Knowledge Identifier: +John_Turturro
American actor, writer and director known for his roles in the films Do the Right Thing , Millers Crossing , Barton Fink , Quiz Show , The Big Lebowski , O Brother, Where Art Thou- and the Transformers film series
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1957.
Countries: United States (67%), Italy (9%), United Kingdom (9%)
Linked to: Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, State University of New York at New Paltz, Yale School of Drama
John C. McGinley - He was noticed by a casting scout while working as John Turturro's understudy in John Patrick Shanley's 1984 production of "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea", which led to a successful audition for the role of Sergeant Red O'Neill in the Oscar-winning "Platoon"
Nicolas Winding Refn - In 2003, Refn directed and wrote his first U.S.-based Hollywood film, "Fear X", which starred John Turturro
Ronald Pickup - In 2004, he appeared in the movie "Secret Passage" alongside John Turturro
Hannah Taylor-Gordon - In the 2004 film "Secret Passage", Taylor-Gordon played a supporting role alongside John Turturro
In 2006 he appeared in Robert De Niro's "The Good Shepherd", and as the Sector 7 agent Simmons in three films of the "Transformers" live-action series
Endgame (play) - In 2008 there was a brief revival staged at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that starred John Turturro as Hamm, Max Casella as Clov, Alvin Epstein as Nagg and Elaine Stritch as Nell
Fading Gigolo - "'Fading Gigolo"' is a 2013 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring John Turturro
The Big Lebowski - A spin-off based on John Turturro's character, titled "Going Places", was filmed in 2017, with Turturro acting as writer and director