John Turturro is an American actor and comedian born in New York on 1957. He’s appeared in over sixty movies. He graduated from Yale School of Drama and has been acting in films since 1980.
Turturro’s first movie appearance was in Martin Scorsese’s critically acclaimed Raging Bull (1980). Turturro subsequently created the title role of John Patrick Shanley’s Danny and the Deep Blue Sea in the Playwrights Conference in the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center on 1983. He repeated it the following year Off-Broadway and won an Obie Award. Spike Lee enjoyed Turturro’s performance in Five Corners so much that he cast him in Do the Right Thing.
John Turturro has played both in comedies and drama working with well-known producers and writers, such as the Cohen Brothers, and Adam Sandler.
He won an Emmy award because of his portrayal as Adrian Monk’s brother Ambrose on the USA Network show Monk and had reprised the role on numerous occasions. He’s been nominated and won many awards from the Screen Actors Guild, Cannes Film Festival and global awards.
John Turturro Net Worth: $24 Million