John Sarno

John Sarno

Birthday: September 17, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York, USA
John Anthony Sarno, was born in New York City, New York. His family origin is Italian from Sarno, Italy. John worked for Revlon on Park Avenue and backstage at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts under Directors Arthur Miller and Elia Kazan. Elia asked him to audition and cast him to debut as a Spear Holder on stage. He attended schools in New Y... Show more »
John Anthony Sarno, was born in New York City, New York. His family origin is Italian from Sarno, Italy. John worked for Revlon on Park Avenue and backstage at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts under Directors Arthur Miller and Elia Kazan. Elia asked him to audition and cast him to debut as a Spear Holder on stage. He attended schools in New York and was instructed in Stanislavski's techniques by Lee Strasberg at The Actor's Studio. There at the Actor's Studio John attended class with Al Pacino, Sidney Poitier, Ellen Burstyn, and others. John continued to work as an actor progressing to the Broadway stage as Billy Bibbit in Dale Wasserman's adaptation of Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. John was consequently cast in Director Russ Meyer's film The Seven Minutes and moved to Los Angeles, California. John Sarno was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his breakthrough performance in The Seven Minutes. John is also famous for his television work as in Smoot's death scene on Kojack, William Keho on NYPD Blue and films such as David Fincher's Zodiac. John continues to work in film as a supporting actor and recently traveled outside of California to play in the film: Monday at 11:01 AM. John Anthony Sarno passed away on Christmas Day, 25 December 2015 from lung cancer. Show less «