Ben Gazzara Rank
Ben Gazzara Rank
About Ben Gazzara
Ben Gazzara was an American actor best known for starring in such films as 1959's Anatomy of a Murder, 1976's Voyage of the Damned and 1998's The Big Lebowski. He received three Golden Globe Award nominations for his portrayal of Paul Bryan on NBC's TV drama series Run for Your Life.
He married, successively, actress Louise Erickson, actress Janice Rule and model Elke Krivat. He fathered two children from these marriages.
The only Emmy Award he won during his lifetime was in 2003 for his portrayal of Nick Piccolo from HBO's 2002 television movie Hysterical Blindness.
He was a lifelong heavy smoker, who at one point in his life used to smoke as many as 4 packets of cigarette every day. His decades of smoking eventually caused him to develop throat cancer in 1999.
He lost an astonishing 40 pounds while undergoing treatment for the throat cancer.
Famous quotes by Ben Gazzara
It's up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You're either courageous or not. You have to find a way.Ben Gazzara
Ben Gazzara's Popularity
Ben Gazzara was a famous American actor, who was born on September 28, 1930. As a person born on this date, Ben Gazzara is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (September 28) and the 44th most popular for the year (1930).
People born on September 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Ben Gazzara is the 698th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Ben Gazzara's birthday, Ben Gazzara is the 4726th most famous American and ranks 279th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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