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John Turturro

John Michael Turturro (born February 28, 1957) is an American-Italian actor, writer and filmmaker, known for his association with the independent film movement. He has appeared in over sixty feature films and has worked frequently with the Coen brothers, Adam Sandler and Spike Lee. He began his acting career on-screen in the early 1980s, and received early critical recognition with the independent film Five Corners (1987). Turturro's mainstream breakthrough came with Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989) and the Coens' Miller's Crossing (1990) and Barton Fink (1991), for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival. His subsequent roles included Herb Stempel in Quiz Show (1994), Jesus Quintana in The Big Lebowski (1998) and The Jesus Rolls (2020), Pete Hogwallop in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Seymour Simmons in the Transformers film series and is set to play Carmine Falcone in The Batman. In 2016, in a lead role, he portrayed a lawyer in the HBO miniseries The Night Of and had a recurring role in the miniseries The Plot Against America in 2020. An Emmy Award winner, Turturro has also been nominated for four Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and four Independent Spirit Awards. He directed Mac (1992), which won the Golden Camera Award at the Cannes Film Festival, Illuminata (1998), and Romance and Cigarettes (2005). Description above from the Wikipedia article John Turturro, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 28, 1957 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Oscars 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie The Batman 2022-03-03
Known For
Poster of Transformers: The Last Knight
Poster of Exodus: Gods and Kings
Poster of Cars 2
Poster of Opopomoz
Movie The Batman Carmine Falcone 2022-03-03
Movie The Oedipus Project Creon 2022
Series Severance Irving 2022
Movie Pinocchio (voice) 2022
Series The Plot Against America Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf 2020-03-16
Movie Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All Time - Vol. 1: Midnight Madness Self 2020-04-21
Series The Name of the Rose William of Baskerville 2019-03-04
Movie The Jesus Rolls Jesus Quintana 2019-10-17
Movie The True Adventures of Wolfboy Mr. Silk 2019-12-08
Movie Gloria Bell Arnold 2018-09-07
Movie Hair Himself 2017-04-21
Movie Transformers: The Last Knight Seymour Simmons 2017-06-16
Movie Landline Alan Jacobs 2017-07-21
Movie Frank Serpico Himself 2017-11-01
Series The Night Of Jack Stone 2016-07-10
Movie Hands of Stone Frankie Carbo 2016-08-26
Movie Keepers of the Covenant: Making 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Himself 2015-03-17
Movie Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells Unknown 2015-04-02
Movie Mia madre Barry Huggins 2015-04-16
Movie The Ridiculous 6 Abner Doubleday 2015-12-11
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Himself 2015-09-08
Movie God's Pocket Arthur 'Bird' Capezio 2014-05-09
Movie Rio, I Love You Homem (segment "Quando não há Mais Amor") 2014-09-12
Movie Exodus: Gods and Kings Sethos I 2014-12-03
Movie Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Himself 2013-04-09
Movie Fading Gigolo Fioravante 2013-09-07
Movie Gods Behaving Badly Hades 2013-11-13
Series Finding Your Roots Self 2012-03-24
Movie Transformers: Dark of the Moon Simmons 2011-06-28
Movie Cars 2 Francesco Bernoulli (voice) 2011-06-11
Movie 1-900-TONIGHT (Somewhere Tonight) Leroy 2011-07-08
Movie In the Shadow of No Towers Narrator 2011-09-06
Movie The Nutcracker in 3D The Rat King 2010-11-24
Movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Simmons 2009-06-19
Movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Lt. Camonetti 2009-06-11
Movie Do the Right Thing: 20 Years Later 2009-06-30
Movie Rehearsal for a Sicilian Tragedy 2009-09-05
Movie Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies Unknown 2008-01-20
Movie You Don't Mess with the Zohan The Phantom 2008-06-05
Movie Miracle at St. Anna Detective Antonio Ri 2008-09-15
Movie What Just Happened Dick Bell 2008-10-17
Movie Brando Himself 2007-05-01
Movie Slipstream Harvey Brickman 2007-02-10
Series Flight of the Conchords Unknown 2007-06-17
Series Brando: The Documentary Self 2007-05-01
Movie Transformers Agent Simmons 2007-06-27
Movie Margot at the Wedding Jim 2007-08-31
Series The Bronx Is Burning Unknown 2007-07-09
Movie Sacco and Vanzetti Vanzetti (Voice) 2006-04-06
Movie A Few Days in September William Pound 2006-09-06
Movie The Good Shepherd Raymond Brocco 2006-12-11
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation Son 2005-01-01
Movie Romance & Cigarettes Male Dancer & Singer 2005-09-13
Movie Secret Passage Paolo Zane 2004-01-01
Movie Secret Window John Shooter 2004-03-12
Movie She Hate Me Don Angelo Bonasera 2004-07-30
Movie 2BPerfectlyHonest Sal / Roberto 2004-05-02
Movie The Filmmaker and the Labyrinth Himself 2004-06-17
Movie Fear X Harry 2003-01-13
Movie Anger Management Chuck 2003-04-11
Movie Opopomoz John 2003-12-05
Movie Monday Night Mayhem Howard Cosell 2002-01-14
Movie Collateral Damage Sean Amstrong 2002-02-06
Movie Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Film on Terrence Malick Himself 2002-09-01
Movie Mr. Deeds Emilio Lopez 2002-06-28
Series Monk Ambrose Monk 2002-07-12
Movie Monkeybone Monkeybone (voice) 2001-02-23
Movie Thirteen Conversations About One Thing Walker 2001-09-02
Movie Two Thousand and None Benjamin Kasparian 2000-01-31
Movie Company Man Crocker Johnson 2000-03-09
Movie The Luzhin Defence Aleksandr Ivanovich 'Sascha' Luzhin 2000-08-21
Movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? Pete Hogwallop 2000-08-30
Movie The Man Who Cried Dante Dominio 2000-08-29
Movie The Source Allen Ginsberg 1999-01-01
Movie Summer of Sam Harvey (voice) 1999-07-02
Movie Cradle Will Rock Aldo Silvano 1999-12-10
Movie Animals with the Tollkeeper Tuxedo Man 1998-01-06
Movie The Big Lebowski Jesus Quintana 1998-03-06
Movie All Revved Up Johnny Candellano 1998-04-19
Movie Rounders Joey Knish 1998-09-11
Movie Illuminata Tuccio 1998-05-21
Movie He Got Game Billy Sunday 1998-05-01
Movie The Truce Primo Levi 1997-02-10
Movie Lesser Prophets Leon 1997-11-28
Movie Girl 6 Murray - the Agent 1996-03-22
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Grace of My Heart Joel Millner 1996-09-13
Movie Box of Moonlight Al Fountain 1996-08-29
Movie At Sundance Himself 1995-01-01
Movie Search and Destroy Ron 1995-01-01
Movie Unstrung Heroes Sid Lidz 1995-09-15
Movie Sugartime Sam Giancana 1995-11-25
Movie Clockers Det. Larry Mazilli 1995-09-15
Movie Quiz Show Herbie Stempel 1994-08-25
Movie Being Human Lucinnius 1994-05-06
Series Baseball Voice 1994-09-18
Movie The Search for One-eye Jimmy Disco Bean 1994-11-14
Series Frasier Grant (voice) 1993-09-16
Movie Fearless Dr. Bill Perlman 1993-10-15
Movie Brain Donors Roland T. Flakfizer 1992-04-17
Movie Mac Niccolo "Mac" Vitelli 1992-09-17
Movie Jungle Fever Pauline Carbone 1991-06-07
Movie Barton Fink Barton Fink 1991-08-01
Movie Men of Respect Mike Battaglia 1990-05-04
Movie Catchfire Pinella 1990-04-03
Movie Mo' Better Blues Moe Flatbush 1990-08-03
Movie State of Grace Nick 1990-09-14
Movie Miller's Crossing Bernie Bernbaum 1990-09-21
Movie Do the Right Thing Pino Fragione 1989-06-14
Movie Making 'Do the Right Thing' Himself 1989-11-03
Series The Fortunate Pilgrim Larry 1988-04-03
Movie The Sicilian Pisciotta 1987-10-07
Movie Five Corners Heinz Sabatino 1987-09-11
Movie Hannah and Her Sisters TV Writer 1986-02-07
Movie Gung Ho Willie 1986-03-14
Movie Off Beat Neil Pepper 1986-04-10
Movie The Color of Money Julian 1986-10-07
Movie Desperately Seeking Susan Ray 1985-03-29
Movie To Live and Die in L.A. Carl Cody 1985-11-01
Movie The Flamingo Kid Ted from Pinky's 1984-12-21
Movie Exterminator 2 Guy #1 1984-09-14
Series Miami Vice David Traynor 1984-09-16
Movie Raging Bull Man at Webster Hall Table (uncredited) 1980-11-14
Series Saturday Night Live Himself - Host 1975-10-11
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18