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Harvey Keitel

Harvey Keitel, who is both an Oscar and Golden Globe nominee, established his career with Martin Scorsese's early films Mean Streets, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, and Taxi Driver. With several producing credits, including Reservoir Dogs and The Grey Zone, and as president of the famed Actor's Studio (one of three), Keitel has become a national treasure.

Through the years, Keitel has worked with such directors as Martin Scorsese, Jane Campion, Quentin Tarantino, Abel Ferrara, Barry Levinson, Theo Angelopoulos, Lina Wertmuller, Ridley Scott, Alan Rudolph, Jon Turteltaub and Brett Ratner. His film credits include Reservoir Dogs, Bugsy, Thelma & Louise, Red Dragon, The Grey Zone, Holy Smoke, Ulysses' Gaze, Pulp Fiction, The Piano, Bad Lieutenant, National Treasure, The Last Temptation of Christ, Taxi Driver, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Mean Streets, and Mortal Thoughts.

A native New Yorker, Keitel began his career in theater after studying Lee Strasberg, Stella Adler and Frank Corsaro. He received an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe nomination for Bugsy, and an Independent Spirirt Award for Best Male Lead in Bad Lieutenant. He has also been honored by the San Francisco International Film Festival, National Society of Film Critics, Moscow International Film Festival, the Gotham Awards, the Boston Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival and the Australian Film Institute.

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Harvey Keitel Facts

BirthdayMay 13, 1939 (84)
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Harvey Keitel compared to you?

Selected Filmography

National Treasure: Book Of Secrets
Little Nicky
National Treasure
Thelma & Louise
Inglourious Basterds
Prince of Central Park
Reservoir Dogs
Red Dragon
Somebody To Love
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