John Cassavetes9th Dec 1929 — 3rd Feb 1989 (Aged: 59) · New York City, New York, U.S.
John Nicholas Cassavetes (December 9, 1929 – February 3, 1989) was an American actor, screenwriter and filmmaker. He appeared in many Hollywood films. He is most notable as a pioneer of American independent film. His films are noted for their use of improvisation and a realistic cinéma vérité style.