John Holland Cazale (//, Italian: [kadˈdzaːle]) (August 12, 1935 – March 13, 1978) was an American actor. He appeared in five movies over six years, all of which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture: The Godfather (1972), The Conversation (1974), The Godfather Part II (1974), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), and The Deer Hunter (1978)
John Holland Cazale
August 12, 1935
Revere, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||March 13, 1978 (aged 42)|
|Cause of death||Lung cancer|
Boston University (BFA)
|Height||5 ft 10+1⁄2 in (179 cm)|
|Partner(s)||Meryl Streep (1976–1978; until his death)|
- Callahan, Maureen (April 23, 2016). "The tragic romance that shaped Meryl Streep's life". New York Post.