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John Cassavetes

Birthplace: New York New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA, Ελλάς
Death: Died
Cause of death: Cirrhosis of the liver contributed by alcohol
Place of Burial: Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California
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Son of Nicholas John Cassavetes and KATHERINE DEMETRE
Husband of <private> Cassavetes (Rolands)
Father of <private> Cassavetes

Occupation: Actor
Managed by: George Paxinos Bodill
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About John Cassavetes

John Nicholas Cassavetes (in Greek: Ιωάννης Νικόλαος Κασσαβέτης; December 9, 1929 – February 3, 1989) was an American actor, film director and screenwriter. He acted in many Hollywood films, notably Rosemary's Baby (1968) and The Dirty Dozen (1967). 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. He studied acting with Don Richardson, using an acting technique based on muscle memory. Nick Cassavetes is his son.


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December 9, 1929
February 3, 1989
Age 59
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California