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Harvey Keitel

Academy Award-nominated American Actor
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Born May 13, 1939

Harvey Keitel is an American actor. Some of his most notable starring roles were in Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets and Taxi Driver, Ridley Scott's The Duellists and Thelma & Louise, Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, Jane Campion's The Piano, Abel Ferrara's Bad Lieutenant, and James Mangold's Cop Land.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1939 Birth Born on May 13, 1939.

THIRTIES

1978 39 Years Old In 1978, Keitel starred in the directorial debuts of Paul Schrader (Blue Collar, co-starring Richard Pryor and Yaphet Kotto), Ridley Scott (The Duellists, co-starring Keith Carradine), and James Toback (Fingers, in which Keitel played a street hood with aspirations of being a pianist - a role writer/director Toback wrote for Robert De Niro to play). … Read More

FORTIES

1983 44 Years Old Keitel played a corrupt police officer in the 1983 thriller Copkiller (co-starring British rock musician John Lydon), before taking supporting roles in the romantic drama Falling in Love (1984), starring Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep, and Brian De Palma's mobster comedy Wise Guys (1986), starring Danny DeVito and Joe Piscopo. … Read More

FIFTIES

1991 52 Years Old Ridley Scott cast Keitel as the sympathetic policeman in Thelma & Louise in 1991; that same year, Keitel landed a role in Barry Levinson's Bugsy, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. … Read More
1992 53 Years Old Keitel starred in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (which he co-produced) in 1992, where his performance as "Mr. White" took his career to a different level. … Read More
1993 54 Years Old He co-starred in the movie The Piano in 1993, and played an efficient clean-up expert, Winston "The Wolf" Wolfe in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction. … Read More
1996 57 Years Old In 1996, Keitel had a major role in Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's film From Dusk till Dawn, and in 1997, he starred in the crime drama Cop Land, which also starred Sylvester Stallone, Ray Liotta and Robert De Niro. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1999 - 2001 2 More Events
2002 63 Years Old In 2002 at the 24th Moscow International Film Festival, Keitel was honored with the Stanislavsky Award for his outstanding achievement in the career of acting and devotion to the principles of Stanislavsky's school.
2007 68 Years Old He also appeared in the Steinlager Pure commercials in New Zealand in 2007. … Read More
2008 69 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2008, Keitel played Jerry Springer in the New York City premiere of Jerry Springer: The Opera at Carnegie Hall.
2009 70 Years Old In June 2009, he made a cameo appearance in the Jay-Z video for "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)", a nod to his Brooklyn origins.
2013 74 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, he appeared in a music video for "Pretty Hurts" by Beyoncé Knowles.
2014 75 Years Old In 2014 he reprised his role of Winston Wolfe from Pulp Fiction as part of a £40 million television advertising campaign for Direct Line, an insurance company in the United Kingdom.
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