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 John Cazale

John Cazale

Birth
Revere, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 13 Mar 1978 (aged 42)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 9098826 · View Source
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Actor. Cazale is best remembered for his role as 'Fredo Corleone' in the films, "The Godfather" (1972), and "The Godfather: Part II" (1974). A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Cazale studied drama at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. Cazale, who was once engaged to actress Meryl Streep, also appeared in the films, "The Conversation" (1974), "Dog Day Afternoon" (1975), and "The Deer Hunter" (1978). After his death in March 1978 from bone marrow cancer Cazale was featured in the other Godfather films, "The Godfather: Part III" (1990), and "The Godfather Saga" (1992), using archival footage but was uncredited in the cast. He was only 42 years old when he died.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 14 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9098826
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Cazale (12 Aug 1935–13 Mar 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9098826, citing Holy Cross Cemetery and Mausoleum, Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .