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Katherine Cassavetes

Personal information
Birth nameKatherine Demetre
Birth dateJune 24, 1906
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
Date of deathMarch 29, 1983(age 76)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
SpouseNicholas John Cassavetes

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Katherine Cassavetes (born June 24, 1906 - died March 29, 1983) was an American actress, born as Katherine Demetre.

She was the mother of actor-director John Cassavetes and mother-in-law of actress Gena Rowlands. Her grandchildren are actors-directors Nick Cassavetes, Zoe Cassavetes, and Alexandra Cassavetes. She appeared in four films, three of which were written and directed by her son, John Cassavetes, including Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)

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