Roman Keitel is the son Harvey Keitel. Roman Keitel is one of Hollywood’s darling boys. He is known for top-rated films and playing a “tough guy” character. He received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination for his portrayal of Mickey Cohen in Bugsy (1991). He won the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for The Piano (1993). Who is Harvey Keitel’s son Roman who wants to follow in his footsteps?
Roman Keitel: Bio Summary
|Full Name||Roman Keitel|
|Famous as||Son of Harvey Keitel|
|Age||19 years old as of 2023|
|Date of Birth||August 2004|
|Place of Birth||United States of America|
|Siblings||Stella Keitel, Hudson Karmazin Keitel|
|Parents||Father- Harvey Keitel, Mother- Daphna Kastner|
How old is Roman Keitel?
Roman Keitel is an aspiring actor and the son of Harvey Keitel and Daphna Kastner. He was born in August 2004. As of 2023, he is 19 years old. He is not the only child of his father. He has two siblings- an elder sister who is a Psychologist, Stella Keitel, and an elder brother –Hudson Karmazin Keitel. He stands at a height of 5′ 8″ (1.73 m).
Harvey Keitel’s son Roman is an aspiring actor
Per his IMDB profile, Roman is an aspiring actor. The son of the Irishman actor is best known for his debut small role in moonrise kingdom as an altar boy. He is expected to appear in upcoming movies and TV shows with his father in the near future such as The Darveys and Chaos according to her IMDB mini Bio.
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Roman is not the only child of Harvey Keitel who is following in his footsteps, Roman’s sister Stella played the daughter of her real-life father Harvey Keitel in Bad Lieutenant (1992) and also the daughter of her real-life mother Lorraine Bracco in Goodfellas (1990). Concerning, Roman’s acting career, he was reportedly supposed to play the role of Jacob in the movie Esau but was unable to stay in Israel for the production. Aside from his love for acting, he is also passionate about writing novels as well as screenplays.
Roman’s father Harvey Keitel is well-known for his ethically ambiguous and “tough guy” characters. He emerged in popularity during the New Hollywood movement and has had a long-standing relationship with filmmaker Martin Scorsese, appearing in six of his films since 1967. Roman’s mother Daphna Kastner is a Canadian film and television actress, screenwriter, and film director.
Roman was beaten up in Tribeca when he was 13
The then 13-year-old son of “tough guy” actor Harvey Keitel was attacked in Tribeca by two teenage bullies, police sources told Pagesix. “Get off the bike right now,” one of the bullies commanded Keitel’s youngest son Roman after they approached the boy at Varick Street near Franklin Street around 5:30 p.m. – mere blocks away from the family’s penthouse, sources told the outlet.
Roman was punched in the face and had his glasses broken before his attackers ran off, leaving Roman’s bicycle behind. He suffered scratches on the right side of his temple and he was treated at a hospital and released. “He was punched in the nose, causing bruising, swelling and complaints of pain,” a source told Pagesix.
Roman’s parents secretly married in Jerusalem, while attending the Haifa International Film Festival. In October 2001 they had their official ceremony at the Manhattan home of Keitel’s friend, Ian Eckersley. The family has been spotted attending lots of events together, looking good and happy as a family.
However, before, Roman Keitel’s mother, his father was in a long-term relationship with American actress Lorraine Bracco from 1982 to 1993, but the relationship ended acrimoniously and included a prolonged custody battle over their daughter, Stella (born 1985). Harvey is an honorary citizen of Romania.
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Roman Keitel’s father
Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Blue Collar, The Last Temptation of Christ, Thelma & Louise, Bugsy, Reservoir Dogs, Bad Lieutenant, The Piano, Pulp Fiction, From Dusk till Dawn, Cop Land, Red Dragon, National Treasure, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Youth, and The Irishman are among Roman Keitel’s father Harvey Keitel’s films.
He has received a variety of honors, including Academy and Golden Globe nominations for Bugsy (1991), as well as an AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for The Piano (1993).
He was a co-president of the Stars Studio from 1995 until 2017, alongside actors Al Pacino and Ellen Burstyn.
Roman Keitel’s mother Kastner’s Selected Filmography
- 2007 My Sexiest Year
- 2001 Eden
- 2000 Timecode
- 1998 Spanish Fly
- 1996 Kiss & Tell
- 1995 French Exit
- 1992 Venice/Venice
- 1991 Lana in Love
- 1991 Julia Has Two Lovers
- 1991 Crack Me Up
- 1990 Eating
- 1989 Girlfriend from Hell
- 1986 Evixion
- 1983 The Lonely Lady