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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.

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Apr 25, 1940 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Trap
Latest Project:
Movie The Irishman 2019-11-01
Known For
Poster of Wilde Salomé
Poster of Looking for Richard
Poster of Late Show with David Letterman
Poster of The Local Stigmatic
Movie The Trap 2023
Movie The Irishman Jimmy Hoffa 2019-11-01
Movie Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood Marvin Schwarz 2019-07-24
Movie Paterno Joe Paterno 2018-04-07
Movie Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Self 2017-05-05
Movie The Pirates of Somalia Seymour Tolbin 2017-12-08
Movie Frank Serpico Self (voice) 2017-11-01
Movie Hangman Detective Archer 2017-12-22
Movie Misconduct Charles Abrams 2016-02-05
Movie Danny Collins Danny Collins 2015-03-19
Movie Manglehorn A.J. Manglehorn 2015-06-03
Movie The Humbling Simon Axler 2014-12-31
Movie Cruising Electric (1980) archive 2014-01-17
Movie Marlon Brando: An Actor Named Desire Self - Actor (archive footage) 2014-09-20
Movie Phil Spector Phil Spector 2013-03-24
Movie We're No Animals The Agent 2013-10-03
Movie Salomé King Herod 2013-08-10
Movie Wilde Salomé Himself / King Herod 2013-12-20
Movie The Godfather Legacy Himself 2012-07-12
Movie Casting By Self 2012-09-09
Movie Stand Up Guys Valentine "Val" 2012-12-14
Movie Jack and Jill Self 2011-11-11
Movie The Son of No One Detective Charles Stanford 2011-11-04
Movie You Don't Know Jack Dr. Jack Kevorkian 2010-04-14
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie Righteous Kill Detective Dave 'Rooster' Fisk 2008-09-11
Movie Ocean's Thirteen Willy Bank 2007-06-06
Movie 88 Minutes Jack Gramm 2007-02-14
Movie Brando Himself 2007-05-01
Movie The Godfather and the Mob (archive footage) 2006-04-25
Movie Babbleonia Himself 2005-07-12
Movie Two for the Money Walter Abrams 2005-10-07
Movie The Merchant of Venice Shylock 2004-12-03
Movie The Recruit Walter Burke 2003-01-31
Movie Gigli Starkman 2003-08-01
Series Angels in America Roy Cohn 2003-12-07
Movie The Kid Stays in the Picture Himself (archive footage) 2002-08-16
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Tony Montana (Scarface) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie S1m0ne Viktor Taransky 2002-08-23
Movie People I Know Eli Wurman 2002-11-21
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes Self 2001-09-21
Movie Chinese Coffee Harry Levine 2000-09-02
Movie The Insider Lowell Bergman 1999-03-10
Movie Any Given Sunday Tony D'Amato 1999-12-22
Movie The Making of 'Scarface' Himself 1998-03-31
Movie Donnie Brasco Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero 1997-02-27
Movie Pitch Himself 1997-09-04
Movie The Devil's Advocate John Milton 1997-10-17
Movie Looking for Richard Himself/Richard III 1996-10-11
Movie City Hall Mayor John Pappas 1996-02-16
Movie Two Bits Gitano Sabatoni 1995-10-22
Movie Heat Lt. Vincent Hanna 1995-12-15
Movie Jonas in the Desert Himself 1994-01-01
Series Late Show with David Letterman Himself 1993-08-30
Movie Carlito's Way Carlito Brigante 1993-11-10
Movie Glengarry Glen Ross Ricky Roma 1992-09-15
Movie The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 Don Michael Corleone 1992-10-17
Movie Scent of a Woman Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade 1992-12-23
Movie Frankie and Johnny Johnny 1991-10-11
Movie Madonna: Truth or Dare Self 1991-05-10
Movie The Godfather: Part III Michael Corleone 1990-12-25
Movie The Local Stigmatic Graham 1990-01-01
Movie The Godfather Family: A Look Inside Self 1990-07-12
Movie Sea of Love Frank Keller 1989-09-15
Movie Revolution Tom Dobb 1985-12-25
Movie Scarface Tony Montana 1983-12-09
Movie Author! Author! Ivan Travalian 1982-06-18
Movie Cruising Steve Burns 1980-02-15
Movie ...And Justice for All 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 Dog Day Afternoon Sonny Wortzik 1975-08-01
Movie The Godfather: Part II Don Michael Corleone 1974-12-20
Movie Scarecrow Francis Lionel 'Lion' Delbuchi 1973-04-11
Movie Serpico Officer Frank Serpico 1973-12-05
Movie The Godfather Don Michael Corleone 1972-03-14
Movie The Panic in Needle Park Bobby 1971-06-01
Movie Me, Natalie Tony 1969-07-13
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