John Turturro

JOHN TURTURRO studied at SUNY New Paltz and the Yale School of Drama. For his theatrical debut he created the title role of John Patrick Shanley’s “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea” for which he won an OBIE Award and a Theater World Award.

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” Francesco Rosi’s “La Tregua” Robert De Niro’s “The Good Shepherd” Tom DiCillo’s “Box of Moonlight” Nanni Moretti’s “Mia Madre” and Joel and Ethan Coen’s “Miller’s Crossing” “The Big Lebowski” and “O Brother Where Art Thou.” For his lead role in the Coen Brothers’ “Barton Fink” Turturro won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival, and the David Donatello Award.

John Turturro can be currently seen in “The Batman” playing Carmine Falcone and will be the voice of a character in Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson’s animated feature, “Pinocchio”.

He received the Camera D’Or Award at the Cannes Film Festival for “Mac”, his directorial debut. Other films as director/ writer include “Illuminata” “Romance & Cigarettes” “Passione”  “Fading Gigolo” and “The Jesus Rolls”.

On Television, 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” and was nominated for a Golden Globe and a SAG Award for his performance in HBO’s “The Night Of”.

John Turturro led an international cast  in “The Name Of The Rose”, a limited series for Sundance TV and starred as Rabbi Bengelsdorf in “The Plot against America” on HBO. 

John Turturro currently stars in Apple’s new drama series “Severance” as Irving Bailiff.