Ten fun facts about Harvey Keitel


Fact 1
Actor Harvey Keitel has close relationships with Hollywood icons Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese. He also commonly works with both of them.

Fact 2
The majority of characters that Harvey Keitel plays all have an intense “moral center”. The majority of these characters are very violent.

Fact 3
He was a U.S. Marine. He served overseas in 1958 in Lebanon.


Fact 4
Harvey Keitel had a wide variety of jobs growing up. He worked as a court stenographer and a salesman at a store that sold women’s shows.

Fact 5
He attended the highly popular “The Actors Studio” where he trained with Stella Adler and Frank Corsaro.

Fact 6
For the film “Apocalypse Now” he was cast in the part of Captain Willard. A few weeks before filming began he was fired from the project after having a disagreement with director Francis Ford Coppola. The part went to Martin Sheen.

Fact 7
Harvey Keitel dislikes interviews and openly admits that he gets overly nervous and laughs a great deal during them.

Fact 8
He is the godfather of fellow actor and friend Michael Madsen’s son.

Fact 9
Harvey Keitel has played a “cleaner” in two films. These films are “Point of No Return” and “Pulp Fiction”.

Fact 10
In 1995 he was ranked as one of the 100 sexiest stars in Hollywood by Empire magazine.


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