John Cazale

Born: 1936, Boston
Died: 12 March 1978, New York City

Highlighted works

  • The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter

    Along with Apocalypse Now, Michael Cimino’s brutal but ultimately contemplative war movie is a key American cinematic take on the Vietnam conflict.

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    Dog Day Afternoon

    Director Sidney Lumet’s persuasive recreation of a real-life hostage incident is centred around Al Pacino’s touching performance as a comically inept bank robber.

  • The Godfather Part II

    The Godfather Part II

    The expansive second part of Francis Ford Coppola’s Mafia saga continues the Corleone family story, charting in parallel young Vito’s earlier rise to prominence.

  • The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The first of Francis Ford Coppola’s epic trilogy about the Corleone crime family is the disturbing story of a son drawn inexorably into his father’s Mafia affairs.

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