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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 9,186,182 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). John Cazale is the 347th most popular actor (down from 243rd in 2019), the 642nd most popular biography from United States (down from 472nd in 2019) and the 178th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 4.24

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Among actors, John Cazale ranks 347 out of 9,996Before him are Petr Shelokhonov, Raquel Welch, Talia Shire, Donald Pleasence, Dan Aykroyd, and Maurice Chevalier. After him are Bibi Andersson, Carrie Fisher, John Cleese, Sally Field, Heath Ledger, and Nancy Reagan.

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Among people born in 1935, John Cazale ranks 28Before him are Ágota Kristóf, Faisal II of Iraq, Fairuz, Omar Sívori, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Mercedes Sosa. After him are Bibi Andersson, Omar Bongo, Gherman Titov, Udo Lattek, Adnan Khashoggi, and Harvey J. Alter. Among people deceased in 1978, John Cazale ranks 24Before him are Ronnie Peterson, Ricardo Zamora, Kurt Student, Hasso von Manteuffel, Willy Messerschmitt, and Harold Lasswell. After him are Harry Martinson, Houari Boumédiène, Claude François, Norman Rockwell, W. Eugene Smith, and Herta Oberheuser.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Cazale ranks 642 out of 18,182Before him are Ben Roy Mottelson (1926), Edgar Cayce (1877), Jimmy Wales (1966), Martin Lewis Perl (1927), Martin Cooper (1928), and Hulk Hogan (1953). After him are Dennis Ritchie (1941), Bill Cosby (1937), Tommy Hilfiger (1951), Anne Rice (1941), George A. Romero (1940), and William Hanna (1910).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Cazale ranks 178Before him are Ron Perlman (1950), Jeff Goldblum (1952), Telly Savalas (1922), Robert Wagner (1930), Raquel Welch (1940), and Talia Shire (1946). After him are Carrie Fisher (1956), Sally Field (1946), Nancy Reagan (1921), Frances McDormand (1957), Brandon Lee (1965), and Tim Robbins (1958).

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