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Al Pacino
Born Alfredo James Pacino
April 25, 1940 (1940-04-25) (age 69)
East Harlem, New York City,
New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1968–present
.Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director.^ "Al Pacino is an icon of American film.
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^ Al Pacino An American film and stage actor and director, widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time.

^ Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director, widely regarded as one of the greatest and one of the most notable and influential actors of his time.
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He is best known for his roles as Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy, Sonny Wortzik in Dog Day Afternoon, Tony Montana in Scarface, Carlito Brigante in the 1993 film Carlito's Way, Frank Serpico in Serpico, Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman, Lt. Vincent Hanna in Heat, and Roy Cohn in Angels in America. .He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 for his role in Scent of a Woman after receiving seven previous nominations.^ In 1992, he finally won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his amazing performance in Scent of a Woman (1992).

^ Pacino won an Academy award for best supporting actor for his role as Michael Corleone.
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^ Best Actor 1992 Scent of a Woman .
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Early life and education

.Pacino was born in East Harlem, Manhattan, the son of Italian American parents Rose (née Gerardi) and Salvatore Alfred Pacino, who divorced when he was two years old.^ His parents divorced when Pacino was two years old.
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^ Was 18 years old when Pacino was born; left home when Pacino was two; later reconciled.
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^ He is the son of Italian American parents who divorced when he was very young.
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[1][2] .His mother subsequently moved to the South Bronx, to live with her parents, Kate and James Gerardi, who originated from Corleone, Sicily.^ After the divorce, Al and his mother moved to The Bronx , New York to live with his grandparents, who originated from Sicily .
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^ His mother subsequently moved to the South Bronx, to live with her parents, Kate and James Gerardi, who originated from Corleone, Sicily.

^ His grandparents originate from Corleone, Sicily.
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[3][4][5] .His father moved to Covina, California, working as an insurance salesman and owner of a restaurant called Pacino's Lounge, which closed in 1992. Pacino attended a school officially named High School of Performing Arts, a division of the Fiorello H. La Guardia High School of Music and the Arts in New York City, the main school of which was attended by Godfather II costar Robert De Niro.^ Attended The High School of the Performing Arts until he dropped out.
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^ Pacino attended Manhattan's School of Performing Arts.
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^ Robert De Niro Comments: 0 admin .
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[6] .Pacino flunked nearly all of his classes except English and dropped out of school at the age of 17. His mother disagreed with his decision; they had an argument and he left home.^ Dropped out of school at the age of 17.
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^ Dropped out of school at 17 .
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^ Gemma White Kate Bosworth and Malin Akerman are left out in the rain as they’re locked out of a Golden Globes after-party… One for the mortals!

.He worked at a string of low-paying jobs, including messenger boy, busboy, janitor and postal clerk, in order to finance his acting studies.^ He spent the next several years drifting from job to job, continuing to study acting and occasionally appearing in off-off-Broadway productions.

^ He worked his ass off to finance his further studies, toiling as a messenger-boy, a movie-usher, an apartment superintendant and as a mail-deliverer at Commentary magazine.
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[7]
.He acted in basement plays in New York's theatrical underground, and then joined the Herbert Berghof Studio (HB Studio), where he met acting teacher Charlie Laughton, who became his mentor and best friend.^ He attended acting classes and gained experience in basement plays before joining the Herbert Berghof Studio, under the tutelage of the legendary Charles Laughton.
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^ Harold Becker, 1989): Two detectives, one from New York, the other from Long Island join forces to track down a bizarre serial killer.
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^ Fed up with odd jobs, Al Pacino began taking acting lessons under drama coach Charles Laughton's wing at the Herbert Berghof Studio, until he was finally accepted to the famed Actors Studio.
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.During this period, he was frequently unemployed and homeless, and sometimes had to sleep on the street, in theaters or at friends' houses.^ I would sometimes sleep at night in the theater where I performed.
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[8] .In 1962, his mother died at age 43. The following year, his grandfather, James Gerardi, one of the most influential people in his life, also died.^ That's a very complicated one for most people.
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^ His mother subsequently moved to the South Bronx, to live with her parents, Kate and James Gerardi, who originated from Corleone, Sicily.

^ Alfredo James Pacino is an Academy Award-, Golden Globe-, Tony-, BAFTA-, Emmy- and SAG award-winning American film and stage actor and director, widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time.
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[7]

Career

1960s

.In 1966, after many previous unsuccessful attempts, he auditioned at The Actors Studio and got accepted.^ He made it into the prestigious Actors Studio in 1966, studying under legendary acting coach Lee Strasberg, creator of the Method Approach that would become the trademark of many '70s-era actors.
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^ In 1966, the Actors Studio accepted him; two years later, he won an Obie.
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^ He made it into the prestigious Actors Studio in 1966, studying under the legendary acting coach Lee Strasberg, creator of the Method Approach that would become the trademark of many 70s era actors.
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.He studied under legendary acting coach Lee Strasberg (who later co-starred with Pacino in the 1974 film The Godfather Part II).^ Studied acting under Charles Laughton.
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^ Shares a birthday with Talia Shire, his co-star in The Godfather films.
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^ He was accepted into the studio in 1966, studying under legendary acting coach Lee Strasberg.
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[6] During later interviews he spoke about Strasberg and the Studio's effect on his career:
.The Actors Studio meant so much to me in my life.^ The process is painful - my personal life suffers", and this does seem to have been the way for much of the time.
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^ I like al your films, but a like the most SCARFACE i got very much posters of you, you playing VERY GOOD. I want to meet you for one time in my life.
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^ "I knew I would [be an actor] for the rest of my life at age 22, when I was in a Strindberg play called 'The Creditors".
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Lee Strasberg hasn’t been given the credit he deserves. . . . Next to Charlie, it sort of launched me. It really did. That was a remarkable turning point in my life. .It was directly responsible for getting me to quit all those jobs and just stay acting."^ I just wanted to say - I have always been a fan of your acting and films, and recently was quite moved by "Insomnia".
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^ He seemingly has no ego at all, just an unshakeable commitment to getting his job done correctly.
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^ You are solely responsible for all activities, acts and omissions that occur in, from, through or under your user name or password.
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[9]
.During another interview he added, "It was exciting to work for him [Lee Strasberg] because he was so interesting when he talked about a scene or talked about people.^ Benjamin McKenzie Interview, 88 Minutes MoviesOnline recently caught up with Benjamin McKenzie to talk about his role in 88 Minutes, which is heading to theatres on April 18th, 2008.

^ Kevorkian's interest in dying patients, his creation of a device to assist the terminally ill in their own suicides, and his own work helping 130 people with terminal diseases end their own lives earned him the nickname Dr. Death, about eight years in jail, and a Time magazine cover.
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^ I remember talking about that scene with a pound of flesh and knowing that what Shylock is really doing there is taking a risk.
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.One would just want to hear him talk, because things he would say, you’d never heard before...^ You know, he says, he never planned any of this.
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^ Mr.Pacino I am just writing to you again to ask you one thing.
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^ You really want to see him.
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He had such a great understanding... he loved actors so much.[10]
.As of 2009 Pacino is co-president, along with Ellen Burstyn and Harvey Keitel, of the Actors Studio.^ If they are great actors, so is Harvey Keitel!
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^ Having in 2000 been named, along with Harvey Keitel and Ellen Burstyn, as co-president of the Actors' Studio, Pacino would still appear onstage.
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^ Reply Silverfox616 on November 25, 2009 at 7:13pm Silverfox616 liked and commented on Al Pacino on moviefone.com Al Pacino A great actor.
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[11]
.Pacino found acting to be enjoyable and realized he had a gift for it.^ Showing items 1 - 8 of 8 1 osinskialex 4/1/2007 6:10:01 AM Thank you for acknowleding Al Pacino, he is what makes me realize that acting is not an art but a cultural experience.
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^ I sometimes feel as if i am in love with Tony Montana instead of Al Pacino acting as Tony, i mean i have seen all his other movies, but he really makes me believe that he is Tony Montana.
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^ He found acting to be an enjoyable talent that he had possessed since childhood, though it left him penniless and homeless.
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.However, it did put him in financial straits[6] until the end of the decade.^ But not until recently did I really know him in The Godfather.
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In 1967, Pacino spent a season at the Charles Playhouse in Boston, performing in Clifford Odets' Awake and Sing! (his first major paycheck: $125 a week); and in Jean-Claude Van Itallie's America, Hurrah, where he met actress Jill Clayburgh while working on this play. .They went on to have a five-year romance they moved together back to New York City.^ Welcome to New York City's 'Needle Park' - a world of pimps, thieves and junkies.
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^ He recently starred in Righteous Kill, a gritty and sophisticated New York City crime thriller which also stars Robert De Niro.
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^ The film explores the desperation of the everyday lives of junkies in 1970s New York City.

[8]
.In 1968, Pacino starred in Israel Horovitz's The Indian Wants the Bronx at the Astor Place Theater, playing Murph, a street punk.^ Making appearances in various plays, Pacino finally hit it big with "The Indian Wants the Bronx", winning an Obie award for the 1966-67 season.
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^ Yet by the end of the decade, he had won an Obie award for his stage work in The Indian Wants the Bronx and a Tony award for Does the Tiger Wear a Necktie?
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^ In 1966, Pacino was accepted to train at the Actors' Studio, and after working with James Earl Jones in The Peace Creeps, he starred as a brutal street youth in the off-Broadway social drama The Indian Wants the Bronx, earning an Obie Award as Best Actor for the 1967-1968 theatrical season.

The play opened January 17, 1968, and ran for 177 performances; it was staged in a double bill with Horovitz's It's Called the Sugar Plum, starring Clayburgh. .Pacino won an Obie Award for Best Actor for his role, with John Cazale winning for Best Supporting actor and Horowitz for Best New Play.^ Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
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^ He and Anthony Hopkins won Best Actor Awards back-to-back.
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^ Who was nominated for Best Supporting Actor, though he did not win.
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.Martin Bregman saw the play and offered to be Pacino's manager, a partnership that became fruitful in the years to come.^ The star of the series Law & Order Jesse L. Martin, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Lily Rabe Al Pacino should join the cast of this play.

^ The thing that struck me when I saw 'Scent of a Woman' was that when [Pacino] was 11 or 12 years old, he would always pretend to be a blind man.
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^ During that same year, Pacino was offered to voice Batman villain Two-Face in the hugely successful Batman The Animated Series but turned down the role.
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[8] .Pacino and this production of The Indian Wants the Bronx traveled to Italy for a performance at the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto.^ Making appearances in various plays, Pacino finally hit it big with "The Indian Wants the Bronx", winning an Obie award for the 1966-67 season.
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^ Yet by the end of the decade, he had won an Obie award for his stage work in The Indian Wants the Bronx and a Tony award for Does the Tiger Wear a Necktie?
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^ After appearing in a string of plays in supporting roles, he finally hit it big with "The Indian Wants the Bronx", winning an Obie award for the 1966-67 season.
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It was Pacino's first journey to Italy; he later recalled that "performing for an Italian audience was a marvelous experience".[8]
.Pacino and Clayburgh were cast in "Deadly Circle of Violence", an episode of the ABC television series N.Y.P.D., premiering November 12, 1968. Clayburgh at the time was also appearing on the soap opera Search for Tomorrow, playing the role of Grace Bolton.^ He made his first screen appearance in an episode of the television series N.Y.P.D. in 1968.
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^ Pacino appeared three times (1972, 1974, and 1990) in his famed role as Michael Corleone (in The Godfather and its two sequels), for which he received two of his several Academy Award nominations.
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^ After appearing in a string of plays in supporting roles, he finally hit it big with "The Indian Wants the Bronx", winning an Obie award for the 1966-67 season.
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Her father would send the couple money each month to help.[12]
.On February 25, 1969, Pacino made his Broadway theatre debut in Don Petersen's Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? at the Belasco Theater.^ Pacino made his film debut in the 1969 flop Me, Natalie .

^ Broadway debut, "Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?"; received first Tony Award .
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^ A year later, he made his Broadway debut in +Does the Tiger Wear a Necktie?
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It closed after 39 performances on March 29, 1969, but Pacino received rave reviews and won the Tony Award on April 20, 1969.[8]
.That same year he made his movie debut with a brief screen appearance in Me, Natalie, an independent film starring Patty Duke, released July 1969. In 1970, Pacino signed with the talent agency Creative Management Associates (CMA).^ Pacino made his film debut in the 1969 flop Me, Natalie .

^ Blog section In exclusivity watch the first Al Pacino's movie appearance in the movie Me, Natalie released in 1969 .

^ His largely unnoticed movie debut came the following year in Me, Natalie .
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[8]

1970s

.It was the 1971 film The Panic in Needle Park, in which he played a heroin addict, that would bring Pacino to the attention of director Francis Ford Coppola, who cast him as Michael Corleone in the blockbuster 1972 Mafia film The Godfather.^ He was chosen by a legendary director named Francis Ford Coppola to play the character of Michael Corleone in The Godfather in 1972.
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^ People like [ Francis Ford Coppola ] were making films, and I got opportunities.
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^ He was rejected repeatedly by studio heads while auditioning for the role of Michael in The Godfather (1972) but Francis Ford Coppola fought for him.
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.Although several established actors, including Robert Redford, Warren Beatty, and a little-known Robert De Niro also wanted to portray Michael Corleone, Coppola selected the relatively unknown Pacino, much to the dismay of studio executives.^ Robert De Niro Comments: 0 admin .
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^ Although several established actors, including Robert Redford, Warren Beatty, and a little-known Robert De Niro were vying to portray Michael Corleone, director Coppola selected the relatively unknown Pacino, much to the dismay of studio executives.
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^ Portrayed a cop tracking criminal Robert De Niro in Michael Mann's "Heat" .
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[6] Pacino's performance earned him an Academy Award nomination, and offered a prime example of his early acting style, described by Halliwell's Film Guide as "intense" and "tightly clenched".
.In 1973, Pacino starred in the popular Serpico, based on the true story of New York City policeman Frank Serpico who went undercover to expose the corruption of fellow officers.^ Set in New York City during the mid-'80s, the story ...
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^ Al Pacino as the eponymous Frank Serpico .
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^ Or how about Officer Frank Serpico ?
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.That same year he co-starred in Scarecrow, with Gene Hackman, and won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.^ Reteamed with Schatzberg for "Scarecrow" co-starring Gene Hackman .
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^ Scarecrow (1973) with Gene Hackman ] Gene and I are two people not very similar.
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^ In 1973 Pacino starred in the very successful Serpico and the less popular Scarecrow alongside Gene Hackman .
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.In 1974, Pacino reprised his role as Michael Corleone in the successful sequel The Godfather Part II, acclaimed as being comparable to the original.^ In 1974, Pacino reprised his role as Michael Corleone in the very successful sequel The Godfather Part II which was acclaimed as being comparable to the original.
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^ Turned down role as Michael Corleone in the Godfather videogame.
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^ Michael Corleone was the role that made Pacino a star.
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.In 1975, he enjoyed further success with the release of Dog Day Afternoon, based on the true story of bank robber John Wojtowicz.^ Pacino in Dog Day Afternoon (1975).
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^ In 1975, Pacino enjoyed further success with the release of Dog Day Afternoon , based on the true story of a bank robber John Wojtowicz .
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^ In 1975, he enjoyed further success with the release of Dog Day Afternoon, based on the true story of a bank robber John Wojtowicz.
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[6] .It was directed by Sidney Lumet, who also directed him in Serpico a few years earlier, and for both films Pacino was nominated for Best Actor.^ Earned First Best Actor Oscar nomination for his role in Sidney Lumet's "Serpico" .
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^ Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
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^ Who was nominated for Best Supporting Actor, though he did not win.
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.In 1977, Pacino starred as a race-car driver in Bobby Deerfield, directed by Sydney Pollack, and received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Motion Picture Actor – Drama for his portrayal of the title role, losing out to Richard Burton, who won for Equus.^ The 1977 auto-racing drama Bobby Deerfield, on the other hand, was a disaster.
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^ Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
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^ The 1977 auto-racing drama Bobby Deerfield , on the other hand, was a disaster.

With Lee Strasberg in The Godfather II
.During the 1970s, Pacino had four Oscar nominations for Best Actor, for his performances in Serpico, The Godfather Part II, Dog Day Afternoon, and ...And Justice for All.^ One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies.
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^ In 1974, Pacino reprised his role as Michael Corleone in the very successful sequel The Godfather Part II which was acclaimed as being comparable to the original.
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^ Bender and Tarantino first teamed on Reservoir Dogs , which was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature, in 1992.
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[6] .He continued performing onstage, winning a second Tony Award for The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel and performing the title role in Richard III for a record run on Broadway, despite poor notices from critics.^ Pacino then retreated to Broadway, winning a second Tony for his performance in the title role in The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel.
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^ Performed the title role in "Richard III" for a record run on Broadway .
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^ Pacino continued his dedication to the stage, winning his second Tony Award for The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel and performing the title role in Richard III for a record run on Broadway despite poor notices from critics.
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1980s

Pacino's career slumped in the early 1980s, and his appearances in the controversial Cruising and the comedy-drama Author! Author! were critically panned. .However, 1983's Scarface, directed by Brian DePalma, proved to be a career highlight and a defining role.^ But he returned to form - however outrageously - with his performance in Brian DePalma's remake of "Scarface" (1983).
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^ Scarface , directed by Brian DePalma proved to be a career highlight and a defining role.
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^ Brian DePalma's violent 1983 remake of Scarface followed; while moderately successful during its initial release, the movie later became a major cult favorite.
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[6] .Upon its initial release, the film was critically panned but did well at the box office, grossing over US$45 million domestically.^ Upon its initial release, the film was critically panned but did well at the box office, grossing over $45 million domestically.
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^ But this is no attempt to duplicate past hits (which is good, because the film failed to do much at the box office).
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^ I've heard people speculate that Caan wore lifts, but it's a known fact that Pacino did as well in that film.
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[13] .Pacino earned a Golden Globe nomination for his role as Cuban drug dealer/lord Tony Montana.^ Pacino earned a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in Scarface as a Cuban drug lord.
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^ Pacino has not received another nomination from the Academy since Scent of a Woman , but has won two Golden Globes since 2000, the first being the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures, and the second for his role in the highly praised HBO miniseries Angels in America .
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^ Alfredo James Pacino is an Academy Award-, Golden Globe-, Tony-, BAFTA-, Emmy- and SAG award-winning American film and stage actor and director, widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time.
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.In 1985, Pacino worked on his most personal project, The Local Stigmatic, a 1969 Off Broadway play by the English writer Heathcote Williams.^ Badly stung, he would not return to the Silver Screen for four years, concentrating instead on his stage-work, playing Marc Antony in Julius Caesar and also acting in and producing a pet project - a short independent movie version of Heathcote Williams' The Local Stigmatic.
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^ He then worked on his most personal project, The Local Stigmatic , a 1969 Off Broadway play in which he starred, which he remounted with director David Wheeler and the Theater Company of Boston in a 1985 50-minute film version unreleased as of 2006.
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^ In 2002 Pacino starred with Robin Williams and Hilary Swank in Christopher Nolan's Insomnia and in writer-director Andrew Niccol's Simone .
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.He starred in the play, remounting it with director David Wheeler and the Theater Company of Boston in a 50-minute film version.^ He then worked on his most personal project, The Local Stigmatic , a 1969 Off Broadway play in which he starred, which he remounted with director David Wheeler and the Theater Company of Boston in a 1985 50-minute film version unreleased as of 2006.
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^ It was the 1971 film The Panic in Needle Park , in which he played a heroin addict, that would bring him to the attention of director Francis Ford Coppola .
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^ As Artistic Director of the Theatre Company of Boston from 1963-75, Mr. Wheeler directed over eighty productions, including works by...
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It was later released as part of the Pacino: An Actor's Vision box set in 2007.[6]
.His 1985 film Revolution was a commercial and critical failure, resulting in a four-year hiatus from films, during which Pacino returned to the stage.^ Revolution was a commercial and critical failure, resulting in a four year hiatus from films during which Pacino returned to the stage.
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^ Pacino remarked on his hiatus from film: "I remember back when everything was happening, '74, '75, doing The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui on stage and reading that the reason I'd gone back to the stage was that my movie career was waning!
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^ Following roles in The Insider and Any Given Sunday two-years later, Pacino would appear in the film version of the stage play Chinese Coffee (2000) before a two-year perios in which the actor was curiously absent from the screen.
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.He mounted workshop productions of Crystal Clear, National Anthems and other plays; he appeared in Julius Caesar in 1988 in producer Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival.^ He mounted workshop productions of Crystal Clear , National Anthems and other plays; he appeared in Julius Caesar in 1988 in producer Joseph Papp 's New York Shakespeare Festival .
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^ How can we get tickets and when are you playing on stage in New York.
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^ Producers Room 9 Entertainment plan for a New York and Spain shoot in June, according to Variety.

.Pacino remarked on his hiatus from film: "I remember back when everything was happening, '74, '75, doing The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui on stage and reading that the reason I'd gone back to the stage was that my movie career was waning!^ Pacino's stage career was a tough grind.
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^ Pacino remarked on his hiatus from film: "I remember back when everything was happening, '74, '75, doing The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui on stage and reading that the reason I'd gone back to the stage was that my movie career was waning!
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^ Despite the fact that he starred in "The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui" for Off- Broadway scale pay (the minimum salary allowed by Actor's Equity), the production had the highest ticket price in Off-Broadway history at 0 per ticket.

.That's been the kind of ethos, the way in which theater's perceived, unfortunately."^ That's been the kind of ethos, the way in which theater's perceived, unfortunately."
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[14] .Pacino returned to film in 1989's Sea of Love.^ Pacino returned to films in 1989's Sea of Love .
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^ Pacino appeared in a 1989 film of "Stigmatic" directed by Wheeler that was presented at the Cinémathèque in Los Angeles.
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^ Yanis CHIKBOUNI from Algeria and i saw many films of Al Pacino (heat, sea of love, scareface...
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[6]
.His greatest stage success of the decade was David Mamet's American Buffalo, for which Pacino was nominated for a Drama Desk Award.^ His greatest stage success of the decade was David Mamet 's American Buffalo , for which Pacino was nominated for a Drama Desk Award .
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^ He received three nominations as Best Supporting Actor for his roles as Michael Corleone in The Godfather, as Big Boy Caprice in Dick Tracy (he also won a 1990 American Comedy Award for this role), and as Ricky Roma in David Mamet's screen adaptation of Glengarry Glen Ross .
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^ Pacino's greatest stage successes of the decade were in revivals of Eugene O'Neill 's Hughie and Oscar Wilde 's Salome .
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1990s

.Pacino received an Oscar nomination for playing Big Boy Caprice in the box office hit Dick Tracy (1990), followed by a return to one of his most famous characters, Michael Corleone, in The Godfather Part III (1990).^ Then he was a hilariously evil Big Boy Caprice in Warren Beatty's Dick Tracy, earning another Oscar nomination for his efforts.
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^ After an amusing parody of his previous gangster roles with an outlandish turn as Big Boy Caprice in "Dick Tracy," he dusted off Michael Corleone one more time for the mediocre "The Godfather, Part III" (both 1990).
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^ "Big Boy" Caprice in a Bond movie?
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[6] .In 1991, Pacino starred in Frankie and Johnny with Michelle Pfeiffer, who co-starred with Pacino in Scarface.^ Pacino has yet to co-star with Christie.
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^ Next came Frankie And Johnny, a hugely popular romance, despite the critics' disbelief at Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer slaving in a greasy spoon.
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^ He then poignantly played a short order cook recently released from prison opposite a game (albeit miscast) Michelle Pfeiffer in Garry Marshall's "Frankie and Johnny" (1991).
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.He would finally win the Academy Award for Best Actor, for his portrayal of retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade in Martin Brest's Scent of a Woman (1992).^ In 1992, he finally won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his amazing performance in Scent of a Woman (1992).
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^ Won first Best Actor Academy Award for his role as a blind veteran in Martin Brest's "Scent of a Woman" .
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^ Best Actor 1992 Scent of a Woman .
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[6] .That year, he was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Glengarry Glen Ross, making Pacino the first male actor ever to receive two acting nominations for two different movies in the same year, and to win for the lead role (as did Jamie Foxx in 2004).^ This earned him another Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, and, two years later, he was nominated for Glengarry Glen Ross (1992).
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^ Earned First Best Actor Oscar nomination for his role in Sidney Lumet's "Serpico" .
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^ Pacino was the second male actor, after Barry Fitzgerald, to have been nominated for both a Best Supporting Actor and a Best Actor Oscar in the same year, the third is actor Jamie Foxx, who was nominated for Best Actor and Best supporting Actor in 2005.

[6]
.During the 1990s, Pacino had acclaimed performances in such crime dramas as Carlito's Way (1993), Donnie Brasco (1997), and the multi-Oscar nominated The Insider (1999).^ Pacino has since turned acclaimed performances in such crime dramas as Carlito's Way (1993), Donnie Brasco (1997), the multi-Oscar nominated The Insider (1999) and Insomnia (2002).
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^ Reteaming with Mann and then Oliver Stone , he gave two commanding performances in The Insider (1999) and Any Given Sunday (1999).
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^ In this film adaptation of the drama, Pacino recreates his performance and also directs.
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.In 1995, Pacino starred in Michael Mann's Heat, in which he and fellow film icon Robert De Niro appeared on-screen together for the first time (though both Pacino and De Niro starred in The Godfather Part II, they did not share any scenes).^ Obviously the main selling point for this film is the fact that Al Pacino and Robert De Niro team-up for the first time in cinematic history (sure, they shared a scene together in Heat , but we don’t count that).
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^ (Though both Pacino and De Niro starred in The Godfather Part II , they did not share any scenes.
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^ "The Godfather: Part II" made him a major star, but the cult of Robert De Niro begins here.
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[6] In 1996, Pacino starred in his theatrical feature Looking for Richard, and was praised for his role as Satan in the supernatural thriller The Devil's Advocate in 1997. Pacino also starred in Oliver Stone's critically acclaimed Any Given Sunday in 1999.
.Pacino has not received another nomination from the Academy since Scent of a Woman, but has won two Golden Globes during the last decade, the first being the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2001 for lifetime achievement in motion pictures, and the second, for Best Performance by an Actor for his role as McCarthyite Roy Cohn in the highly praised HBO miniseries Angels in America in 2004. Pacino also won an Emmy Award for Best Lead Actor and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role.^ In 1992, he finally won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his amazing performance in Scent of a Woman (1992).

^ Angels in America first aired in two parts on HBO during December of 2003.

^ Pacino rebounded with a stellar turn as Roy Cohn in HBO's acclaimed adaptation of "Angels In America" (2003), a performance that earned him a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made-for-Television and an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.
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.Pacino's stage work during this period include revivals of Eugene O'Neill's Hughie and Oscar Wilde's Salome.^ Pacino's greatest stage successes of the decade were in revivals of Eugene O'Neill 's Hughie and Oscar Wilde 's Salome .
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^ Pacino was back on Broadway as director and star of Eugene O'Neill's "Hughie" in 1996 - his first visit to the NYC boards since his 1992 performances in "Salome" and "Chinese Coffee" - the latter of which became his next pet project as filmmaker.
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^ Pacino won an Oscar nomination for his volatile performance, but it's Lemmon who's the standout, doing some of the best work of his distinguished career.

2000s

.Pacino turned down an offer to reprise his role as Michael Corleone in The Godfather: The Game, ostensibly because his voice had changed dramatically since playing Michael in the first two Godfather films.^ Turned down role as Michael Corleone in the Godfather videogame.
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^ Pacino recently turned down an offer to reprise his role as Michael Corleone in The Godfather: The Game , ostensibly because his voice had changed dramatically since playing Michael in the first two Godfather films.
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^ It was his intense work as a junkie in Panic in Needle Park (1971) that convinced Francis Coppola to hire the then-unknown Pacino to play Mafia heir Michael Corleone in The Godfather.
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.As a result, Electronic Arts was not permitted to use Pacino's likeness or voice in the game, although his character does appear in it.^ As a result, Electronic Arts was not permitted to use Pacino's likeness or voice in the game, although his character does appear in it.
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^ (It is rumored Pacino actually declined the role due to a conflict with Electronic Arts' rival, Vivendi Universal , which launched a competing game adaptation of the 1983 remake of Scarface , titled Scarface: The World is Yours ).
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^ It's true, you wait for Pacino to appear, he is just like that, you wait for him to come and kick everyone else's ass, and he comes, and he shines there.
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.He did allow his likeness to appear in the game adaptation of the remake of 1983's Scarface, titled Scarface: The World is Yours.^ Brian DePalma's violent 1983 remake of Scarface followed; while moderately successful during its initial release, the movie later became a major cult favorite.
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^ (It is rumored Pacino actually declined the role due to a conflict with Electronic Arts' rival, Vivendi Universal , which launched a competing game adaptation of the 1983 remake of Scarface , titled Scarface: The World is Yours ).
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^ Like in Scarface (1983) when Tony kills Manny - that is wrong, and he pays for it.
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[15]
.Rising director Christopher Nolan worked with Pacino for Insomnia, a remake of the Norwegian film of the same name.^ Starring: Al Pacino ,  Catherine Keener , ( more ) Insomnia 2002   R   Add Insomnia to Queue Add Insomnia to top of Queue Director Christopher Nolan follows up his breakthrough sophomore film Memento with this remake of a stylish Norwegian thriller.

^ In 2002 Pacino starred with Robin Williams and Hilary Swank in Christopher Nolan's Insomnia and in writer-director Andrew Niccol's Simone .
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^ Al Pacino Retro Look - Summer Movies 1982 That summer provided moviegoers with 27 total movies, 5 sequels, 1 remake and 3 films geared specifically towards children.

.The film and Pacino's performance were critically lauded and the film did moderately well at the box office.^ Upon its initial release, the film was critically panned but did well at the box office, grossing over $45 million domestically.
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^ AL PACINO " The Panic in Needle Park " (1971) Just a few months before the release of "The Godfather," Pacino impressed critics and an all-too select audience with his performance in this little-seen quasi-independent film.
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^ The 1991 romantic comedy Frankie and Johnny was a success, however, and a year later Pacino starred in the highly regarded Glengarry Glen Ross as well as Scent of a Woman, at last earning an Oscar for his performance in the latter film.
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.Pacino next starred as lawyer Roy Cohn in the 2003 HBO miniseries of Tony Kushner's play Angels in America.^ The epic HBO miniseries Angels in America is directed by Mike Nichols and written by the play's author, Tony Kushner.
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^ In 2004, he won an Emmy® for his portrayal of Roy Cohn in HBO's television adaptation of Tony Kushner's play "Angels in America" for director Mike Nichols.
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^ Al Pacino, An Actor's Vision: Chinese Coffee (2000) Al Pacino made a rare return to the stage in 1994 when he starred in a Broadway production of Ira Lewis's play Chinese Coffee.
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[6] .Pacino still acts on stage and has dabbled in film directing.^ Pacino still acts on stage and has dabbled in film directing.
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^ Pacino appeared in a 1989 film of "Stigmatic" directed by Wheeler that was presented at the Cinémathèque in Los Angeles.
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^ In this film adaptation of the drama, Pacino recreates his performance and also directs.

.His film festival-screened Chinese Coffee has earned good notices.^ While The Local Stigmatic remains unreleased, his film festival -screened Chinese Coffee has earned good notices.
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^ In 2000 Pacino completed his second directorial effort, Chinese Coffee , a film which he also produced and starred in.
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^ Following roles in The Insider and Any Given Sunday two-years later, Pacino would appear in the film version of the stage play Chinese Coffee (2000) before a two-year perios in which the actor was curiously absent from the screen.
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On the AFI's 100 Years... .100 Heroes and Villains, he is one of only two actors to appear on both lists: on the "heroes list" as Frank Serpico and on the "villains list" as Michael Corleone (the other being Arnold Schwarzenegger, for his roles as the Terminator).^ Heroes and Villains , he is only the second actor to appear on both lists: on the "heroes list" as Frank Serpico and on the "villains list" as Michael Corleone .
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^ Harold Becker, 1989): Two detectives, one from New York, the other from Long Island join forces to track down a bizarre serial killer.
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^ Hollywood icons Robert De Niro and Al Pacino have only appeared together in one short scene in Heat.

.Pacino starred as Shylock in Michael Radford's 2004 film adaptation of The Merchant of Venice.^ Starred in "The Merchant of Venice" a Shakespearian adaptation, set in 16th century Venice .
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^ Pacino fared better at the box and in the press with Michael Radford's December 2004 Merchant of Venice but dodged critical bullets with the D.J. Caruso-helmed 2005 gambling drama Two for the Money.

^ He now tackles one of the Bard's most controversial characters, Shylock, in Michael Radford's star-studded version of The Merchant Of Venice.
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.On October 20, 2006, the American Film Institute named Pacino the recipient of the 35th AFI Life Achievement Award.^ AFI honors Al Pacino with their 35th Lifetime Achievement Award for his career accomplishments in film.
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^ On October 20, 2006, the American Film Institute named Pacino the recipient of the 35th AFI Life Achievement Award .
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^ Alfredo James Pacino is an Academy Award-, Golden Globe-, Tony-, BAFTA-, Emmy- and SAG award-winning American film and stage actor and director, widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time.
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[16] .On November 22, 2006, the University Philosophical Society of Trinity College, Dublin awarded Pacino the Honorary Patronage of the Society.^ Circa 2006, Pacino starred as Jack Gramm in 88 Minutes , the gripping tale of a college prof who moonlights as a forensics expert for the feds.
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^ On October 20, 2006, the American Film Institute named Pacino the recipient of the 35th AFI Life Achievement Award .
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^ On November 22, 2006, the University Philosophical Society of Trinity College, Dublin awarded Pacino the Honorary Patronage of the Society.
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[17]
.He starred in Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean's Thirteen alongside George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, and Andy Garcia as the villain Willy Bank, a casino tycoon who is targeted out of revenge by Danny Ocean and his crew.^ In 2007, Pacino joined Matt Damon, George Clooney and Brad Pitt in Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's 13, the final installment in the series.
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^ Starring: Al Pacino ,  Johnny Depp , ( more ) Ocean's Thirteen 2007   PG13   Add Ocean's Thirteen to Queue Add Ocean's Thirteen to top of Queue Cinema icon Al Pacino joins a powerhouse cast headed by of George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac, and series newcomer Ellen Barkin for this, the third installment of director Steven Soderbergh's popular series of glitzy crime comedies.

^ After sitting out for much of 2006, sans a rare extensive interview on the long-running series "Inside the Actors Studio" (Bravo, 1995- ), Pacino joined the ensemble cast for "Ocean's 13" (2007), playing a ruthless Las Vegas casino owner whose double-crossing of Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and company leads to his downfall.
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.The film received generally favorable reviews.^ While the film received mixed reviews, the actors were roundly praised for their performances.

.On June 19, 2007, a boxed set titled Pacino: An Actor's Vision was released, containing three rare Al Pacino films: The Local Stigmatic, Looking For Richard and Chinese Coffee, as well as a documentary, Babbleonia.^ June 19, 2007 .
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^ Looking for Richard was simply UNIQUE - well done!
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^ And Al Pacino, he's my favorite Actor.
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.Pacino produced prologues and epilogues for the discs containing the films.^ In 2000 Pacino completed his second directorial effort, Chinese Coffee , a film which he also produced and starred in.
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.88 Minutes was released on April 18, 2008 in the United States, having already been released in various other countries in 2007. The film was critically panned, although critics found the fault to be in the plot instead of Pacino's acting.^ Pacino to star in 88 Minutes .

^ Pacino needs women for 88 Minutes .

^ Upon its initial release, the film was critically panned but did well at the box office, grossing over $45 million domestically.
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[18] .In Righteous Kill, Pacino's next scheduled film, Pacino and Robert De Niro co-star as New York detectives searching for a serial killer.^ Pacino has yet to co-star with Christie.
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^ Al Pacino Righteous Kill A review of the 2008 movie Righteous Kill, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.

^ Righteous Kill , starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, hits theaters on September 12th, 2008.
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.Rapper 50 Cent also stars in it.^ Rapper 50 Cent closing his cell phone.
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.The film was released to theaters on September 12, 2008. In Rififi, a remake of the 1955 French original based on the novel by Auguste Le Breton, Pacino will play a career thief just out of prison who finds his wife has left him; in his anger, he starts planning a heist.^ Also scheduled for release is Rififi , a remake of the 1955 French original based on the novel by Auguste Le Breton .
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^ Pacino plays a career thief just out of prison who finds his wife has left him; in his anger, he starts planning a heist.
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^ Al Pacino does his Big Soulful Eyes bit in this 1975 film, playing a homosexual who robs a bank to get the money for his lover's sex-change operation but bungles the job and ends up holding nine hostages while he waits for a plane to fly him to Algeria.
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[19] .Also Pacino is set to play surrealist Salvador Dalí in the film Dali & I: The Surreal Story.^ Play.com (UK) : Al Pacino Box Set: Scarface / Carlito's Way / Sea Of Love / Scent Of A Woman : DVD - Free Delivery .
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^ At least that seems to be the message from Al Pacino , as the Hollywood star, who made famous the above phrase in the gangster film Scarface, is getting set to play the man known as Dr. Death.
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^ Al Pacino will be playing the controversial Dr. Jack Kevorkian in 'You Don't Know Jack,' an HBO Films biopic about Dr. Kevorkian that Barry Levinson will direct.

[20][21] Pacino is playing Dr. Jack Kevorkian in an HBO Films biopic entitled You Don't Know Jack, which is currently filming.[22] .In December 2009, Pacino bought the rights to the Philip Roth novel "The Humbling", about a worn out stage actor who finds new hope and erotic adventures with a younger woman.^ I’m about as far out of his league as a writer as I am out of Al Pacino ’s league as an actor.
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^ Pacino has bought the movie rights to the book about an aging...
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^ Al Pacino has bought the movie rights to “The Humbling,” about an aging and irrelevant stage actor who finds hope of renewal through a younger...
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The film is in pre-production.

Personal life

.While Pacino has never married, he has three children.^ In his personal life, Pacino is one of Hollywood's most enduring and notorious bachelors, having never been married.
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The first, Julie Marie (b. .1989), is his daughter with acting coach Jan Tarrant.^ He has a daughter, named Julie Marie, with acting teacher Jan Tarrant.

^ He has a daughter, Julie Marie, with acting teacher Jan Tarrant, and a new set of twins with long-time girlfriend Beverly D'Angelo.
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^ He has a daughter, Julie Marie, with acting teacher Jan Tarrant, and a new set of twins with longtime girlfriend Beverly D'Angelo .
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.He also has twins, Anton James and Olivia Rose (b.^ Father of twins Anton and Olivia (b.
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.January 25, 2001), with ex-girlfriend Beverly D'Angelo, whom he dated from 1996 until 2003.[23][24] Pacino also had a relationship with Diane Keaton, his co-star in the Godfather Trilogy.^ Born on January 25, 2001; fraternal twin of Anton; mother, Beverly D'Angelo.
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^ Born on January 25, 2001; fraternal twin of Olivia; mother, Beverly D'Angelo.
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^ Pacino has yet to co-star with Christie.
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.The on-again, off-again relationship ended following the filming of The Godfather Part III.^ The Godfather: Part III (1990)] You know what the problem with that film is?
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^ On The Godfather: Part III (1990): "You know what the problem with that film is?
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^ After an amusing parody of his previous gangster roles with an outlandish turn as Big Boy Caprice in "Dick Tracy," he dusted off Michael Corleone one more time for the mediocre "The Godfather, Part III" (both 1990).

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Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1969 Me, Natalie Tony Film debut
1971 The Panic in Needle Park Bobby
1972 The Godfather Michael Corleone Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Salary: US$35,000
1973 Scarecrow Francis Lionel 'Lion' Delbuchi
Serpico Frank Serpico Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor
Salary: US$15,000
1974 The Godfather Part II Michael Corleone BAFTA Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Salary: US$500,000 + 10% profit
1975 Dog Day Afternoon Sonny Wortzik BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1977 Bobby Deerfield Bobby Deerfield Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1979 …And Justice for All Arthur Kirkland Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1980 Cruising Steve Burns
1982 Author! Author! Ivan Travalian Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1983 Scarface Tony Montana Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1985 Revolution Tom Dobb
1989 Sea of Love Frank Keller Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1990 The Local Stigmatic Graham Filmed in 1985
Dick Tracy Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Salary: US$4,500,000
The Godfather Part III Michael Corleone Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Salary: US$5,000,000
1991 Frankie and Johnny Johnny
1992 Glengarry Glen Ross Ricky Roma Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Scent of a Woman Frank Slade Academy Award for Best Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1993 Carlito's Way Carlito 'Charlie' Brigante
1995 Two Bits Gitano Sabatoni
Heat Lt. Vincent Hanna
1996 Looking for Richard Director/Narrator/Richard III Directors Guild Award — Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
City Hall John Pappas
1997 Donnie Brasco Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero
The Devil's Advocate John Milton
1999 The Insider Lowell Bergman
Any Given Sunday Tony D'Amato
2000 Chinese Coffee Harry Levine Also director; filmed in 1997
2002 Insomnia Will Dormer
S1m0ne Viktor Taransky Salary: US$11,000,000
People I Know Eli Wurman
2003 The Recruit Walter Burke
Gigli Starkman
Angels in America Roy Cohn Emmy Award for Best Lead Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Award - Best Actor in A Mini-Series or Television Movie
2004 The Merchant of Venice Shylock
2005 Two for the Money Walter Abrams
2007 Ocean's Thirteen Willie Bank
2008 88 Minutes Dr. Jack Gramm
Righteous Kill Detective David "Rooster" Fisk
2009 Salomaybe? Himself / King Herod Also Director, Post-production
You Don't Know Jack Dr. Jack Kevorkian Film TV, Post-production
2010 Mary Mother of Christ Herod Pre-production

Awards and nominations

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From Wikiquote

.Alfredo James Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an Academy Award-, Golden Globe-, Tony-, BAFTA-, Emmy- and SAG award-winning American film and stage actor and director.^ "Al Pacino is an icon of American film.
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^ Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director, widely regarded as one of the greatest and one of the most notable and influential actors of his time.
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^ Alfredo James “Al” Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an Academy-, BAFTA-, Golden Globe-, Emmy-, and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American film stage actor and director, widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of his time.
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From the book Producing Off-Off-Broadway (2007)

  • Off-Off-Broadway is absolutely necessary. It doesn't have to be sanctioned by the state, subsidized or anything. .The plank and the passion is what it's about.
  • You need friends, especially in the theatre, you need friends.^ That is to say, you need some good food, antique furniture and passionate sex, possibly with extra probing fingers.
    • StarBios Report for Al Pacino 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.adze.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Especially because there’s a little more preparation because you’re dealing with the 17th century, you’re dealing with a whole world that you know nothing about.
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    ^ We need to hear from you about this dirty war in making.
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    .You need people to interchange with, interface with, connect with.^ You need people like me.
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    ^ Venus Trine Node AFFINITY COOPERATES WITH INTERCHANGING To be fulfilled, you need other people and you might not be cut out for regular social intercourse.
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    ^ You need people like me so you can point your f---in' fingers and say, 'That's the bad guy.'
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    .Together you’re going to make it, you’re going to do it together, you’re going to put it on, whatever it is.
  • The greatest theatre that I experienced in my life was The Living Theatre and they were Off-Off-Broadway.^ You're my best friend.
    • Scarecrow Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or Al Pacino and Gene Hackman movie 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.script-o-rama.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ You start to make a living.
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    ^ That's my uncle you're making fun of.
    • Scarecrow Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or Al Pacino and Gene Hackman movie 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.script-o-rama.com [Source type: Original source]

    And that was in the fifties.

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Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American actor. He has won an Academy Award for Best Actor, an Emmy Award, and two Tony Awards. He is probably best known for his roles as Tony Montana in the film Scarface and as Michael Corleone in The Godfather.


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