John Cazale

John Cazale (* 12. August 1935 in bad clay/tone, Massachusetts; † 12. March 1978 in New York town center) was an US-American actor.

The italienischstämmige Cazale began its career after the play study in bad clay/tone as a theatre actor and became by its appearance in the piece of The Indian Wants the Bronx (1967) a celebrated Broadway - star. On the stage he became acquainted with also aluminium Pacino , which persuaded its friend, for Francis Ford Coppolas film the godfather to call - Cazale of suppl. corroding ores promptly the role of the Fredo, which he transferred two years later in the continuation again.

A second role transferred Cazale to Coppolas the dialogue, which won with the Filmfestival in Cannes 1974 as the best film. 1976 got engaged Cazale with its play colleague Meryl Streep and for golden the Globe as best Nebendarsteller into dog steam turbine and gas turbine systems were nominated.

At the age of forty years gotten sick Cazale at bone cancer, but he accepted a last role into those by hell goes. Its state of health forced director Michael Cimino to turn its scenes off first but when the production company universal from the deadly illness experienced, they wanted to replace to Cazale. Under protests of the crew they discharged of this plan. Streep maintained Cazale up to its death.

Although John Cazale played theatres continuously, it became for its short film work the legend. The five features, in which it played only Nebenrollen, were nominated all for the OSCAR as the best film, about which the godfather, the godfather II and those go through hell also won.

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