Ben Gazzara

Ben Gazzara
1930 - 2012
Ben Gazzara  American Actor

Ben Gazzara dating history


Ben Gazzara was previously married to Elke Stuckmann (1982 - 2012), Janice Rule (1961 - 1982) and Louise Erickson (1951 - 1957).

Ben Gazzara was in relationships with Audrey Hepburn (1978), Elaine Stritch (1958 - 1960), Joanna Moore (1957) and Alicia Darr.

Ben Gazzara had encounters with Barbara Rush (1957) and Carroll Baker (1954).


American Actor Ben Gazzara passed away on 3rd Feb 2012 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA aged 81. Born Biagio Anthony Gazzara on 28th August, 1930 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA and educated at St. Simon Stock High School, Bronx, NY (1948), Ben Gazzara is most remembered for Bloodline in a career that spanned 1953–2011. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Ben Gazzara was in an on-screen matchup with Louise Lasser in Happiness (1998).

Ben Gazzara is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 30 years, 7 months 19 years, 10 months 7 years
Dating4 2 years 6 months, 10 days 1 month
Encounter2 1 month, 1 day 1 month, 1 day -
Total9 30 years, 7 months 6 years, 10 months 1 month


First Name Ben
Last Name Gazzara
Full Name at Birth Biagio Anthony Gazzara
Alternative Name Benny, Ben, Biagio Anthony Gazzara, Ben Gazzara
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th August, 1930
Birthplace Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died 3rd February, 2012
Place of Death Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Stuyvesant High School, St. Simon Stock High School, Bronx, NY (1948)
University City College of New York
Occupation Text Actor, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Bloodline
Year(s) Active 1953–2012, 1953–2011
Official Websites,,
Friend John Cassavetes, Peter Falk

Biagio Anthony Gazzarra (August 28, 1930 – February 3, 2012), known as Ben Gazzara, was an American film, stage, and television actor and director. His best-known films include Anatomy of a Murder (1959), The Bridge at Remagen (1969), Voyage of the Damned (1976), Inchon (1981), Road House (1989), The Big Lebowski (1998), Buffalo '66 (1998), Happiness (1998), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), Summer of Sam (1999), Dogville (2003) and Paris, je t'aime (2006). He was a recurring collaborator with John Cassavetes, working with him on Husbands (1970), The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976) and Opening Night (1977).

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Ben Gazzara81 VirgoActor
Elke Stuckmann-Spouse
Audrey Hepburn63 TaurusActress
Janice Rule72 LeoActress
Elaine Stritch89 AquariusActress
Joanna Moore63 ScorpioActress
Barbara Rush96 CapricornActress
Carroll Baker92 GeminiActress
Louise Erickson91 PiscesActress
Alicia Darr80Socialite


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ElizabethFemaleJanice Rule


Pupetta: Il coraggio e la passione2013Otello Di BellaTV Show
Chez Gino2011Oncle GiovanniMovie
Christopher Roth2010Paul AndersenMovie
Holy Money2009Vatican's BankerMovie
Looking for Palladin2008Jack PalladinMovie
Empire State Building Murders2008Paulie GenoveseTV Movie
Eve2008JoeShort Film
Donne sbagliate2007Franco MarescoTV Movie
Paris, je t'aime2006Ben (segment "Quartier Latin")Movie
And Quiet Flows the Don2006Gen. SecretovTV Show
L'onore e il rispetto2006FredTV Show
The Shore2005Mr. Bob HarrisMovie
Pope John Paul II2005Cardinal Agostino CasaroliTV Show
Schubert2005Don JoséMovie
Bonjour Michel2005Michele TerranovaMovie
Dogville2003Jack McKayMovie
L'ospite segreto2003SolomosMovie
Hysterical Blindness2002NickTV Movie
Brian's Song2001Coach HalasTV Movie
Believe2000Ellicott WinsloweMovie
Blue Moon2000Frank CavalloMovie
Home Sweet Hoboken2000Movie
Jack of Hearts2000BartossaMovie
Nella terra di nessuno2000L'avvocato ScalziMovie
The List2000D.A. Bernard SalmanMovie
Undertaker's Paradise2000JimMovie
Very Mean Men2000Gino MinettiMovie
Poor Liza2000The NarratorMovie
Shark in a Bottle2000The ArrangerMovie
Un bacio nel buio2000TV Movie
Piovuto dal cielo2000Cesare PalmieriTV Movie
Paradise Cove1999Duke ManteeMovie
Summer of Sam1999LuigiMovie
The Thomas Crown Affair1999Andrew WallaceMovie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999E.A.D.A.TV Show
Tre stelle1999Col. MarshallTV Show
Buffalo '661998Jimmy BrownMovie
Happiness1998Lenny JordanMovie
Illuminata1998Old FlavioMovie
The Big Lebowski1998Jackie TreehornMovie
Too Tired to Die1998John SageMovie
Angelo nero1998Padre GuelfiTV Movie
Il tesoro di Damasco1998Gregorio KosTV Movie
Farmer & Chase1997FarmerMovie
Shadow Conspiracy1997Vice President SaxonMovie
Stag1997Frank GriecoMovie
The Spanish Prisoner1997KleinMovie
Vicious Circles1997MarchMovie
The Notorious 71997Dom DiabloTV Movie
Ladykiller1996Lt. Jack 'Jigsaw' LaskyMovie
Strangers1996DoctorTV Show
Una donna in fuga1996Don PeppeTV Movie
The Zone1995Dick AlthorpMovie
Convict Cowboy1995Warden FergusonTV Movie
Nefertiti, figlia del sole1995Amenophis IIIMovie
Sherwood's Travels1994Raphael de PietroMovie
Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O'Hara Story1994PapaTV Movie
Parallel Lives1994Charlie DukeTV Movie
Les hirondelles ne meurent pas à Jerusalem1994MosheMovie
Blindsided1993Ira GoldTV Movie
Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage1993Joseph BonannoTV Movie
Els De Davant/Los De Enfrente1993Movie
Lies Before Kisses1991Grant SandersTV Movie
Per sempre1991Marcello RondiMovie
People Like Us1990Gus BaileyTV Movie
Beyond the Ocean1990John TanaMovie
Quicker Than the Eye1990Ben NorrellMovie
Road House1989Brad WesleyMovie
Cycle Simenon1989JohnTV Show
Don Bosco1988Don BoscoMovie
Control1987Mike ZellaMovie
Police Story: The Freeway Killings1987Capt. Tom WrightTV Movie
Downpayment on Murder1987Harry CardellTV Movie
Il camorrista1986Il ProfessoreMovie
Champagne amer1986Paul RivièreMovie
A Letter to Three Wives1985Porter HollowayTV Movie
An Early Frost1985Nick PiersonTV Movie
Figlio mio infinitamente caro1985Avv. Antonio MorelliMovie
Woman of Wonders1985AlbertoMovie
A Proper Scandal1984The man with no memoryMovie
Hollywood's Most Sensational Mysteries1984NarratorTV Movie
La ragazza di Trieste1982Dino RomaniMovie
A Question of Honor1982Detective Joe DeFalcoTV Movie
Inchon1981Maj. Frank HallsworthMovie
Tales of Ordinary Madness1981Charles SerkingMovie
They All Laughed1981John RussoMovie
Bloodline1979Rhys WilliamsMovie
Saint Jack1979Jack FlowersMovie
Opening Night1977Manny VictorMovie
The Death of Richie1977George WernerTV Movie
The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald1977Anson 'Kip' RobertsTV Movie
High Velocity1976Clifford BaumgartnerMovie
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie1976Cosmo VittelliMovie
Voyage of the Damned1976Morris Troper, TroperMovie
Capone1975Al CaponeMovie
QB VII1974Abe CadyTV Show
The Neptune Factor1973Cmdr. Adrian BlakeMovie
Maneater1973Nick BaronTV Movie
Pursuit1972Steven GravesTV Movie
When Michael Calls1972Doremus ConnellyTV Movie
Afyon oppio1972Giuseppe 'Joe' CoppolaMovie
Fireball Forward1972Maj. Gen. Joe BarrettTV Movie
The Family Rico1972Eddie RicoTV Movie
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium1969Card PlayerMovie
The Bridge at Remagen1969Sgt. AngeloMovie
A Rage to Live1965Roger BannonMovie
Run for Your Life1965Paul BryanTV Show
Carol for Another Christmas1964FredTV Movie
Arrest and Trial1963Det. Nick Anderson, Det. Sgt. Nick AndersonTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963SidneyTV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963Paul BryanTV Show
Convicts 41962John ReskoMovie
Conquered City1962Capt. George StubbsMovie
The Young Doctors1961Dr. David ColemanMovie
Cry Vengeance!1961DaviddeTV Movie
Risate di gioia1960LelloMovie
Anatomy of a Murder1959Lt. Frederick ManionMovie
The Strange One1957Jocko De ParisMovie
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Carlos PerezTV Show
Armchair Theatre1956Jim MasonTV Show
Playhouse 901956M. Paul, Stanley CarrTV Show
Justice1954TV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Richard Elgin Jr.TV Show
Medallion Theatre1953DickTV Show
Danger1950TV Show
The Web1950TV Show
Treasury Men in Action1950BowmanTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947Moony - Story #3TV Show
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Carol RandallSep 22, 2009

I saw Ben at Sahara`s in Las Vegas recently, does he own the place?

nerlDec 3, 2008

I recently saw Mr. Gazzarra on a show about the top 10 movies and he looked different and his voice sounded animated. What`s wrong?

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