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Harvey Keitel 
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Born on May 13, 1939, Oscar nominee, Harvey Keitel, is multi-talented. His films run the gamut from serious drama to lovable comedy and span two continents. 
 
Harvey's News
 
Harvey in "Shadrach" - 23 September 1998 release from Sony Pictures Classics. 
 
Harvey's Background
Background:  Brooklyn boy, Keitel, joined the Marines at 16.  After service he trained to be an actor with Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler. 

First Parts:  Keitel's first acting roles were in off-off-Broadway. Answering an ad placed by student, Martin Scorsese, Keitel appeared in his thesis film.  His friendship with Scorsese led to parts in "Mean Streets", "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" and "Taxi Driver". 

Acting Acclaim:  For his supporting role in the 1991 film "Bugsy", Keitel was rewarded with Oscar and Golden Globe nominations. 

Family:  Keitel is divorced from Lorraine Bracco.  They have a daughter, Stella. 

Bio 

Harvey Keitel 
May 13, 1939 
Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, NY 
Taurus
Awards 
  • 1993 - International Fantasy Film Award - Best Actor - "Bad Lieutenant"
  • 1993 - Independent Spirit Award - Best Male Lead - "Bad Lieutenant"
  • 1991 - NSFC Award - Best Supporting Actor - "Thelma & Louise"
Nominations 
  • 1992 - Oscar - Best Supporting Actor - "Bugsy"
  • 1992 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - "Bugsy"
Past Films 
  • 1997 - Cop Land . . . Ray Donlan
  • 1997 - City of Industry . . . Roy Egan
  • 1997 - Fairy Tale: A True Story . . . Harry Houdini
  • 1997 - Full Tilt Boogie . . . Himself
  • 1996 - Head Above Water . . . George
  • 1996 - From Dusk Till Dawn . . . Jacob Fuller
  • 1995 - Get Shorty . . . Himself
  • 1995 - Clockers . . . Rocco Klein
  • 1995 - Smoke . . . Auggie Wren
  • 1995 - Blue in the Face . . . Auggie Wren
  • 1995 - To Vlemma Tou Odyssea
  • 1994 - Pulp Fiction . . . Winston Wolf
  • 1994 - Monkey Trouble . . . Shorty
  • 1994 - Imaginary Crimes . . . Ray Weiler
  • 1994 - Somebody to Love . . . Harry Harrleson
  • 1993 - Dangerous Game . . . Eddie Israel
  • 1993 - Rising Sun . . . Tom Graham
  • 1993 - Point of No Return . . . Victor the Cleaner
  • 1993 - The Piano . . . Baines
  • 1993 - The Young Americans . . . John Harris
  • 1992 - Sister Act . . . Vince LaRocca
  • 1992 - Reservoir Dogs . . . Mr. White/Larry
  • 1992 - Bad Lieutenant . . . LT
  • 1991 - Mortal Thoughts . . . Det. John Woods
  • 1991 - Thelma & Louise . . . Hall Slocumb
  • 1991 - Bugsy . . . Mickey Cohen
  • 1990 - The Two Jakes . . . Jake Berman
  • 1990 - La Batalla de los Tres Reves
  • 1990 - Two Evil Eyes . . . Roderick Usher
  • 1989 - January Man . . . Frank Starkey
  • 1988 - The Last Temptation of Christ . . . Judas
  • 1988 - Caro Gorbaciov
  • 1988 - Grandi cacciatori
  • 1987 - The Pick-up Artist . . . Alonzo
  • 1987 - Down Where the Buffalo Go
  • 1987 - L'Inchiesta . . . Pontius Pilate
  • 1986 - Un Complicato intrigo di donne, vicoli e delitti . . . Frankie
  • 1986 - Blindside . . . Penfield Gruber
  • 1986 - The Men's Club . . . Solly Berliner
  • 1986 - Off Beat . . . Mickey
  • 1986 - Wise Guys . . . Bobby Dilea
  • 1985 - El Caballero del dragon . . . Klever
  • 1984 - Nemo . . . Mr. Legend
  • 1984 - Falling in Love . . . Ed Lasky
  • 1983 - Exposed . . . Rivas
  • 1983 - Copkiller . . . Lieutenant Fred O'Connor
  • 1983 - Une Pierre dans la bouche . . . The fugitive
  • 1982 - The Border . . . Cat
  • 1982 - La Nuit de Varennes . . . Thomas Paine
  • 1980 - Bad Timing . . . Inspector Netusil
  • 1980 - La Mort en direct . . . Roddy
  • 1980 - Saturn 3 . . . Benson
  • 1979 - Eagle's Wing . . . Henry
  • 1978 - Blue Collar . . . Jerry Bartowski
  • 1978 - Fingers . . . Jimmy Fingers
  • 1977 - The Duellists . . . Gabriel Feraud
  • 1977 - Welcome to L.A. . . . Ken Hood
  • 1976 - Taxi Driver . . . Sport
  • 1976 - Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson . . . Ed Goodman
  • 1976 - Mother, Jugs & Speed . . . Speed
  • 1975 - Shining Star
  • 1974 - Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore . . . Ben
  • 1973 - Mean Streets . . . Charlie
  • 1968 - Who's That Knocking at My Door? . . . J.R.
TV Projects 
  • 1987 - Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
  • 1974 - The Virginia Hill Story . . . Bugsy Siegel
  • 1973 - Pueblo . . . Seaman
  • 1966 - Dark Shadows . . . Blue Whale patron
 
Harvey's Fan Mail
Send business-sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope to: 
Harvey Keitel 
c/o William Morris Agency 
151 El Camino Drive 
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
 
Harvey's Projects
 
"Shadrach" - 1998 release.  Cast: Harvey Keitel, Andie MacDowell, John Sawyer, Scott Terra, Daniel Treat, Monica Bugajski, Darrell Larson, Deborah Hedwall, Tom Bower, Martin Sheen. 

"Three Seasons" - 1998 release.  Cast: Zoe Bui, Don Duong, Harvey Keitel, Ngoc Hiep Nguyen, Manh Cuong Tran. 

"Mio West, II" - 1998 release.  Cast: David Bowie, Sandrine Holt, Harvey Keitel, Leonardo Pieraccioni. 

"Jack Sheppard and Johathan Weld: A Tale of Old London" - 1998 release. Cast: Harvey Keitel, Hugh O'Conor. 

"Finding Graceland" - 1998 release.  Cast: Jonathon Schaeeh, Bridget Fonda, Harvey Keitel, Gretchen Mol. 

"Lulu on the Bridge" - 1998 release.  Cast: Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, Willem Dafoe, Gina Gershon, Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Stockard Channing. 

"An Interesting State" - 1999 release.  Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Harvey Keitel, Vanessa Redgrave. 

"Holy Smoke" - 1999 release.  Cast: Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel, Pam Grier, Sophie Lee, Tim Rogers, Daniel Wyllie. 
 
Harvey's Related Items
 
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Links
 
Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 

People Index - List of actors with their profiles. 

 
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