John Turturro is an Emmy Award winning American actor. He created the title role of John Patrick Shanley’s “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea” at the Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center in 1983 and repeated it the following year Off-Broadway and won an Obie Award.
A versatile actor comfortable with both comedy and drama, Turturro also had an extended collaboration with the Coen Brothers, appearing in their films “Miller’s Crossing” (1990), “Barton Fink” (1991), “The Big Lebowski” (1998) and “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” (2000). He has also appeared in many Spike Lee movies, including “Do the Right Thing” and “He Got Game.” Other movies Turturro has appeared in are “Anger Management” and “Secret Window.” Turturro was the producer, director and actor of the film “Illuminata” (1999), which also starred his wife Katherine Borowitz.
He wrote and directed the film “Romance and Cigarettes” (2005) and appeared in “The Good Shepherd” as the right hand man of C.I.A. man Edward Wilson.
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