John Cassavetes TV Actor

John Cassavetes
Birth Place:
New York City, New York
United States of America
December 9, 1929
Death Date:
February 3, 1989 (age 59)
Birth Sign:

He was born on December 09, 1929 (died on February 03, 1989, he was 59 years old) as John Nicholas Cassavetes. His nickname was Cassavetes John Nicholas.


John Nicholas Cassavetes was a Greek-American actor film director and screenwriter. He acted in many Hollywood films notably Rosemary's Baby and The Dirty Dozen. Cassevetes was also a pioneer of American independent film by writing and directing over a dozen movies some of which he partially self-financed and which pioneered the use of improvisation and a realistic cinéma vérité style. read more

His Parents

Katherine Cassavetes
Katherine Cassavetes
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His mother was American actor His mother died at the age of 76 (John was 53 years old). When John born she was 23 years old.

Is John Cassavetes still alive?

No, he died on 02/03/1989, 32 years ago. He was 59 years old when he died. Cause of death: liver cirrhosis. He died in Los Angeles and buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery .

What was John's zodiac sign?

John Cassavetes zodiac sign was sagittarius.


His first feature film was Rosemary's Baby (1968, as Guy Woodhouse). He was 38 when he starred in this movie. Since 1968, he has appeared in 72 feature films. The last one is Arena - John Cassavetes (1989). In this movie, we watched him as himself .

His first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

Awards (3)

Nominated Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1966 , nominated Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay in 1967 , nominated Academy Award for Best Director in 1973 ,


He graduated from American Academy Of Dramatic Arts and Colgate University


  • Gena Rowlands

    Gena Rowlands, Actress

    He married with Gena Rowlands (89), in 1954. John Cassavetes was 24 and Gena Rowlands was 23 years old. After 35 years, in 1989 John passed away.


He had three children, Nick (61) , Alexandra (55) and Zoe (50) . When his first child, Nick Cassavetes, was born, John Cassavetes was 29 years old.

John Cassavetes Movies (72)

John Cassavetes TV Shows

John Cassavetes movie characters

When is John Cassavetes's next birthday?

John Cassavetes was born on the , which was a Monday

His real name:
Birth name of John Cassavetes is John Nicholas Cassavetes

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