Ben Gazzara Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Date of Birth August 28, 1930

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.79 m)
Weight 58 kg (127 lbs)
Body Type Average
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Known For Ben Gazzara
Nickname Ben
Full Name Biagio Anthony Gazzarra
Profession Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Stage Actor
Nationality American
Date of Death February 3, 2012
Place of Death Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, United States
Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer
Birthplace Manhattan, New York, United States
Religion Not Known
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Ben Gazzara Education

College The City College of New York

Ben Gazzara Career

Profession: Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Stage Actor

Known For: Ben Gazzara


The Strange One (1957)

Net Worth: USD $20 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Antonio Gazzarra

Mother: Angelina Cusumano

Brother(s): Anthony Gazzara

Sister(s): None

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Elke Stuckmann (m. 1982–2012), Janice Rule (m. 1961–1979), Louise Erickson (m. 1951–1957)

Children: 2

Son(s): None

Daughter(s): Danja Gazzara, Elizabeth Gazzara

Dating History:

Elke Stuckmann (1982 – 2012)
Janice Rule (1961 – 1982)
Louise Erickson (1951 – 1957)
Audrey Hepburn (1968)
Elaine Stritch (1958 – 1960)
Joanna Moore (1957)

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