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Birth Name: John Nicholas Cassavetes

Born: 9 December 1929 Died: 3 February 1989

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 7"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Gena Rowlands


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John Nicholas Cassavetes was a Greek-American actor, film director and screenwriter. Cassavetes was a pioneer of American independent film, by writing and directing over a dozen movies, some of which he partially self-financed, which pioneered the use of improvisation and a realistic cinéma vérité style. He also acted in many Hollywood films, notably Rosemary's Baby (1968) and The Dirty Dozen (1967). He studied acting with Don Richardson, using an acting technique based on muscle memory. His children Nick Cassavetes, Zoe Cassavetes and Xan Cassavetes are also filmmakers.
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1. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
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7.8
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2. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
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7.6
464 Watched
3. Shadows (1959)
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7.5
158 Watched
4. Opening Night (1977)
Rating:
8.2
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5. The Fury (1978)
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6.3
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2. Faces (1968)
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7.9
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3. Shadows (1959)
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5. Opening Night (1977)
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2. Faces (1968)
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3. Shadows (1959)
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7.3
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5. Opening Night (1977)
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7.9
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2. Columbo (1971)
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5. Today (1952)
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6
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1. Columbo (1971)
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