John Turturro Overview

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Born: February 28, 1957

Born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, New York, Turturro developed a dual passion for basketball and boxing; his earliest career ambition was to become a professional athlete. When he ended up in bed for several months recuperating from a severely broken leg, however, he passed the time by making scrapbooks devoted to the life histories and film reviews of his favorite actors. The work inspired him to become a graduate of the prestigious Yale School of Drama. Turturro became a stage... See All

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