John Cazale was an actor best known for his role in The Godfather and Dog Day Afternoon. He died at 42 of terminal bone cancer, just before the release of his last film The Deer Hunter. He is the subject of the I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale, an HBO documentary that airs June 1 at 8pm. Cazale started off in films with The Indian Wants the Bronx with his pal Al Pacino. From there, he was cast in The Godfather after the casting director suggested him to Francis Ford Coppola...Read Full Story
John Cazale (August 12, 1935 – March 12, 1978) was an actor best known for his roles in "The Godfather" and "Dog Day Afternoon." He died of terminal bone cancer at 42. See more about John Cazale here.