More Nick Cassavetes Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Director Nick Cassavetes most recently directed She's So Lovely, starring Sean Penn, Robin Wright and John Travolta, the only film to win two awards at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, including a best Actor Award for Sean Penn and a Best Cinematography Award. Cassavetes made his feature film directorial debut on the critically-acclaimed Unhook the Stars, starring Marisa Tomei, Gerard Depardieu and Gena Rowlands.
As an actor, Cassavetes studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. His 1999 releases include starring roles opposite Eddie Murphy in Life, opposite Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron in New Line's The Astronaut's Wife and opposite William H. Macy in Panic. He has also been seen in John Woo's Face/ Off, Alan Rudolph's Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, Oliver Stone's The Doors and Peter Bogdanovich's Mask. Other screen acting roles include Just Like Dad, Blind Fury, Quiet Cool, The Wraith and Twogether. In addition, Cassavetes has penned several projects including Blow, The Godforsaken and Unless That Someone is You.
Bio courtesy New Line Cinema (01-Jan-2000)