John Cassavetes, actor, director, writer 1929-89

"When I started making films, I wanted to make Frank Capra pictures. But I've never been able to make anything but these crazy, tough pictures.

John Cassavetes. The godparent of all indie filmmakers. Wrote some of the strongest, most complex female characters in the history of film. Definitive. Utterly original. I love this shot of him shooting, crammed into a corner.

John Nicholas Cassavetes was a Greek-American actor, film director and screenwriter. Cassavetes was a pioneer of American independent film, by writing and directing over a dozen movies

Director John Cassavetes I absolutely am in love with this amazing man❤️

Art films aren't necessarily photography. It's feeling. If we can capture a feeling of a people, of a way of life, then we made a good picture.

Fiery and tempestuous, John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands are one of cinema's great husband-wife partnerships. We survey their 10 films together.

Fiery and tempestuous, John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands are one of cinema& great husband-wife partnerships. We survey their 10 films together.

missavagardner: John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands with son Nick Cassavetes, photographed by Leo Fuchs, 1961.

John Cassavetes, wife Gena Rowlands and son Nick Cassavetes / photographed by Leo Fuchs, 1961

“John has a great affinity for characters that are perceived by the world generally as crazy... they have a different dream". Gena Rowlands

johncassavetes: “ Gena went on to explain about learning Greek. “John speaks it,” she said, “so I figured I could too. Besides it’s wonderful when we’re out in a crowd and want to get away.

Gena Rowlands & John Cassavetes, 1954 -via killerbeesting

Gena Rowlands + husband John Cassavetes, (m. his death // Son: Nick Cassavetes (actor, b. Son: Frank Cassavetes (physical trainer) Daughter: Alexandra Cassavetes (b. Cassavetes (b.

John Cassavetes (December 9, 1929 - February 3, 1989) One of the Greatest Filmmakers of All Time.

In memory of John Cassavetes (December 1929 - February One of the Greatest Filmmakers of All Time. He was a director, actor, writer, died at a young age of 59 of cirrhosis of the liver.

JOHN CASSAVETES

100-word Intro: John Cassavetes

~John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands ~* My all time favorite actress & her equally fabulous husband. <3

Gena Rowlands & John Cassavetes “Before I met Gena, I was a bachelor going out and torturing people. I think that’s good for young people.

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