- Name: Ben Gazzara
- Born: 08/28/1930
- Died: 02/03/2012 (81 years old)
- Occupation: Actor
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).
School: The New School,, Actors Studio
Alias: Biagio Anthony Gazzarra
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Death Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Ben Gazzara quotes :
It's up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You're either courageous or not. You have to find a way.Ben Gazzara