John Cassavetes

John Cassavetes
1929 - 1989

John Cassavetes  American Film Director


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John Cassavetes was previously married to Gena Rowlands (1954 - 1989).


American Film Director John Cassavetes was born John Nicholas Cassavetes on 9th December, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 3rd Feb 1989 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 59. He is most remembered for Pioneer of American independent film. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

John Cassavetes was in an on-screen matchup with Mia Farrow in Rosemary's Baby (1968).

John Cassavetes is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American film producers and American film directors.


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First Name John
Last Name Cassavetes
Full Name at Birth John Nicholas Cassavetes
Alternative Name Nick Colasanto
Age 59 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th December, 1929
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 3rd February, 1989
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Cirrhosis of the Liver
Buried Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Greek Orthodox
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Director, Actor
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame Pioneer of American independent film
Year(s) Active 1951–88, 1951–1989
Friend Ben Gazzara, Paul Falk

John Nicholas Cassavetes (Greek: Ιωάννης Νικόλαος Κασσαβέτης, ; 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."

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John Cassavetes59 SagittariusFilm Director
Gena Rowlands91 GeminiActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
FrankMaleGena Rowlands
NickMale21st May, 195962 years oldGena Rowlands
AlexandraFemale21st September, 196556 years oldGena Rowlands
ZoeFemale29th June, 197051 years oldGena Rowlands


King Kongs Faust1985Berlin Film Fest Footage (uncredited)Movie
Love Streams1984Robert HarmonMovie
Marvin & Tige1983Marvin StewartMovie
The Haircut1982Music Industry ExecutiveShort Film
The Incubus1981Sam CordellMovie
Whose Life Is It Anyway?1981Dr. Michael EmersonMovie
Flesh & Blood1979GusTV Movie
Brass Target1978Maj. Joe De LuccaMovie
The Fury1978ChildressMovie
Heroes1977VA Doctor (uncredited)Movie
Opening Night1977Maurice AaronsMovie
Nightside1977Carmine KellyTV Movie
Mikey and Nicky1976NickyMovie
Two-Minute Warning1976Sgt. ButtonMovie
Capone1975Frankie YaleMovie
Minnie and Moskowitz1971Jim (uncredited)Movie
Columbo1971Alex BenedictTV Show
Husbands1970Gus DemetriMovie
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium1969SteveMovie
Machine Gun McCain1969Hank McCainMovie
Bandits in Rome1968Mario CordaMovie
Rosemary's Baby1968Guy WoodhouseMovie
Devil's Angels1967CodyMovie
The Dirty Dozen1967Victor FrankoMovie
Off to See the Wizard1967General KaronosTV Show
The Legend of Jesse James1965Blackie DolanTV Show
The Long, Hot Summer1965Tim DemmingTV Show
The Killers1964Johnny NorthMovie
Profiles in Courage1964ParsonsTV Show
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea1964Everett LangTV Show
A Child Is Waiting1963Retarded Adult Who Walks Toward Camera (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
Alexander the Great1963KaronosTV Movie
Burke's Law1963Alfred Algernon, Carlos de Vega, Stephen CollinsTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Harrybell, Lou Rutledge, Sergeant Lee HarmonTV Show
Breaking Point1963Evan PriceTV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963Peter ChandlerTV Show
Channing1963Lloyd SullivanTV Show
Combat!1962KalbTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Lee Griffin, Rusty ConnorsTV Show
The Lloyd Bridges Show1962CastigoTV Show
The Virginian1962Jonah MacIntoshTV Show
The Webster Boy1962Vance MillerMovie
Too Late Blues1961On-Screen Trailer Host & Narrator (uncredited)Movie
Dr. Kildare1961Makin SaundTV Show
Our Virgin Island1959EvanMovie
Shadows1959Pedestrian (uncredited)Movie
Johnny Staccato1959Johnny Staccato, The KillerTV Show
Rawhide1959Cal FletcherTV Show
Saddle the Wind1958Tony SinclairMovie
Lux Playhouse1958Christo SierraTV Show
Pursuit1958Sam CaldwellTV Show
Edge of the City1957Axel NordmannMovie
Affair in Havana1957NickMovie
Alcoa Theatre1957Tony BenedettiTV Show
The O. Henry Playhouse1957TV Show
Crime in the Streets1956Frankie DaneMovie
Playhouse 901956Dexter GreenTV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Sam CobbettTV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955Max MarkheimTV Show
The Night Holds Terror1955Robert BatsfordMovie
Appointment with Adventure1955TV Show
Climax!1954Abel Wintery, Malcolm McCloudTV Show
The Elgin Hour1954Frankie Dane, Private Tommy FitchTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953JohnnyTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953JohnnyTV Show
You Are There1953PlatoTV Show
Taxi1953Bit Role (uncredited)Movie
Ponds Theater1953TV Show
Omnibus1952Pepe (segment "Paso Doble")TV Show
Fourteen Hours1951Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
Goodyear Playhouse1951Paul DavisTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Arthur, Clay CochranTV Show
Danger1950TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950First GuardTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
NBC Television Opera Theatre1949JokanaanTV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Paul GrecoTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947DannyTV Show
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Bohemian_SweetieBohemian_SweetieApr 30, 2009

Very intelligent films :)

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