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Al Pacino

Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy, Tony Montana in Scarface, Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice in Dick Tracy and Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way, though he has also appeared several times on the other side of the law — as a police officer, detective and a lawyer. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 after receiving seven previous Oscar nominations. He made his feature film debut in the 1969 film Me, Natalie in a minor supporting role, before playing the leading role in the 1971 drama The Panic in Needle Park. Pacino made his major breakthrough when he was given the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather in 1972, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Other Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor were for Dick Tracy and Glengarry Glen Ross. Oscar nominations for Best Actor include The Godfather Part II, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, the court room drama ...And Justice for All and Scent of a Woman. In addition to a career in film, he has also enjoyed a successful career on stage, picking up Tony Awards for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. His love of Shakespeare led him to direct his first film with Looking for Richard, a part documentary on the play Richard III. Pacino has received numerous lifetime achievement awards, including one from the American Film Institute. He is a method actor, taught mainly by Lee Strasberg and Charlie Laughton at the Actors Studio in New York. Although he has never married, Pacino has had several relationships with actresses and has three children Description above from the Wikipedia article Al Pacino, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Apr 25, 1940 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Hunt
Latest Project:
Movie The Irishman 2019-11-01
Known For
Poster of Salomé
Poster of Casting By
Poster of Inside the Actors Studio
Series The Hunt Meyer Offerman 2020
Movie The Irishman Jimmy Hoffa 2019-11-01
Movie Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood Marvin Schwarzs 2019-07-25
Movie Paterno Joe Paterno 2018-04-07
Movie Hangman Detective Archer 2017-12-22
Movie The Pirates of Somalia Seymour Tolbin 2017-12-08
Movie Manipulations Charles Abrams 2016-02-05
Movie Danny Collins Danny Collins 2015-03-19
Movie Manglehorn A.J. Manglehorn 2015-06-03
Movie En toute humilité - The Humbling Simon Axler 2014-03-26
Movie Cruising Electric / '80 archive 2014-01-17
Movie Les Derniers Affranchis Valentine "Val" 2013-01-31
Movie Phil Spector Phil Spector 2013-03-24
Movie We're No Animals The Agent 2013-10-03
Movie Wilde Salomé Himself / King Herod 2013-12-20
Movie Salomé King Herod 2013-08-10
Movie Un Flic pour cible Detective Stanford 2012-01-04
Movie Casting By Himself 2012-09-09
Movie The Godfather Legacy Himself 2012-07-12
Movie Jack et Julie Al Pacino 2011-11-11
Movie La vérité sur Jack Dr. Jack Kevorkian 2010-04-14
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie La Loi et l'Ordre Rooster 2008-09-11
Movie Ocean's 13 Willy Bank 2007-06-20
Movie 88 minutes Jack Gramm 2007-05-30
Movie Two for the Money Walter Abrams 2005-10-07
Movie Le marchand de Venise Shylock 2004-12-03
Movie La Recrue Walter Burke 2003-06-11
Series Angels in America Roy Cohn 2003-12-07
Movie Amours Troubles Starkman 2003-08-01
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Tony Montana (Scarface) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie Influences Eli Wurman 2002-11-21
Movie Insomnia Will Dormer 2002-05-24
Movie The Kid Stays in the Picture Himself (archive footage) 2002-08-16
Movie Simone Viktor Taransky 2002-08-23
Movie Chinese Coffee Harry Levine 2000-09-02
Movie Révélations Lowell Bergman 1999-10-28
Movie L'enfer du Dimanche Tony D'Amato 1999-12-16
Movie The Making of 'Scarface' Himself 1998-03-31
Movie L'associé du Diable John Milton 1998-01-14
Movie Donnie Brasco Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero 1997-02-27
Movie Pitch Himself 1997-09-04
Movie City Hall Mayor John Pappas 1996-02-16
Movie Looking for Richard Himself/Richard III 1996-10-11
Movie Instant de bonheur Gitano Sabatoni 1995-10-22
Movie Heat Lt. Vincent Hanna 1995-12-15
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie L'Impasse Carlito Brigante 1993-11-10
Movie Glengarry Glen Ross Ricky Roma 1992-09-15
Movie Le Temps d'un week-end Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade 1992-12-23
Movie In bed with Madonna Himself 1991-05-10
Movie Frankie et Johnny Johnny 1991-10-18
Movie The Godfather Family: A Look Inside Himself 1990-07-12
Movie The Local Stigmatic Graham 1990-01-01
Movie Le Parrain, 3ème partie Don Michael Corleone 1990-12-24
Movie Dick Tracy Big Boy Caprice 1990-09-26
Movie Mélodie pour un meurtre Frank Keller 1989-09-15
Movie Revolution Tom Dobb 1985-12-25
Movie Scarface Antonio "Tony" Montana 1984-03-07
Movie Avec les compliments de l'auteur Ivan Travalian 1982-06-18
Movie Cruising : La Chasse Steve Burns 1980-05-06
Movie Justice pour tous Arthur Kirkland 1979-10-19
Series Mario Puzo's The Godfather: The complete Novel for Television Don Michael Corleone 1977-11-12
Movie Bobby Deerfield Bobby 1977-09-27
Movie Le Parrain, 2ème partie Don Michael Corleone 1975-08-27
Movie Un après-midi de chien Sonny Wortzik 1975-08-11
Movie Serpico Officer Frank Serpico 1973-12-05
Movie L'épouvantail Francis Lionel 'Lion' Delbuchi 1973-04-11
Movie Le Parrain Michael Corleone 1972-03-15
Movie Panique à Needle Park Bobby 1971-07-13
Movie Me, Natalie Tony 1969-07-13
Series Cérémonie des Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25