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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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Born:
Apr 25, 1940 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
72
First Appeared:
In the series The Emmy Awards 1949-01-25
Latest Project:
Movie The Irishman 2018-12-31
Known For
Poster of The Irishman
Poster of Dabka
Poster of Brando
Poster of The Making of 'Scarface'
Filmography

The Irishman (2018)

Drama Crime
Movie
as Jimmy Hoffa

Dabka (2017)

Drama
Movie
as Seymour Tolbin

The Godfather Saga (2018)

Series
as Michael Corleone
10 3 votes

The Trap (2017)

Crime Horror Thriller
Movie

Misconduct (2016)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Abrams
5.2 120 votes

Danny Collins (2015)

Comedy Drama Music
Movie
as Danny Collins
6.7 164 votes

Manglehorn (2015)

Drama
Movie
as A.J. Manglehorn
5.2 54 votes

Cruising Electric (1980) (2014)

Movie
as archive

The Humbling (2014)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Simon Axler
5.1 34 votes

Phil Spector (2013)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Phil Spector
5.8 33 votes

Stand Up Guys (2013)

Thriller Comedy Action
Movie
as Valentine "Val"
5.9 287 votes

Salomé (2013)

Movie
as King Herod
8 10 votes

Wilde Salomé (2013)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself / King Herod
7.5 4 votes

The Godfather Legacy (2012)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
7.3 4 votes

Casting By (2012)

Documentary
Movie
7.5 8 votes

The Son of No One (2011)

Drama Thriller Crime
Movie
as Detective Stanford
4.7 78 votes

Jack and Jill (2011)

Comedy
Movie
as Al Pacino
4 517 votes

You Don't Know Jack (2010)

Drama
Movie
as Dr. Jack Kevorkian
6.8 90 votes

I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
7.4 15 votes

Righteous Kill (2008)

Action Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Rooster
5.8 316 votes

Brando (2007)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
8 1 votes

88 Minutes (2007)

Crime Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Jack Gramm
5.6 259 votes

Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

Crime Thriller
Movie
as Willie Banks
6.5 1747 votes

The Godfather and the Mob (2006)

Documentary
Movie
as (archive footage)

Two for the Money (2005)

Comedy Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Walter Abrams
5.8 129 votes

The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Shylock
6.7 114 votes

The Recruit (2003)

Action Thriller
Movie
as Walter Burke
6.1 447 votes

Celebrities Uncensored (2003)

News Documentary
Series
as Unknown
3.5 2 votes

Angels in America (2003)

Drama Fantasy
Movie
as Roy Cohn
6.6 46 votes

Gigli (2003)

Drama
Movie
as Starkman
3.5 88 votes

Angels in America (2003)

Series
as Roy Cohn
8.3 5 votes

Ultimate Fights from the Movies (2002)

Documentary Action
Movie
as Tony Montana (Scarface) (archive footage)
4.7 3 votes

Insomnia (2002)

Crime Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Will Dormer
6.7 885 votes

People I Know (2002)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Eli Wurman
5.5 38 votes

S1m0ne (2002)

Comedy Drama Science Fiction
Movie
as Viktor Taransky
5.5 223 votes

Chinese Coffee (2000)

Drama
Movie
as Harry Levine
6 13 votes

The Insider (1999)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Lowell Bergman
7.3 406 votes

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Drama
Movie
as Tony D'Amato
6.8 355 votes

The Making of 'Scarface' (1998)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
5 1 votes

Donnie Brasco (1997)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero
7.3 958 votes

Pitch (1997)

Comedy Documentary
Movie
as Himself
6 1 votes

The Devil's Advocate (1997)

Drama Horror Mystery Thriller
Movie
as John Milton
7.1 1113 votes

City Hall (1996)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Mayor John Pappas
6.1 58 votes

Looking For Richard (1996)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself/Richard III
7 30 votes

Two Bits (1995)

Drama Family
Movie
as Gitano Sabatoni
4.6 9 votes

Heat (1995)

Action Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Lt. Vincent Hanna
7.6 1567 votes

Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
7 17 votes

Carlito's Way (1993)

Action Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Carlito Brigante
7.6 650 votes

Scent of a Woman (1992)

Drama
Movie
as Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade
7.3 632 votes

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Crime Drama Mystery
Movie
as Ricky Roma
7.4 281 votes

Frankie and Johnny (1991)

Drama Comedy Romance
Movie
as Johnny
6.7 89 votes

The Local Stigmatic (1990)

Drama
Movie
as Graham
8 2 votes

Dick Tracy (1990)

Adventure Action Comedy Thriller Crime
Movie
as Big Boy Caprice
5.9 213 votes

The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990)

Drama Action Documentary
Movie
as Himself
9 3 votes

The Godfather: Part III (1990)

Drama Action Thriller Crime
Movie
as Don Michael Corleone
7 1260 votes

Sea of Love (1989)

Drama Crime Mystery
Movie
as Frank Keller
6.6 119 votes

Revolution (1985)

Adventure Drama History War
Movie
as Tom Dobb
5.2 19 votes

Scarface (1983)

Action Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Tony Montana
7.9 2396 votes

Author! Author! (1982)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Ivan Travalian
5.3 12 votes

Cruising (1980)

Action Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Steve Burns
5.9 76 votes

...And Justice for All (1979)

Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Arthur Kirkland
7.1 100 votes

Bobby Deerfield (1977)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Bobby
6.1 12 votes

The Godfather Epic (1977)

Movie
as Don Michael Corleone
7.3 9 votes

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Sonny
7.5 571 votes

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Drama Crime
Movie
as Don Michael Corleone
8.2 2826 votes

Scarecrow (1973)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Francis Lionel 'Lion' Delbuchi
6.8 52 votes

Serpico (1973)

Crime Drama History
Movie
as Officer Frank Serpico
7.5 353 votes

The Godfather (1972)

Drama Crime
Movie
as Michael Corleone
8.4 5046 votes

The Panic in Needle Park (1971)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Bobby
6.5 65 votes

Me, Natalie (1969)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Tony
7 2 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Unknown
6.7 10 votes

The Emmy Awards (1949)

Reality
Series
as Unknown