets (1915), Theodore Dreiser (1871), Faye Dunaway (1941), Sarah Palin (1964), John Bardeen (1908), and Susan Sontag (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Cazale ranks 127Before him are Jessica Lange (1949), Sidney Poitier (1927), James Coburn (1928), Kim Basinger (1953), Roy Scheider (1932), and Mickey Rourke (1952). After him are Faye Dunaway (1941), Warren Beatty (1937), Richard Chamberlain (1934), Jared Leto (1971), Viggo Mortensen (1958), and Harold Lloyd (1893).

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