Harvey Keitel Biography, Age, Wife, Movies, Taxi Driver and Pulp Fiction

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Harvey Keitel Biography

Harvey Keitel is an American actor and producer. He is an Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee. Harvey  has appeared in films such as Theo Angelopoulos’ Ulysses’ Gaze, Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, and The Last Temptation of Christ; Ridley Scott’s The Duellists and Thelma & Louise. 

Harvey Keitel
Harvey Keitel

Other notable roles includes István Szabó’s Taking Sides; Peter Yates’ Mother, Jugs & Speed; Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction; Jane Campion’s The Piano; Abel Ferrara’s Bad Lieutenant; Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk till Dawn; James Mangold’s Cop Land; Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Isle of Dogs; and Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth.

From 1995 to 2017 along with actors Al Pacino and Ellen Burstyn, he was a co-president of the Actors Studio .

Harvey Keitel Age | How Old Is Harvey Keitel

Harvey was born on May 13 1939 in New York City Borough of Brooklyn. He is 80 years old as of 2019.

Harvey Keitel Height | How Tall Is Harvey Keitel

Harvey stands at a height of 1.71 m.

Harvey Keitel Family

Harvey was born in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.  He is the son of Miriam (née Klein) and Harry Keitel, who were Jewish emigrants from Romania and Poland, respectively.  Harvey’s parents owned and ran a luncheonette and his father also worked as a hat maker.

Harvey together with his sister, Renee, and brother, Jerry they grew up in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn.

Harvey Keitel Young |Harvey Keitel Education

He went to Abraham Lincoln High School. He decided to join the United States Marine Corps at the age of sixteen , a decision that took him to Lebanon, during Operation Blue Bat. After he went back to the United States, Harvey was a court reporter for several years and was able to support himself before beginning his acting.

Harvey Keitel Wife | Harvey Keitel Children

In 2001 Harvey married actress Daphna Kastner.  He is the father of three children: daughter Stella  who was born in 1985 from his relationship with Bracco; son Hudson who was born in 2001  from his relationship with Lisa Karmazin; and son Roman  who was born in 2004 from his marriage to Kastner. Harvey is a godfather of close friend Michael Madsen’s son Max.

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Harvey Keitel Net Worth

Harvey  has an estimated net worth of  $45 million. He made a huge part of his fortune from his career as an actor.

Harvey Keitel Movies | Harvey Keitel Films

Movies From Year 2015 to 2019

2019 – See You Soon
2019 – The Irishman as Angelo Bruno
2018 – Isle of Dogs as Gondo
2018 – First We Take Brooklyn as Anatoly
2018 – The Last Man as Noe
2017 – Madame as Bob Fredericks
2017 – Lies We Tell as Demi
2016 – Chosen as Papi
2016 – The Comedian as Mac
2015 – Youth as Mick Boyle
2015 – The Ridiculous 6 as Smiley Harris

Movies From Year 2010 to 2014

2014 – Two Men in Town as Bill Agati
2014 – The Grand Budapest Hotel as Ludvig
2014 – Rio, I Love You – Himself (as O Ator)
2014 – By the Gun as Salvatore Vitaglia
2014 – Gandhi of the Month as Edward Baker
2013 – A Farewell to Fools as Father Johanis
2013 – The Power Inside asO’Mansky
2013 – The Congress as Al
2012 – Moonrise Kingdom as Commander Pierce
2010 – A Beginner’s Guide to Endings as Duke White
2010 – Little Fockers as Randy Weir
2010 – The Last Godfather as Don Carini

Movies From Year 2005 to 2009

2009 – Chaos
2009 – Inglourious Basterds as Allied Commanding Officer
2009 – The Ministers as Detective Joseph Bruno
2009 – Wrong Turn at Tahoe as Nino
2007 – My Sexiest Year as Zowie
2007 – National Treasure: Book of Secrets as Agent Peter Sadusky
2006 – One Last Dance as Terrtano
2006 – A Crime as Roger Culkin
2006 – The Stone Merchant [it] as The Merchant Ludovico Vicedomini
2006 – Arthur and the Minimoys as Miro
2005 – Be Cool as Nick Carr
2005 – Shadows in the Sun as Weldon Parish

Movies From Year 2000 to 2004

2004 – Puerto Vallarta Squeeze as Walter McGrane
2004 – National Treasure as Agent Peter Sadusky
2004 – The Bridge of San Luis Rey as Uncle Pio
2003 – Crime Spree as Frankie Zammeti
2003 – The Galindez File asEdward Robards
2003 – Dreaming of Julia as Che
2002 – Ginostra as Matt Benson
2002 – Red Dragon as Jack Crawford
2001 – Nailed as Tony Romano
2001 – The Grey Zone as SS-Oberscharführer Eric Muhsfeldt
2001 – Taking Sides as Major Steve Arnold2000 – U-571 as CPO Henry Klough
2000 – Prince of Central Park as The Guardian
2000 – Little Nicky as Satan
2000 – Viper as Leone

Movies From Year 1995 to 1999

1999 – Three Seasons as James Hager
1999 – Holy Smoke! as PJ Waters
1999 – Presence of Mind as The Master
1998 – Shadrach as Vernon
1998 – Lulu on the Bridge as Izzy Maurer
1998 – Finding Graceland as Elvis
1998 – Sweets of Roses as Hubie
1998 – Gunslinger’s Revenge (Il mio West) as Johnny Lowen
1997 – City of Industry as Roy Egan
1997 – Cop Land as Ray Donlan
1997 – FairyTale: A True Story as Harry Houdini
1996 – From Dusk till Dawn as Jacob Fuller
1996 – Head Above Water George
1995 – Smoke as Augustus “Auggie” Wren
1995 – Blue in the Face as Auggie Wren
1995 – Ulysses’ Gaze as A
1995 – Clockers as Det. Rocco Klein
1995 – Get Shorty – Himself

Movies From Year 1990 to 1994

1994 – Monkey Trouble as Azro
1994 – Pulp Fiction as Winston “The Wolf” Wolfe
1994 – Imaginary Crimes as Ray Weiler
1993 – Point of No Return as Victor the Cleaner
1993 – The Piano as George Baines
1993 – Rising Sun as Lt. Tom Graham
1993 – Dangerous Game as Eddie Israel
1993 – Young Americans as John Harris
1992 – Reservoir Dogs as Mr. White Larry Dimmick
1992 – Bad Lieutenant as The Lieutenant
1992 – Sister Act as Vince LaRocca
1991 – Mortal Thoughts as Det. John Woods
1991 – Thelma & Louise as Hal
1991 – Bugsy as Mickey Cohen
1990 – Two Evil Eyes as Roderick Usher
1990 – The Two Jakes as Julius “Jake” Berman
1990 – Grandi cacciatori as Thomas

Movies From Year 1980 to 1989

1989 – The January Man as Police Commissioner Frank Starkey
1989 – Imagining America
1988 – The Last Temptation of Christ as Judas Iscariot
1988 – Dear Gorbachev as Nikolaj Bucharin
1987 – The Inquiry as Pontius Pilate
1987 – Blindside as Penfield Gruber
1987 – The Pick-up Artist as Alonzo Scolara
1986 – Off Beat as Mickey
1986 – Wise Guys as Bobby DiLea
1986 – The Men’s Club as Solly Berliner
1985 – Camorra (A Story of Streets, Women and Crime)as Frankie
1985 – El caballero del dragon (The Knight of the Dragon) as Clever
1984 – Falling in Love as Ed Lasky
1984 – Nemo as Mr. Legend
1983 – Copkiller as Lt. Fred O’Connor
1983 – Exposed as Rivas
1982 – The Border as Cat
1982 – That Night in Varennes as Thomas Paine
1980 – Death Watch as Roddy
1980 – Saturn 3 as Benson
1980 – Bad Timing as Inspector Netusil

Movies From Year 1967 to 1979

1979 – Eagle’s Wing as Henry
1978 – Blue Collar as Jerry Bartowski
1978 – Fingers as Jimmy Fingers
1977 – The Duellists as Feraud
1976 – Taxi Driver as Charles “Sport” Rain/”Matthew”
1976 – Mother, Jugs & Speed as Tony “Speed” Malatesta
1976 – Buffalo Bill and the Indians as Ed Goodman
1976 – Welcome to L.A. as Ken Hood
1975 – That’s the Way of the World as Coleman Buckmaster
1974 – Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore as Ben
1973 – Mean Streets as Charlie
1970 – Brewster McCloud as Photographer
1967 – Reflections in a Golden Eye as Soldier
1967 – Who’s That Knocking at My Door as J.R.
TBA – The Painted Bird as Priest

Harvey Keitel Tv Shows

2016 – Inside Amy Schumer as Proposition Man
2012 – Fatal Honeymoon as Tommy Thomas
2008–2009 – Life on Mars (U.S.) as Lieutenant Gene Hunt
2006 – The Path to 9/11 as John O’Neill
2002 – Saturday Night Live as Siegfried
2000 – Fail Safe as Brig Gen Warren A. Black
1988 – The Play on One as Carl
1986 – The Ellen Burstyn Show as Frank Tanner
1985 – Amazing Stories as Byron Sullivan
1984 – La bella Otero as Ernest Jurgens
1974 – The F.B.I. as Ernie
1974 – A Memory of Two Mondays as Jerry
1973 – Kojak as Jerry Talaba
1971 – Great Performances as Jerry
1968 – N.Y.P.D. as Ramby
1966 – Hogan’s Heroes as German Soldier
1966 – Dark Shadows as Blue Whale customer
TBA – Rio Heat as Hubert Humbolt

Harvey Keitel Taxi Driver

Harvey appeared with Robert De Niro in Scorsese’s Taxi Driver (1976), playing the role of Jodie Foster’s pimp. A neo-noir  psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Paul Schrader.

The film is set in a decaying New York City following the Vietnam War. It   tells the story of a lonely veteran (De Niro) working as a taxi driver, who descends into insanity as he plots to assassinate both the presidential candidate (Harris) for whom the woman he is infatuated with (Shepherd) works, and the pimp (Keitel) of an underage prostitute (Foster) he befriends.

Harvey Keitel Pulp Fiction | Harvey Keitel Direct Line |Harvey Keitel The Wolf

Harvey played an efficient cleanup expert, Winston “The Wolf” Wolfe in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. A crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino; it is based on a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary.

He has reprised his role of Winston Wolfe from Pulp Fiction since 2014 as part of a £40 million television advertising campaign for Direct Line, an insurance company in the United Kingdom.

Harvey Keitel The Piano

Harvey co-starred in the movie The Piano in 1993.  A New Zealand drama film about a mute piano player and her daughter. It was set during the mid-19th century in a rainy, muddy frontier backwater town on the west coast of New Zealand.  The film is based on  the musician’s passion for playing the piano and her efforts to regain her piano after it is sold. It was written and directed by Jane Campion.

Its’ score by Michael Nyman became a best-selling soundtrack album, and Hunter played her own piano pieces for the film.  Hunter also served as sign language teacher for Paquin, earning three screen credits. It is an international co-production by Australian producer Jan Chapman with the French company Ciby 2000.

Harvey Keitel Advert

Since 2014, Harvey has repeated 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.

Harvey Keitel Smoke

Harvey re-teamed with Jane Campion for Holy Smoke! (co-starring Kate Winslet). An Australian drama film directed by Jane Campion, who co-wrote the screenplay with her sister Anna. It premiered at the 56th Venice International Film Festival and was shown at the New York Film Festival and the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival before being released theatrically.

Harvey Keitel Bad Lieutenant

Different from  many American male actors, Keitel has appeared nude in several films, including full frontal nudity in Bad Lieutenant.

A neo-noir crime drama film directed by Abel Ferrarahe screenplay was co-written by Ferrara with actor-writer Paul Calderón and actress-model Zoë Lund, both of whom appear in the film.

It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.

Harvey Keitel Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds is war film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film stars Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Michael Fassbender, Eli Roth, Diane Kruger, Til Schweiger, and Mélanie Laurent.

It is based on the alternate history story of two plots to assassinate Nazi Germany’s leadership, one planned by Shosanna Dreyfus (Laurent), a young French Jewish cinema proprietor, and the other by a team of Jewish American soldiers led by First Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Pitt).

It co-stars Christoph Waltz  as Hans Landa, an SS colonel tracking down Raine’s group who is connected to Shosanna’s past. The film’s title was inspired by Italian director Enzo G. Castellari’s macaroni combat film The Inglorious Bastards.

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