Currently alive, at 74 years of age.
1939 – Born in Brooklyn New York on the 13thof May.
1980 – Keitel continued to find plenty of work on both stage and screen, but was usually in the stereotypical role of a thug.
1991 – Ridley Scott also helped Keitel by casting him as the sympathetic policeman in Thelma and Louise.
– He obtained an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
1992 – Keitel starred in Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs, where his performance as "Mr. White" relaunched his semi-slumping career.
1994 – Starred in movies Pulp Fiction.
1995 – Starred in the movie Blue in the Face as Augie Wren.
1996 – Starred in movie "From Dusk Till Dawn" as Jacob Fuller.
1997 – He starred in the crime drama, Cop Land.
1999 – Keitel was replaced with Sydney Pollack on the set of Eyes Wide Shut due to scheduling conflicts. Keitel then came to great notoriety for his performance in Bad Lieutenant.
2001 – He married Daphna Kastner.