Nick Cassavetes

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  • Birth Name: Nicholas David Rowlands Cassavetes
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Screenwriter
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Fast Facts

  • Son of pioneering indie actor-director John Cassavetes and Oscar-nominated actress Gena Rowlands.
  • At age 11, made his uncredited film debut in his father's 1970 drama Husbands.
  • Attended Syracuse University on an athletic scholarship for basketball, but injured his knee; subsequently transferred to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.
  • Made his directing debut in 1996 with Unhook the Stars, which starred his mother; also directed her in She's So Lovely (1997) and the surprise box-office hit The Notebook (2004).
  • Has the name "Teddy" tattooed on one of his biceps in memory of late director and friend Ted Demme, who died suddenly in 2002.

Relationships

  • Gena Rowlands — Mother
  • Virginia Sara Cassavetes — Daughter
  • Sasha Cassavetes — Daughter
  • Zoe Cassavetes — Sister
  • Frank Cassavetes — Brother
  • Alexandra Cassavetes — Sister
  • Katherine Cassavetes — Grandmother
  • John Cassavetes — Father
  • Heather Wahlquist — Fiancée

College

  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, New York, United States; attended Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Nicholas David Rowlands Cassavetes
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Screenwriter

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