JOHN TURTURRO (Tuccio)
recently completed work on 2000 AND NONE
directed by Arto Paragamian, and is currently working on the Coen
BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU, co-starring George Clooney. ILLUMINATA
Turturro's second film. His first film, MAC, premiered in Cannes
in 1 992 at the
Director's Fortnight, for which he received the Camera d'Or.
As an actor on film, he has appeared in a variety of roles which
Robert Redford's QUIZ SHOW, Francesco Rosi's THE TRUCE, Tom De
OF MOONLIGHT, Alison Anders' GRACE OF MY HEART, Spike Lee's DO
RIGHT THING, JUNGLE FEVER and most recently HE GOT GAME, Peter
FEARLESS, Tony Bill's FIVE CORNERS, Martin Scorsese's THE COLOR
MONEY, William Friedken's TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A., Joel and Ethan
BIG LEBOWSKI, MILLER'S CROSSING and BARTON FINK for which he won
Best Actor award at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival, the David Di
Best Actor award at the Montreal Film Festival. Recently, he appeared
DahI's ROUNDERS with Matt Damon and Edward Norton, and can soon
be seen in
Tim Robbins' THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, with Hank Azaria, John Cusack,
Sarandon, Vanessa Redgrave and Bill Murray.
On stage (which he hopes to return to) he has appeared in "Danny
and the Deep Blue Sea," "Italian-American Reconciliation,"
"Troilus and Cressida," "The Bald Soprano,"
and "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui."
He studied at S.U.N.Y. New Paltz and has an MFA from the Yale
School of Drama.
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