Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces

The Man of a Thousand Faces

American Masters – Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces premiered on PBS in 2000. When we think of the silent film era, we think of actors like Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, or Clara Bow, stars who created trademark personas and spent their entire careers testing the limits of those characters. They perfected what they had created, […]

John Cassavetes

About John Cassavetes

John Cassavetes was born in New York City on December 9th, 1929. After graduating from high school, he attended Mohawk College and Colgate University before graduating from the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1950. Throughout the early 1950s he worked as an actor in films including FOURTEEN HOURS (1951) and TAXI (1953). By […]