Ben Gazzara


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Ben was born under the official name Gazzara, Biagio Anthony on August 28th, 1930. He died on February 3rd, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (pancreatic cancer). Known to his close friends as Benny, he has been a credited actor since the 1970 film Husbands.

Ben Gazzara has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. He has starred in two films including the 1979 drama movie Saint Jack as the character Jack Flowers and the 1970 comedy film Husbands playing Harry.

Ben has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in thirteen films including: the 2006 drama film Quiet Flows the Don as the character Gen. Secretov, the 2005 drama movie The Shore playing Mr. Bob Harris and the 2000 comedy release Very Mean Men cast as Gino Minetti.

Ben Gazzara has earned salaries up to $7500/week for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1999 crime film The Thomas Crown Affair, which brought in $69,000,000 at the box office.

Ben has stayed out of the media limelight, having been , captured in more than one pictorials and featured in two magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.


" (on making movies in Italy) You go where they love you.

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Father, with Janice Rule , of Elizabeth Gazzara .
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