That was over 41 years ago in 1978.
In 1978 he died aged just 42, starring in 8 films in his career, 2 since The Deer Hunter was released.
In The Deer Hunter, I think John Cazale looks:
The Deer Hunter scores 7.9 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
John Cazale's first acting role was as 'Beatnik' in The American Way, released in 1962 when he was 26.
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