Social Icons

Social Connect

Seymour Cassel

  • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
  • Birthday: January 22
Date of passing: 
April 07, 2019

Obituary

Obituary: 

Seymour Cassel was an American actor.

Cassel first came to prominence in the 1960s in the films of writer/director John Cassavetes. The first of these was Too Late Blues, followed by Faces, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. Cassel went on to appear in Cassavetes's films Minnie and Moskowitz, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, Opening Night, and Love Streams.

Cassel also appeared in actor Steve Buscemi's directorial debut Trees Lounge and appeared in three films by Wes Anderson: Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.

Seymour Cassel was an American actor.

Cassel first came to prominence in the 1960s in the films of writer/director John Cassavetes. The first of these was Too Late Blues, followed by Faces, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. Cassel went on to appear in Cassavetes's films Minnie and Moskowitz, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, Opening Night, and Love Streams.

Cassel also appeared in actor Steve Buscemi's directorial debut Trees Lounge and appeared in three films by Wes Anderson: Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.

Among Cassel’s television credits: The Twilight Zone, Burke’s Law, Combat!, My Three Sons, The F.B.I., Batman, The Fugitive, Emergency!, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Matlock, Chicago Hope, Tracey Takes On…, Boston Public, Arli$$, and ER.

Cassel died April 7, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. He was 84.

Show more

seymour-cassel-450x600.jpg

Seymour Cassel

Seymour Cassel

Photo credit: 
Photofest

Main

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

Browser Requirements

The TelevisionAcademy.com sites look and perform best when using a modern browser.

We suggest you use the latest version of any of these browsers:


Visiting the site with Internet Explorer or other browsers may not provide the best viewing experience.

Close Window