Image of Ben Gazzara

Ben Gazzara

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Biagio Anthony Gazzarra (August 28, 1930 – February 3, 2012), known as Ben Gazzara, was an American film, stage, and television actor and director. His best known films include Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Voyage of the Damned (1976), Inchon (1981), Road House (1989), The Big Lebowski (1998), Happiness (1998), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), Summer of Sam (1999), Dogville (2003) and Paris, je t'aime (2006). He was a recurring collaborator with John Cassavetes, working with him on Husbands (1970), The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976) and Opening Night (1977). As the star of the television series Run for Your Life (1965-1968), Gazzarra was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards and two Emmy Awards. He won his first, and only, Emmy Award for his role in the television film Hysterical Blindness (2002). Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben Gazzara, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.    

Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Aug 28, 1930 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Road House 1989-05-19
Latest Project:
Movie Paris, Je T'Aime 2006-05-16
Known For
Movie Paris, Je T'Aime Ben (Quartier Latin) 2006-05-16
Movie Dogville Confessions Himself 2004-06-27
Movie Dogville Jack McKay 2003-05-19
Movie The Big Lebowski Jackie Treehorn 1998-03-06
Movie The Spanish Prisoner Mr. Klein 1998-01-07
Movie Shadow Conspiracy Vicepresident Saxon 1997-01-31
Movie Road House Brad Wesley 1989-05-19