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He always played the schnook. The loser. The screw-up. The guy who is congenitally unable to do the right thing, and yet is entirely unaware of his shortcomings. Such were the characters of John Cazale. Unlike those characters, Cazale wasn't a loser. Anything but. In fact, each of the five movies he made was nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award. Three of them won. They are all classics. So is Cazale.