Cazale appeared in only five feature films in his career before his death from
cancer in 1978: The Godfather (1972), The Conversation (1974), The Godfather,
Part II (1974), Dog Day Afternoon (1975) and The Deer Hunter (1978).
All five were nominated for Best Picture, and The Godfather, The
Godfather, Part II and The Deer Hunter won.
did appear in one film that failed to be nominated,
the 1962 short The American Way.
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