John Turturro

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 83
John Michael Turturro is an American actor, writer and filmmaker, known for his association with the independent film movement. He has appeared in over sixty feature films and has worked frequently with the Coen brothers, Adam Sandler and Spike Lee. He began acting on-screen in the early 1980s, with his mainstream breakthrough coming with Lee's Do... read more

John Michael Turturro is an American actor, writer and filmmaker, known for his association with the independent film movement. He has appeared in over sixty feature films and has worked frequently with the Coen brothers, Adam Sandler and Spike Lee. He began acting on-screen in the early 1980s, with his mainstream breakthrough coming with Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989) and the Coens' Miller's Crossing (1990) and Barton Fink (1991), for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival. His subsequent roles included Herb Stempel in Quiz Show (1994), Jesus Quintana in The Big Lebowski (1998) and The Jesus Rolls (2020), Pete in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Seymour Simmons in the Transformers film series and Carmine Falcone in the DC Extended Universe.

Birth Name

John Michael Turturro


Thursday, 28 February 1957

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

Can't Go Home Paulo Santana 2023
Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio (voice) 2022
The Batman Carmine Falcone 2022
Severance Irving 2022
NYC Epicenters 9/11-2021½ Self 2021
Difficult People Dusty 2020
Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time, Parts 1-3 Self 2020
Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time- Vol. 1 Midnight Madness Self 2020
The Plot Against America Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf 2020
The True Adventures of Wolfboy Mr. Silk 2019
Green Eggs and Ham Goat 2019
The Jesus Rolls Jesus Quintana / Jesus 2019
The Movies Pino 2019
Gloria Bell Arnold 2019
The Name of the Rose Guglielmo da Baskerville 2019
Frank Serpico Himself / Self 2017
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Nominee 2017
Landline Alan Jacobs / Alan 2017
Transformers: The Last Knight Agent Simmons / Seymour Simmons 2017
The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2017 Self - Nominee 2017
Hands of Stone Frankie Carbo 2016
The Night Of Jack Stone / John Stone 2016
The Ridiculous 6 Abner Doubleday 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest, Self 2015
Mia madre Barry Huggins 2015
Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells Ingegner Lombelli / Ingegnere Lombelli 2015
Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus - Gods and Kings Self 2015
Senza Lucio Self 2015
The New Yorker Presents Patient 2015
Exodus: Gods and Kings Seti / Sethos I 2014
Rio, I Love You Homem (segment "Quando não há Mais Amor") 2014
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi Self 2014
God's Pocket Arthur 'Bird' Capezio 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest 2014
The Italian Americans Self 2014
Gods Behaving Badly Hades 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Fading Gigolo Fioravante 2013
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Himself / Self 2013
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
In the Shadow of No Towers Narrator 2011
Somewhere Tonight Leroy 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Simmons 2011
Cars 2 Francesco Bernoulli / Francesco Bernoulli (voice) 2011
Lost Bohemia Self 2011
Big Morning Buzz Live Self 2011
The Nutcracker: The Untold Story The Rat King 2010
The Clock Self 2010
Passione Self / Narrator 2010
Talk Stoop Self - Guest 2009
Prove per una tragedia siciliana 2009
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Simmons 2009
The Taking of Pelham 123 Camonetti / Lt. Camonetti 2009
What Just Happened Dick Bell 2008
Miracle at St. Anna Detective Antonio 'Tony' Ricci / Detective Antonio Ri 2008
You Don't Mess with the Zohan Phantom / The Phantom 2008
Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies Self 2008
Christmas Story Iisakki 2007
Margot at the Wedding Jim 2007
The Bronx Is Burning Billy Martin 2007
Transformers Agent Simmons 2007
Flight of the Conchords Credits Cop 2007
The 61st Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2007
Brando Himself / Self 2007
Slipstream Harvey Brickman 2007
The Good Shepherd Ray Brocco / Raymond Brocco 2006
Rachael Ray Self 2006
A Few Days in September William Pound 2006
Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow (archive footage) 2006
Sacco and Vanzetti Vanzetti 2006
Diario di viaggio con fantasmi Self / himself 2006
Romance & Cigarettes Male Dancer & Singer 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation Son 2005
Broadway: The American Musical Aldo Silvano 2004
She Hate Me Don Angelo Bonasera 2004
The Filmmaker and the Labyrinth Himself / Self 2004
2BPerfectlyHonest Roberto / Sal 2004
Secret Window John Shooter 2004
Secret Passage Paolo Zane 2004
Opopomoz (voice) / John 2003
Anger Management Chuck 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self - Guest 2003
Fear X Harry 2003
Rosy-Fingered Dawn: a Film on Terrence Malick Himself / Self 2002
Monk Ambrose Monk 2002
Mr. Deeds Emilio Lopez 2002
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing Walker 2002
Collateral Damage Sean Armstrong / Sean Amstrong 2002
Monday Night Mayhem Howard Cosell 2002
Last Call with Carson Daly Himself - Guest 2002
Monkeybone Voice of Monkeybone / Monkeybone (voice) 2001
The Coen Brothers Self 2000
The Man Who Cried Dante Dominio 2000
The Luzhin Defence Aleksandr Ivanovich 'Sascha' Luzhin / Luzhin 2000
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Pete Hogwallop 2000
Company Man Crocker Johnson 2000
Two Thousand and None Benjamin Kasparian 2000
Cradle Will Rock Aldo Silvano 1999
Summer of Sam Harvey the Black Dog / Harvey (voice) 1999
Illuminata Tuccio 1999
The Source Allen Ginsberg 1999
Rounders Joey Knish 1998
He Got Game Coach Billy Sunday / Billy Sunday 1998
O.K. Garage Johnny Candellano 1998
The Big Lebowski Jesus Quintana 1998
Animals with the Tollkeeper Tuxedo Man 1998
Lesser Prophets Leon 1997
Split Screen Self 1997
The Truce Primo Levi 1997
Grace of My Heart Joel Millner 1996
Box of Moonlight Al Fountain 1996
Girl 6 Murray - the Agent 1996
Sugartime Sam Giancana 1995
Unstrung Heroes Sid Lidz 1995
Clockers Det. Larry Mazilli / Larry Mazilli 1995
The 67th Annual Academy Awards Self - 'Cabin Boy' Audition Reel 1995
Search and Destroy Ron 1995
At Sundance Himself / Self 1995
The Search for One-eye Jimmy Disco Bean 1994
Quiz Show Herbie Stempel 1994
Baseball Voice, Self / Voice, Various / Voice, Himself / Self / Voice 1994
Being Human Lucinnius 1994
Fearless Dr. Bill Perlman 1993
Frasier Grant 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Mac Niccolo (Mac) Vitelli / Niccolo "Mac" Vitelli 1992
HBO First Look Self 1992
Brain Donors Roland T. Flakfizer 1992
Barton Fink Barton Fink 1991
Jungle Fever Paulie Carbone / Pauline Carbone 1991
Miller's Crossing Bernie Bernbaum 1990
State of Grace Nick 1990
Mo' Better Blues Moe Flatbush 1990
Men of Respect Mike Battaglia 1990
Catchfire Pinella 1990
Making Do the Right Thing Himself / Self 1989
Do the Right Thing Pino / Pino Fragione 1989
Sidewalks Entertainment Self - Guest 1988
The Fortunate Pilgrim Larry 1988
The Sicilian Pisciotta / Aspanu Pisciotta 1987
Five Corners Heinz / Heinz Sabatino 1987
The Color of Money Julian 1986
Off Beat Neil Pepper 1986
Gung Ho Willie 1986
Hannah and Her Sisters Writer / TV Writer 1986
To Live and Die in L.A. Carl Cody 1985
Desperately Seeking Susan Ray 1985
The Flamingo Kid Ted from Pinky's 1984
Miami Vice David Traynor 1984
Exterminator 2 Guy #1 1984
Raging Bull Man at Webster Hall Table 1980
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host / Various 1975

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2017 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
2004 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Won
1995 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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