John Cassavetes | Greek-American Actor
Updated: Nov 23, 2019
John Nicholas Cassavetes [1929 – 1989] was a Greek-American actor, film director and screenwriter who self-financed films (as pioneer of American independent films).
Photo title: Photo of John Cassavetes as Johnny Staccato from the television program of the same name | Photo by: in the public domain (according to Wikimedia Commons)
He pioneered the use of improvisation. He acted in many Hollywood films, like "Rosemary's Baby" (1968) and "The Dirty Dozen" (1967).