John Turturro

John Turturro

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 28-02-1957
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Also Known As:

    John Michael Turturro

  • Popularity: 6.58
  • Homepage: N/A

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.

Year Movie Character
1991 Barton Fink as Barton Fink
1997 The Truce as Primo Levi
1994 Quiz Show as Herbie Stempel
1996 Box of Moonlight as Al Fountain
1997 Lesser Prophets as Leon
2006 Sacco and Vanzetti as Vanzetti (Voice)
2001 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing as Walker
2000 The Luzhin Defence as Aleksandr Ivanovich 'Sascha' Luzhin
1998 Illuminata as Tuccio
1995 Sugartime as Sam Giancana
2009 Rehearsal for a Sicilian Tragedy
1990 Men of Respect as Mike Battaglia
2011 1-900-TONIGHT (Somewhere Tonight) as Leroy
1992 Mac as Niccolo "Mac" Vitelli
2002 Monday Night Mayhem as Howard Cosell
2013 Fading Gigolo as Fioravante
2003 Fear X as Harry
2015 Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells as Ingegnere Lombelli
2019 The Jesus Rolls as Jesus Quintana
2000 Two Thousand and None as Benjamin Kasparian
1995 Search and Destroy as Ron
2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? as Pete Hogwallop
2004 Secret Window as John Shooter
1995 Clockers as Det. Larry Mazilli
2005 The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation as Son
2006 A Few Days in September as William Pound
1996 Grace of My Heart as Joel Millner
1995 Unstrung Heroes as Sid Lidz
2004 Secret Passage as Paolo Zane
1984 Exterminator 2 as Guy #1
2019 Gloria Bell as Arnold
2011 In the Shadow of No Towers as Narrator
2017 Hair as Himself
1970 Heaven Touches Brooklyn in July as Narrator
1970 John Torturro and the Soul of Naples as himself
2002 Mr. Deeds as Emilio Lopez
1998 Rounders as Joey Knish
2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan as The Phantom
2001 Monkeybone as Monkeybone (voice)
1992 Brain Donors as Roland T. Flakfizer
2009 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 as Lt. Camonetti
2010 The Nutcracker: The Untold Story as The Rat King
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings as Sethos I
2015 Mia madre as Barry Huggins
1998 All Revved Up as Johnny Candellano
2017 Frank Serpico as Himself
2019 The True Adventures of Wolfboy as Mr. Silk
2009 Do the Right Thing: 20 Years Later
1970 The Oedipus Project as Creon
1987 The Sicilian as Pisciotta
2007 Margot at the Wedding as Jim
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon as Simmons
1987 Five Corners as Heinz Sabatino
2004 2BPerfectlyHonest as Sal / Roberto
2014 God's Pocket as Arthur 'Bird' Capezio
2017 Landline as Alan Jacobs
1999 The Source as Allen Ginsberg
1990 State of Grace as Nick
1993 Fearless as Dr. Bill Perlman
1986 The Color of Money as Julian
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen as Simmons
1990 Catchfire as Pinella
1985 To Live and Die in L.A. as Carl Cody
1986 Gung Ho as Willie
1990 Mo' Better Blues as Moe Flatbush
2000 Company Man as Crocker Johnson
2011 Cars 2 as Francesco Bernoulli (voice)
2013 Gods Behaving Badly as Hades
2004 The Filmmaker and the Labyrinth as Himself
1986 Off Beat as Neil Pepper
2015 Keepers of the Covenant: Making 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' as Self
1998 Animals with the Tollkeeper as Tuxedo Man
2010 Passione as Narrator
1990 Miller's Crossing as Bernie Bernbaum
2008 What Just Happened as Dick Bell
2002 Collateral Damage as Sean Amstrong
2007 Brando as Himself
1998 The Big Lebowski as Jesus Quintana
2007 Slipstream as Harvey Brickman
2013 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me as Himself
2016 Hands of Stone as Frankie Carbo
2015 The Ridiculous 6 as Abner Doubleday
2022 The Batman as Carmine Falcone
1991 Jungle Fever as Pauline Carbone
2007 Transformers as Agent Simmons
2008 Miracle at St. Anna as Detective Antonio Ri
2000 The Man Who Cried as Dante Dominio
1994 The Search for One-eye Jimmy as Disco Bean
2008 Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies
1980 Raging Bull as Man at Webster Hall Table (uncredited)
2003 Anger Management as Chuck
2014 Rio, I Love You as Homem (segment "Quando não há Mais Amor")
1989 Do the Right Thing as Pino Fragione
2017 Transformers: The Last Knight as Seymour Simmons
1985 Desperately Seeking Susan as Ray
1995 At Sundance as Himself
1970 Pinocchio as (voice)
1998 He Got Game as Billy Sunday
1994 Being Human as Lucinnius
2005 Romance & Cigarettes as Male Dancer & Singer
1984 The Flamingo Kid as Ted from Pinky's
2003 Opopomoz as John
1999 Cradle Will Rock as Aldo Silvano
1989 Making 'Do the Right Thing' as Himself
2004 She Hate Me as Don Angelo Bonasera
2020 Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All Time - Vol. 1: Midnight Madness as Self
2006 The Good Shepherd as Raymond Brocco
2002 Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Film on Terrence Malick as Himself
1986 Hannah and Her Sisters as TV Writer
1996 Girl 6 as Murray - the Agent
1999 Summer of Sam as Harvey (voice)
2005 Romance & Cigarettes
1998 Illuminata
2010 Passione
1992 Mac
2013 Fading Gigolo
2014 Rio, I Love You
2019 The Jesus Rolls
2017 Hair
2005 Romance & Cigarettes
1998 Illuminata
2005 Romance & Cigarettes
1998 Illuminata
2013 Fading Gigolo
2009 Rehearsal for a Sicilian Tragedy
2019 The Jesus Rolls
1992 Mac
2014 Rio, I Love You
2017 Hair

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