Al Pacino - Vulah

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Official Name Al Pacino
Gender Male
Birth Date 1940-04-25
Hometown East Harlem
Nationality United States of America
Ethnicity Italian American

Al Pacino

Alfredo James "Al" Pacino is an American film and stage actor and director. He is well known for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy and Tony Montana in Scarface, and often appeared on the other side of the law—as a police officer, a detective and lawyer. For his performance as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman he won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992. He had received seven previous Oscar nominations, including one in that same year. He made his feature film debut in the 1969 film Me, Natalie in a minor supporting role, before playing the lead role in the 1971 drama The Panic in Needle Park. Pacino made his major breakthrough with 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, ...And Justice for All. In addition to a career in film, he has enjoyed a successful career on stage, winning Tony Awards for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. A longtime fan of Shakespeare, he made his directorial debut with Looking for Richard, a quasi-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 Charles Laughton at the Actors Studio in New York.

Starred in

...And Justice for All ...And Justice for All Arthur Kirkland Arthur Kirkland
88 Minutes 88 Minutes Jack Gramm Jack Gramm
Any Given Sunday Any Given Sunday Tony D'Amato Tony D'Amato
Author! Author! Author! Author! Ivan Travalian Ivan Travalian
Carlito's Way Carlito's Way Carlito Brigante Carlito Brigante
Dog Day Afternoon Dog Day Afternoon Sonny Sonny
Donnie Brasco Donnie Brasco Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero
Gigli Gigli Starkman Starkman
Glengarry Glen Ross Glengarry Glen Ross Ricky Roma Ricky Roma
Heat Heat Lt. Vincent Hanna Lt. Vincent Hanna
Insomnia Insomnia Will Dormer Will Dormer
Ocean's Thirteen Ocean's Thirteen Willy Bank Willy Bank
Scarface Scarface Tony Montana Tony Montana
Scent of a Woman Scent of a Woman Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade
Sea of Love Sea of Love Det. Frank Keller Det. Frank Keller
Serpico Serpico Frank Serpico Frank Serpico
The Godfather Part III The Godfather Part III Michael Corleone Michael Corleone
The Godfather Part II The Godfather Part II Michael Corleone Michael Corleone
The Insider The Insider Lowell Bergman Lowell Bergman
The Panic in Needle Park The Panic in Needle Park Bobby Bobby
The Recruit The Recruit Walter Burke Walter Burke
Two for the Money Two for the Money Walter Abrams Walter Abrams
The Devil's Advocate The Devil's Advocate John Milton John Milton
Simone Simone Viktor Taransky Viktor Taransky