Ben Gazzara

Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 74
Biagio Anthony Gazzarra, known as Ben Gazzara, was an American film, stage, and television actor and director. His best known films include Anatomy of a Murder (1959), The Bridge at Remagen (1969), Voyage of the Damned (1976), Inchon (1981), Road House (1989), The Big Lebowski (1998), Buffalo '66 (1998), Happiness (1998), The Thomas Crown Affair... read more

Biagio Anthony Gazzarra, known as Ben Gazzara, was an American film, stage, and television actor and director. His best known films include Anatomy of a Murder (1959), The Bridge at Remagen (1969), Voyage of the Damned (1976), Inchon (1981), Road House (1989), The Big Lebowski (1998), Buffalo '66 (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).

Birth Name

Biagio Anthony Gazzara

Born

Thursday, 28 August 1930

Died

Friday, 03 February 2012

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film Himself / Self 2014
Giuseppe Tornatore: Every Film My First Film Self 2013
Love, Marilyn Self 2012
Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s Self 2012
The 84th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2012
Chez Gino Oncle Giovanni 2011
Christopher Roth Paul Andersen 2010
13 Schlondorff 2010
Holy Money Vatican's Banker 2009
Eve Joe 2008
Empire State Building Murders Paulie Genovese 2008
Looking for Palladin Jack Palladin 2008
Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies Self 2008
Donne sbagliate Franco Maresco 2007
L'onore e il rispetto Fred 2006
Paris, je t'aime Ben (segment "Quartier Latin") / Ben (Quartier Latin) 2006
Faith: Pope John Paul II Cardinal Agostino Casaroli 2005
Bonjour Michel 2005
The Tony Danza Show Self - Guest 2004
Los Angeles Plays Itself Jackie Treehorn in The Big Lebowski 2003
Dogville Confessions Himself / Self 2003
Dogville Jack McKay 2003
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There Self 2003
Hysterical Blindness Nick 2002
Brian's Song Coach Halas 2001
Home Sweet Hoboken 2001
The List D.A. Bernard Salman 2000
Very Mean Men Gino Minetti 2000
Believe Ellicott Winslowe 2000
Blue Moon Frank Cavallo 2000
A Constant Forge Self 2000
Poor Liza The Narrator 2000
Jack of Hearts Bartossa / Batossa 1999
Shark in a Bottle The Arranger 1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit E.A.D.A. 1999
The Thomas Crown Affair Andrew Wallace 1999
Summer of Sam Luigi 1999
Illuminata Old Flavio 1999
Happiness Lenny Jordan 1998
Marilyn in Manhattan Self 1998
The Big Lebowski Jackie Treehorn 1998
Too Tired to Die John Sage 1998
Buffalo '66 Jimmy Brown 1998
The Spanish Prisoner Mr. Klein / Klein 1998
Valentine's Day Joe Buddha 1998
Stag Frank Grieco 1997
Shadow Conspiracy Vice President Saxon / Vicepresident Saxon 1997
Farmer & Chase Farmer 1997
Vicious Circles March 1997
Ladykiller Lt. Jack 'Jigsaw' Lasky 1996
Mundo VIP Self 1996
Strangers Doctor 1996
John Cassavetes: To Risk Everything to Express It All Himself / Self 1996
The Zone Dick Althorp 1995
Convict Cowboy Warden / Warden Ferguson 1995
Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O'Hara Story Papa 1994
Paleoworld Narrator 1994
Parallel Lives Charlie Duke 1994
Sherwood's Travels Raphael de Pietro 1994
Anything for John Self 1993
Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage Joseph Bonanno 1993
Blindsided Ira Gold 1993
Forever Marcelo / Marcello Rondi 1991
Lies Before Kisses Grant Sanders 1991
People Like Us Gus Bailey 1990
Road House Brad Wesley 1989
Don Bosco Don Bosco / Don Giovanni Bosco 1988
Police Story: The Freeway Killings Capt. Tom Wright 1987
Control Mike Zella 1987
Il camorrista Il Professore 1986
Champagne amer Paul Rivière 1986
An Early Frost Nick Pierson 1985
Night of 100 Stars II Self 1985
Woman of Wonders Alberto 1985
A Proper Scandal The man with no memory 1984
Inchon Maj. Frank Hallsworth 1982
A Question of Honor Detective Joe DeFalco 1982
They All Laughed John Russo 1981
Storie di ordinaria follia Charles Serking 1981
Bloodline Rhys Williams 1979
Saint Jack Jack Flowers 1979
Opening Night Manny Victor 1977
The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald Anson 'Kip' Roberts 1977
The Death of Richie George Werner 1977
The Paul Ryan Show Self 1977
Voyage of the Damned Troper / Morris Troper 1976
High Velocity Clifford Baumgartner 1976
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie Cosmo Vittelli 1976
Capone Al Capone 1975
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
QB VII Abe Cady 1974
The American Parade Self - Narrator 1974
Maneater Nick Baron 1973
The Neptune Factor Cmdr. Adrian Blake 1973
You'll Never See Me Again 1973
The Sicilian Connection Joseph Coppola / Giuseppe 'Joe' Coppola 1972
Pursuit Steven Graves 1972
Fireball Forward Maj. Gen. Joe Barrett 1972
When Michael Calls Doremus Connelly 1972
Husbands Harry 1970
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Self 1970
The Joe Namath Show Self 1969
The David Frost Show Self - Guest 1969
The Bridge at Remagen Sgt. Angelo 1969
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Card Player 1969
The Jerry Lewis Show Self 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self 1967
A Rage to Live Roger Bannon 1965
Run for Your Life Paul Bryan 1965
Carol for Another Christmas Fred 1964
Thermidor (voice) 1964
ABC's Nightlife Self 1964
Kraft Suspense Theatre Paul Bryan 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Sidney 1963
Arrest and Trial Detective Sergeant Nick Anderson / Det. Sgt. Nick Anderson, Det. Sgt. Nick Anderson, Detective Sergeant Nick Anderson / Det. Nick Anderson 1963
Conquered City Captain George Stubbs / Capt. George Stubbs 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
The Merv Griffin Show Himself 1962
Convicts 4 John Resko 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Actor, Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Guest 1961
Password Self 1961
The Young Doctors Dr. David Coleman 1961
The Passionate Thief Lello 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
Anatomy of a Murder Lt. Frederick Manion 1959
The DuPont Show of the Month Carlos Perez 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
The Strange One Jocko De Paris 1957
Playhouse 90 M. Paul, Stanley Carr 1956
Armchair Theatre Jim Mason 1956
The United States Steel Hour Richard Elgin Jr. 1953
Medallion Theatre Dick 1953
Treasury Men in Action Bowman 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Guest Panelist, Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Kraft Theatre Moony - Story #3 1947

Director Filmography

2003 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Won
1986 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1968 Golden Globe Best TV Star - Male Nominated
1968 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series Nominated
1967 Golden Globe Best TV Star - Male Nominated
1967 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series Nominated
1966 Golden Globe Best TV Star - Male Nominated
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