John Turturro was born on February 28, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Katherine Florence (Incerella) and Nicholas Turturro. His mother was born in the U.S., to Italian parents with roots in Sicily , and was an amateur jazz singer, who had worked in a naval yard during World War II .
John Turturro, Actor: Barton Fink. Highly talented, lightly built American actor who always looks unsettled and jumpy has become a favourite of cult/arthouse film aficionados with his compelling performances in a broad range of cinematic vehicles. Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Italian-American parents, Katherine (Incerella), a jazz singer, and Nicholas Turturro, a ...
John Turturro speaks fluent Italian, as amply demonstrated by his role in Mia madre (2015). Discovered on the show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012) that his maternal grandfather, Giovanni Incerella, an Italian emigrant from Naples, re-married to a black woman, John's step-grandmother Deborah M. L. Eld, in the U.S., in 1937.
- John Michael Turturro
- 6' 0½" (1.84 m)
A successful writer in the midst of a painful divorce is stalked at his remote lake house by a would-be scribe who accuses him of plagiarism. Director: David Koepp | Stars: Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro, Timothy Hutton. Votes: 185,663 | Gross: $48.02M. 22.
Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Italian-American parents, Katherine (Incerella), a jazz singer, and Nicholas Turturro, a construction worker and carpenter, who was born in Giovinazzo. His brother, also named Nicholas Turturro, is an actor, and actress Aida Turturro is his cousin.
- Actor, Writer, Director, Producer
- February 28, 1957
John Turturro. Highest Rated: 96% Quiz Show (1994) Lowest Rated: 8% Rio, I Love You (2014) Birthday: Feb 28, 1957. Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA. Actor John Turturro rose to prominence as a ...
74 Metascore. In New York City, the lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a house-cleaner, a professor and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability. Director: Jill Sprecher | Stars: Alan Arkin, John Turturro, Matthew McConaughey, David Connolly.