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Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
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Barton Fink, Five Corners
Actor/Actress, Director, Writer
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John Michael Turturro (born February 28, 1957) is an American actor, writer, and director best known for his performances in Barton Fink (1991), Quiz Show (1994), The Big Lebowski (1998), and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). He has appeared in over sixty movies, and is well known for his ability to change both his demeanor and physique. Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Katherine, an amateur jazz singer who worked in a Navy yard during World War II, and Nicholas Turturro, a carpenter and construction worker who immigrated from Giovinazzo, Italy at the age of six and fought as a Navy serviceman in D-Day.
Turturro`s brothers are actor Nicholas Turturro and middle school art teacher Ralph Turturro. Actress Aida Turturro is Turturro`s cousin. He has two children, Amedeo (born 1990) and Diego (born 2000). Turturro is Roman Catholic and his wife, actress Katherine Borowitz, is Jewish.
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State University of New York at New Paltz, MFA, School of Drama, Yale University
Full Name at Birth
John Michael Turturro
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Nicholas Turturro, Ralph Turturro
John Michael Turturro (born February 28, 1957) is an American-Italian actor, writer and director known for his roles in the films Do the Right Thing (1989), Miller's Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), Quiz Show (1994), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) and the first three films in the Transformers film series (2007–2011). He has appeared in over sixty films, and has worked frequently with the Coen brothers, Adam Sandler and Spike Lee.