John Turturro

John Turturro made his theatrical debut when he created the title role of John Patrick Shanley's Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, for which he won an OBIE Award.  Since then, he has performed in numerous stage productions including Waiting for Godot, The Bald Soprano, and Souls of Naples, for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award.  He appeared at BAM in Beckett's Endgame, and the title role of Ibsen's The Master Builder. On Broadway he appeared in Yasmina Reza's Life x3, and directed an evening of one-acts Relatively Speaking, by Ethan Coen, Elaine May, and Woody Allen. Turturro was nominated for a SAG Award® for his portrayal of Howard Cosell in Monday Night Mayhem, and again nominated for The Bronx is Burning.  He won an Emmy® Award for his guest appearance on Monk. Turturro has performed in many films, including Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing, and Jungle Fever; Martin Scorsese’s The Color of Money; Robert Redford’s Quiz Show; Alison Anders’ Grace of My Heart; and Joel and Ethan Coen’s Miller’s Crossing,The Big Lebowski and O Brother Where Art Thou. For his lead role in Barton Fink, Turturro won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival. He received Cannes' Camera D'Or Award for his directorial debut, Mac.  Other films as director/ writer include Illuminata, Romance & Cigarettes, Passione: a Musical Adventure, Fading Gigolo, and a segment in the upcoming anthology film, Rio, I Love You.

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Stumbling in the Dark

by John Turturro

John Turturro has a brother with mental health issues who lives in an institution and causes his family quite a bit of grief.

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