|Place of birth:||:||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Also Known as||:||John Michael Turturro|
John Michael Turturro (born February 28, 1957) is an American actor, writer, and director known for his roles in the films Barton Fink (1991), Quiz Show (1994), The Big Lebowski (1998), and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). He has appeared in over sixty films, and has worked frequently with the Coen brothers, Adam Sandler, and Spike Lee.