John Turturro

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John Michael Turturro is an American actor, writer and filmmaker, known for his association with the independent film movement. He has appeared in over sixty feature films and has worked frequently with the Coen brothers, Adam Sandler and Spike Lee. He began acting on-screen in the early 1980s, with his mainstream breakthrough coming with Lee's Do... read more

John Michael Turturro is an American actor, writer and filmmaker, known for his association with the independent film movement. He has appeared in over sixty feature films and has worked frequently with the Coen brothers, Adam Sandler and Spike Lee. He began acting on-screen in the early 1980s, with his mainstream breakthrough coming with Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989) and the Coens' Miller's Crossing (1990) and Barton Fink (1991), for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival. His subsequent roles included Herb Stempel in Quiz Show (1994), Jesus Quintana in The Big Lebowski (1998) and The Jesus Rolls (2020), Pete in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Seymour Simmons in the Transformers film series and Carmine Falcone in the DC Extended Universe.

Birth Name

John Michael Turturro

Born

Thursday, 28 February 1957

Actor Filmography

The Batman Carmine Falcone 2021
Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time- Vol. 1 Midnight Madness Self 2020
The Plot Against America Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf 2020
The True Adventures of Wolfboy Mr. Silk 2019
Green Eggs and Ham Goat (voice), Goat 2019
The Jesus Rolls Jesus Quintana / Jesus 2019
The Movies Pino (archive footage) 2019
Gloria Bell Arnold 2019
The Name of the Rose William of Baskerville, Guglielmo da Baskerville 2019
Frank Serpico Himself 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Batman Carmine Falcone 2021
Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time- Vol. 1 Midnight Madness Self 2020
The Plot Against America Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf 2020
The True Adventures of Wolfboy Mr. Silk 2019
Green Eggs and Ham Goat (voice), Goat 2019
The Jesus Rolls Jesus Quintana / Jesus 2019
The Movies Pino (archive footage) 2019
Gloria Bell Arnold 2019
The Name of the Rose William of Baskerville, Guglielmo da Baskerville 2019
Frank Serpico Himself 2017
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee 2017
Landline Alan Jacobs 2017
Transformers: The Last Knight Agent Simmons 2017
74th Golden Globe Awards Himself - Nominee 2017
Hands Of Stone Frankie Carbo 2016
The Night Of Jack Stone 2016
The Ridiculous 6 Abner Doubleday 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest, Self 2015
Difficult People Dusty 2015
Mia Madre Barry Huggins 2015
Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells Ingegner Lombelli 2015
Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus - Gods and Kings Himself 2015
Senza Lucio Himself 2015
The New Yorker Presents Patient 2015
Exodus: Gods And Kings Seti 2014
Rio, I Love You Homem (segment "Quando não há Mais Amor") 2014
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi Himself 2014
God's Pocket Arthur 'Bird' Capezio 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2014
The Italian Americans Himself 2014
Gods Behaving Badly Hades 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Fading Gigolo Fioravante 2013
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Himself 2013
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
In the Shadow of No Towers Narrator (voice) 2011
Somewhere Tonight Leroy 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Simmons 2011
Cars 2 Francesco Bernoulli 2011
Lost Bohemia Himself 2011
Big Morning Buzz Live Himself 2011
The Nutcracker In 3D The Rat King 2010
Passione Himself 2010
Talk Stoop Himself - Guest 2009
Prove per una tragedia siciliana 2009
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Agent Simmons 2009
The Taking Of Pelham 123 Camonetti 2009
What Just Happened Dick Bell 2008
Miracle At St. Anna Detective Antonio 'Tony' Ricci 2008
You Don't Mess With the Zohan Phantom 2008
Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies Himself 2008
Christmas Story Iisakki (voice) 2007
Margot At The Wedding Jim 2007
The Bronx Is Burning Billy Martin 2007
Transformers Agent Simmons 2007
Flight of the Conchords Credits Cop 2007
Brando Himself 2007
Slipstream Harvey Brickman 2007
The Good Shepherd Ray Brocco 2006
Rachael Ray Self 2006
A Few Days in September William Pound 2006
Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow (archive footage) 2006
Sacco and Vanzetti Vanzetti (voice) 2006
Romance & Cigarettes Male Dancer & Singer 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation Son 2005
Broadway: The American Musical Aldo Silvano (archive footage) 2004
She Hate Me Don Angelo Bonasera 2004
The Filmmaker and the Labyrinth Himself 2004
2BPerfectlyHonest Roberto 2004
Secret Window John Shooter 2004
Secret Passage Paolo Zane 2004
Opopomoz (voice) 2003
Anger Management Chuck 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self - Guest 2003
Fear X Harry 2003
Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Film on Terrence Malick Himself 2002
Monk Ambrose Monk 2002
Mr. Deeds Emilio Lopez 2002
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing Walker 2002
Collateral Damage Sean Armstrong 2002
Monday Night Mayhem Howard Cosell 2002
Last Call with Carson Daly Himself - Guest 2002
Monkeybone Voice of Monkeybone (voice) 2001
The Man Who Cried Dante Dominio 2000
The Luzhin Defence Aleksandr Ivanovich 'Sascha' Luzhin 2000
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Pete Hogwallop 2000
Company Man Crocker Johnson 2000
Two Thousand and None Benjamin Kasparian 2000
Cradle Will Rock Aldo Silvano 2000
Summer of Sam Voice of Harvey the Dog 1999
Illuminata Tuccio 1999
The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation Allen Ginsberg 1999
Rounders Joey Knish 1998
He Got Game Coach Billy Sunday 1998
O.K. Garage Johnny Candellano 1998
The Big Lebowski Jesus Quintana 1998
Animals with the Tollkeeper Tuxedo Man 1998
Lesser Prophets Leon 1997
Split Screen Himself 1997
The Truce Primo Levi 1997
Grace Of My Heart Joel Millner 1996
Box Of Moonlight Al Fountain 1996
Girl 6 Murray - the Agent 1996
Sugartime Sam Giancana 1995
Unstrung Heroes Sid Lidz 1995
Clockers Det. Larry Mazilli 1995
At Sundance Himself 1995
Search And Destroy Ron 1995
The Search for One-eye Jimmy Disco Bean 1994
Quiz Show Herbie Stempel 1994
Baseball Voice, Himself, Various 1994
Being Human Lucinnius 1994
Fearless Dr. Bill Perlman 1993
Frasier Guest Caller - Grant, Grant 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Mac Niccolo (Mac) Vitelli 1992
HBO First Look Himself (archive footage), Himself 1992
Brain Donors Roland T. Flakfizer 1992
Barton Fink Barton Fink 1991
Jungle Fever Paulie Carbone 1991
Miller's Crossing Bernie Bernbaum 1990
State of Grace Nick 1990
Mo' Better Blues Moe Flatbush 1990
King of New York 1990
Catchfire Pinella 1990
Men Of Respect Mike Battaglia 1990
Making Do the Right Thing Himself 1989
Do the Right Thing Pino 1989
Sidewalks Entertainment Himself - Guest 1994
The Fortunate Pilgrim Larry 1988
The Sicilian Pisciotta 1987
Five Corners Heinz 1987
The Color of Money Julian 1986
Off Beat Neil Pepper 1986
Hannah and Her Sisters Writer 1986
Gung Ho Willie 1986
To Live and Die in L.A. Carl Cody 1985
Desperately Seeking Susan Ray 1985
The Flamingo Kid Ted from Pinky's 1984
Miami Vice David Traynor 1984
Exterminator 2 Guy #1 1984
Raging Bull Man at Webster Hall Table 1980
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host / Various 1975

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2017 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
2004 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Won
1995 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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