John Turturro Biography And Filmography Of The American Actor

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John Turturro

John Turturro
JOHN TURTURRO (Writer/Director/Fioravante) studied at the Yale School of Drama and for his theatrical debut played the title role in John Patrick Shanley’s “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea,” for which he won an Obie Award and a Theater World Award. He has since starred in the Off-Broadway plays “La Puta Vida Trilogy,” “Italian American Reconciliation,” Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame,” the title role in Bertolt Brecht’s “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,” “Souls of Naples,” Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame,” and the Broadway production of Yasmina Reza’s “Life (x) 3.” In 2011, Turturro appeared as Lopakhin in the highly acclaimed CSC production of “The Cherry Orchard.” He will be appearing in the title role of Henrik Ibsen’s “The Master Builder” at BAM for the spring 2013 season. Turturro has also directed plays, including the Off-Broadway production of the US premiere of Yasmina Reza’s “A Spanish Play” in 2007, and the 2011 Broadway production of “Relatively Speaking,” three one-act comedies by Ethan Coen, Elaine May, and Woody Allen.

Turturro was nominated for a SAG Award® for his portrayal of Howard Cosell in the television movie MONDAY NIGHT MAYHEM and won an Emmy® Award for his guest appearance on the series “Monk.” In 2007 he appeared in the miniseries “The Bronx is Burning” as notorious Yankee skipper Billy Martin, which garnered him a SAG Award® nomination.

Turturro has performed in over 60 films, including Spike Lee’s DO THE RIGHT THING, MO’ BETTER BLUES and JUNGLE FEVER, Robert Redford’s QUIZ SHOW, Francesco Rosi’s LA TREGUA, and Joel and Ethan Coen’s MILLER’S CROSSING, THE BIG LEBOWSKI and O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU? For his lead role in the Coen Brothers’ BARTON FINK. Turturro won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival. He also received Cannes’ Camera d’Or Award for his directorial debut, MAC, in 1991. Turturro has also directed ILLUMINATA, ROMANCE & CIGARETTES and PASSIONE: A MUSICAL

Filmography John Turturro

The Locals by Sue Kramer – 2015
Mia madre by Nanni Moretti – 2014
Fading Gigolo by John Turturro – 2013
Exodus by Ridley Scott – 2014
Hands of Stone by Jonathan Jakubowicz – 2014
Rio, eu te amo by Vicente Amorim, Guillermo Arriaga, Stephan Elliott, Sang-soo Im, Nadine Labaki, Fernando Meirelles, José Padilha, Carlos Saldanha, Paolo Sorrentino, John Turturro, Andrucha Waddington – 2014
God’s Pocket by John Slattery – 2014
Gods Behaving Badly by Marc Turtletaub – 2013
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me by Chiemi Karasawa – 2013
Cars 2 by John Lasseter, Brad Lewis – 2011
In the Shadow of No Towers by Marco Cappelli – 2011
Transformers: El lado oscuro de la luna by Michael Bay – 2011
Somewhere Tonight by Michael Di Jiacomo – 2011
Passione by John Turturro – 2010
Lost Bohemia by Josef Astor – 2010
Asalto al tren Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott – 2009
Prove per una tragedia siciliana by Roman Paska – 2009
The Human Factor: Exacting Revenge of the Fallen by Charles de Lauzirika – 2009
El Cascanueces en 3D by Andrey Konchalovskiy – 2009
Transformers: La venganza de los caídos by Michael Bay – 2009
Monk by Randall Zisk – 2002–2009
What Just Happened by Barry Levinson – 2008
The Good Shepherd by Robert de Niro – 2006
She Hate Me by Spike Lee – 2004
O’Brother Where Art Thou? by Joel Ethan Coen 2000
Illuminata by John Turturro – 1998
La Tregua by Francesco Rosi – 1997
Clockers by Spike Lee – 1995
Mac by John Turturro – 1992
Barton Fink by Joel, Ethan Coen – 1991
Miller’s Crossing byJoel Ethan Coen – 1990
Do the Right Thing by Spike Lee – 1989
The Color of Money by Martin Scorsese – 1986
Off Beat by Michael Dinner – 1986

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