Seymour Cassel Biography (1937-)

Born January 22, 1937, in Detroit, MI; son of Seymour Joseph and Pancretia Ann (maiden name, Kearney) Cassel; married Betty Lou Deering, March 14, 1964 (divorced, 1983); children: Matthew, Lisa, Dilyn.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, director
Birth Details
January 22, 1937
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Seymour, Juke Box Racket, Brenner, 1960
  • (Uncredited) Teenager, Murder, Inc., 1960
  • Red, the bassist, Too Late Blues, Paramount, 1962
  • Vic, The Webster Boy (also known as Middle of Nowhere), Regal Films, 1962
  • A Pair of Boots, 1962
  • Desk clerk, The Killers (also known as Ernest Hemingway's The Killers), 1964
  • Joe, young hood, Coogan's Bluff, Universal, 1968
  • Chet, Faces, Continental Distributing, 1968
  • Surfer/cyclist, The Sweet Ride, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968
  • Leonard II, The Revolutionary, United Artists, 1970
  • Seymour Moskowitz, Minnie and Moskowitz, Universal, 1971
  • Mort Weil (gangster), The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, Faces, 1976
  • Seal trainer, The Last Tycoon, 1976
  • Homer Metcalf, Black Oak Conspiracy, New World, 1977
  • George Manning, Death Game (also known as Mrs. Manning's Weekend and The Seducers), Levitt-Pickman Film, 1977
  • Dr. Jaelki, Scott Joplin, Universal, 1977
  • George Ullman, Valentino, United Artists, 1977
  • Opening Night, 1977
  • Governor Haskins, Convoy, United Artists, 1978
  • Duke Slusarski, California Dreaming, American International, 1979
  • Dobbs, Sunburn, Paramount, 1979
  • Blind lawyer, Ravagers, 1979
  • Labont, The Mountain Men, Columbia, 1980
  • Barry Tanner, King of the Mountain, Universal, 1981
  • Dr. Frank Curtis, Double Exposure, Crown, 1982
  • Himself, John Cassavetes--The Man and His Work (also known as "I'm Almost Not Crazy ... " John Cassavetes: The Man and His Work; documentary), 1983
  • Jack Lawson, Love Streams, United Artists, 1984
  • Sheriff, Eye of the Tiger, Scotti Brothers-International Video Entertainment, 1986
  • Dave Forrest, Survival Game, Trans World Entertainment, 1987
  • Cheese, Tin Men, Buena Vista, 1987
  • (Uncredited) Carter, Best Seller, 1987
  • Wallace Gibson, Johnny Be Good, Orion, 1988
  • Ed Malmburg, Plain Clothes, Paramount, 1988
  • Dr. Bernard Fairmont, Track 29, 1988
  • Sullivan, Colors, 1988
  • Feldshine, Wicked Stepmother, 1989
  • Jojo, Cold Dog Soup, 1990
  • Sam Catchem, Dick Tracy, Touchstone, 1990
  • Skunker (miner), White Fang, Walt Disney, 1991
  • Father Bonotto, Mobsters (also known as The Evil Empire), 1991
  • Tom Farrelly, Cold Heaven, 1991
  • Koenig, Diary of a Hit Man, 1991
  • Joe, In the Soup (also known as In the Soup--Alles Kino andIn the soup: en la sopa), 1992
  • Bartender, What Happened to Pete, 1992
  • Santino, Trouble Bound, 1992
  • Uncle Bud, Love Is Like That (also known as Bad Love and Wild Angel), 1992
  • Tony Cataracts, Honeymoon in Vegas, 1992
  • Mel, Chain of Desire, 1992
  • Ray Rucker, Adventures in Spying (also known as Operation Lookout), 1992
  • Mr. Shackleford, Indecent Proposal, 1993
  • Frank, When Pigs Fly (also known as Wenn Schweine fliegen),1993
  • Virgil Leach, Boiling Point (also known as L'extreme limite), 1993
  • Pop, There Goes My Baby (also known as The Last Days of Paradise), 1993
  • American Standoff, 1993
  • Master Chief Bogg, Chasers, 1994
  • Eddie, Imaginary Crimes, 1994
  • Larry/Leon, Tollbooth, 1994
  • Jack Gross, It Could Happen to You, 1994
  • Jack McCallister, Handgun, 1994
  • Samuel Rourke, Dark Side of Genius, 1994
  • (Uncredited) Saul, Dead Presidents, 1995
  • Ellis Brock, Psalms from the Underground, 1995
  • Uncle Al, Trees Lounge, Orion Classics, 1996
  • I sfagi tou kokora (also known as Slaughter of the Cock andLa strage del gallo), 1996
  • Francis, Cameleone, 1996
  • Frank Henderson, Cosas que nunca te dije (also known as ThingsI Never Told You), 1996
  • Dead Girl, 1996
  • Sy Lerner, Cannes Man (also known as Canne$ Man), Rocket Pictures Home Video, 1996
  • Police detective Harris, This World, Then the Fireworks, Orion Classics, 1997
  • Jacob Frischmuth, Obsession (also known as Berlin Niagara),1997
  • First client, Seed, 1997
  • Old priest, Motel Blue, Bedford Entertainment, 1997
  • Emile Pillsbury, Relax ... It's Just Sex, A-pix Entertainment,1998
  • Uncle Leo, Dream for an Insomniac, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1998
  • Bert Fischer, Rushmore, Buena Vista Pictures, 1998
  • The councilman, The Treat, 1998
  • Bob, Snapped, 1998
  • Ballad of the Nightingale, August Entertainment, 1998
  • Dragan, Kubanisch rauchen (also known as Smoking Cuban Style), 1999
  • Arthur, Temps, 1999
  • The Last Call, Leo Films, 1999
  • Richard Cavanaugh, The Chameleon, 1999
  • Tony "Mouth" Donato, The Crew, Buena Vista, 2000
  • Arthur Imperial, Just One Night, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2000
  • Women of the Night (also known as Zalman King's Women of the Night), Moonstone Entertainment, 2000
  • Eddie, The Cure for Boredom (also known as Sex and Bullets), 2000
  • Bartleby, 2000
  • Stanley-Stanley, Manna from Heaven, 2001
  • Fast Sofa, 2001
  • Also appeared in Shadows and I'm Almost Not Crazy.
  • Film Associate Producer
  • Shadows, 1961
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Lieutenant Mickey Schwartz, Under Suspicion, CBS, 1994-
  • Candy Casino, Tracey Takes On ... , HBO, 1996-
  • Jack O'Shea, Good Company, CBS, 1996-
  • Televison Appearances
  • Movies
  • Bellboy, The Hanged Man, NBC, 1964
  • Dr. Jaelki, Scott Joplin: King of Ragtime, NBC, 1978
  • Smiley Mitchell, Angel on My Shoulder, ABC, 1980
  • Jack Santo, I Want to Live, ABC, 1983
  • Rage, 1983
  • Tony, Beverly Hills Madame, NBC, 1986
  • Hatcher, Sweet Bird of Youth (also known as Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth), NBC, 1989
  • Lieutenant Frank Vaness, Dead in the Water, 1991
  • Ralph, Face of a Stranger, 1991
  • Gem, Mrs. Munck, Showtime, 1996
  • Older Jonathan Lyle, The Last Home Run, HBO, 1996
  • Harry Bridges, Emma's Wish, CBS, 1998
  • Sal, Black & White, HBO, 1998
  • Getting to Know You (also known as Getting to Know All about You), Sundance Channel, 1999
  • Chief, Hoods, Starz!, 1999
  • Roy, Me & Will, Sundance Channel, 1999
  • Lieutenant Seeman, Animal Factory, Cinemax, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Kierdorff, Blood Feud, syndicated, 1983
  • Alfred Gronevelt, The Last Don (also known as Mario Puzo'sThe Last Don), CBS, 1997
  • Specials
  • John Cassavetes, 1990
  • Janitor, Partners, Fox, 1994
  • Anything for John, IFC, 1999
  • Pilots
  • Ralph, Nightside, ABC, 1973
  • Episodic
  • Jerry, "The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross," The Twilight Zone, 1964
  • "I See By Your Outfit," Laredo, 1965
  • Phelps, "Admiral Do-Right," Convoy, 1965
  • Coach Gregson, "Call Her Max," My Three Sons, 1966
  • Jenson, "The Mechanical Man," Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, 1966
  • Cancelled, "A Piece of the Action," Batman, 1967
  • Cancelled, "Batman's Satisfaction," Batman, 1967
  • Driver, "The Condemned," The Invaders, 1967
  • Cabbie, "The Judgment: Part One," The Fugitive, 1967
  • "The Battleground," Cimarron Strip, 1967
  • (Uncredited) Jensen, "Terrible Leprechaun," Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, 1968
  • "Dilemma," Emergency!, 1972
  • Honest Earl Edwards, "Lemon," Matlock, 1986
  • "Deck the Cell with Bars of Folly," Hooperman, 1987
  • Dick Silvers, "The Investigation: Parts 1 & 2," Matlock, 1988
  • Lieutenant Commander Hester Dealt, "The Child," Star Trek: The Next Generation, 1988
  • Norman Cambridge, "Second Chances," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1997
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in The World of Suzie Wong, New York City; and The Disenchanted, New York City.
  • Stage Director
  • Jesse and the Bandit Queens, 1978

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