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.
John Michael Turturro
Thursday, 28 February 1957
|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|