John Cazale

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John Cazale
Born
John Holland Cazale

(1935-08-12)August 12, 1935
DiedMarch 13, 1978(1978-03-13) (aged 42)
Cause of deathLung cancer
EducationOberlin College
Boston University (BFA)
OccupationActor
Years active1959–1978
Height5 ft 10 12 in (179 cm)
Partner(s)Meryl Streep (1976–1978; until his death)[1]

John Holland Cazale (/kəˈzl/, Italian: [kadˈdzaːle]) (August 12, 1935 – March 13, 1978) was an American actor. He appeared in five movies over six years, all of which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture: The Godfather (1972), The Conversation (1974), The Godfather Part II (1974), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), and The Deer Hunter (1978)

References[change | change source]

  1. Callahan, Maureen (April 23, 2016). "The tragic romance that shaped Meryl Streep's life". New York Post.