Cassel appeared as Jason Schwartzman's character's father in last year's comedy Rushmore. He stars in the upcoming film SF0 opposite Timothy Hutton and Maria Grazia Cucinotta. Other film credits include Steve Buscemi's Trees Lounge, Andrew Bergman's It Could Happen to You and Honeymoon in Vegas, Adrian Lyne's Indecent Proposal, Warren Beatty's Dick Tracy, Randal Kleiser's White Fang, Dennis Hopper's Chasers and Alexandre Rockwell's In the Soup, for which he won a Special Outstanding Performance Award from the Sundance Film Festival.
Cassel's early career was highlighted by his Academy Award nomination and the National Film Critics Award as Best Supporting Actor in John Cassavetes' Faces. His eight picture association with Cassavetes includes Cassel's New York Film Critics Award for his starring role in Minnie and Moskowitz and an associate producer credit for Shadows.
On television, Cassel played recurring characters on HBO's Tracey Takes On and Matlock and was a series regular on Under Suspicion and Good Company. He appeared in the miniseries The Last Don and the television movies Face of a Stranger, Dead in the Water,
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