Harvey Keitel

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Harvey Johannes Keitel
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/13/1939, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Harvey Keitel Fast Facts:
  • Served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1956 to 1959.
  • Worked as a shoe salesman and a court stenographer.
  • Studied at the Actors Studio in New York.
  • Starred as Bugsy Siegel in the made-for-TV movie The Virginia Hill Story (1974) and subsequently played gangster Mickey Cohen opposite Warren Beatty's portrayal of Siegel in 1991's big-screen flick, Bugsy.
  • His larger-than-life roles have included Satan, Judas Iscariot, Harry Houdini and Thomas Paine.
  • Appeared in Get Shorty (1995) as himself but played a character in its sequel, Be Cool (2005).
  • In 2008, played the title role in the Carnegie Hall production of Jerry Springer: The Opera.
  • Harvey Keitel Relationships:
  • Renee - Sister
  • Miriam Keitel - Mother
  • Harry Keitel - Father
  • Jerry Keitel - Brother
  • Lorraine Bracco - Ex-wife
  • Lisa Karmazin - Ex-significant Other
  • Daphne Kastner - Wife
  • Stella Keitel - Daughter
  • Hudson Keitel - Son
  • Roman Keitel - Son
  • Harvey Keitel Awards:
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1993 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1991 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee

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