May. 13th, 1939
Brooklyn, New York, USA
5' 7 1/2"
Guest TV Roles
Came to prominence in the early films of Martin Scorsese after working in theatre for around ten years, particularly Mean Streets (1973) and Taxi Driver (1976). Faded into anonymity in the eighties even though he turned in some impressive performances in films by some of America's leading directors. He re-emergered into star status with his role as Mr. White in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (1992), Abel Ferrara's Bad Lieutenant (1992), The Piano (1993) 0110912.
- (1995) Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#95).
- Appears in _Puerto Vallarta Squeeze (2004)_ (qv) opposite 'Scott Glenn' (qv), with whom he shared the role of Jack Crawford in the Hannibal Lecter films.
- (1999) Dated 'Andie MacDowell' (qv).
- Worked as a court stenographer in NYC for about 10 years while he was a struggling actor.
- His last name is pronounced "ky-tel".
- Presented good friend and fellow actor 'Michael Madsen (I)' (qv) with the inaugural Rebel Award for his past, present and ongoing commitment to independent film at Rebelfest 2005, Toronto.
- He is Godfather to 'Michael Madsen (I)' (qv)'s son Max.
- Worked as a salesman in a women's shoestore.