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OBIT-Ben Gazzara

I don't think they make actors like Ben anymore--Peter Bogdanovich

New York City mourns the death of a beloved actor: Ben Gazzara died over the weekend. Gazzara grew up on New York’s Lower East Side and later attended Stuyvesant High, City College, and the dramatic workshop at the New School—you don't get any more New Yorkey than this. Did you know that Gazzara was in line for the lead role in Elia Kazan’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof? He had, after all, starred in ... more >