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Robert De Niro


Robert De Niro, thought of as one of the greatest American actors of all time, was born in New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, Dutch, English, French, and German. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 51 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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  Bus 657 (pre-production)
The Pope
 2015 The Intern (filming)
Ben Whittaker
 2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Three Wise Guys
- John Goodman/Kings of Leon (2013) ... Three Wise Guys (uncredited)
 2013 American Hustle
Victor Tellegio (uncredited)
 2013 Last Vegas
Paddy
 2010 Stone
Jack Mabry
 2006 Arthur and the Invisibles
King (English version, voice)
 2006 Extras (TV Series)
Robert De Niro
 2004 The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Archbishop of Peru
 2004 Shark Tale
Don Lino (voice)
 1998 Ronin
Sam
 1998 Great Expectations
Prisoner / Lustig
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
Le mari de la star-fantasme en croisière
 1992 Mistress
Evan M. Wright
 1990 Stanley & Iris
Stanley Cox
 1989 Jacknife
Megs (as Robert DeNiro in opening credits)
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Great Sewer (voice)
 1981 True Confessions
Father Des Spellacy (as Robert DeNiro)
 1976 1900
Alfredo Berlinghieri
 1976 Taxi Driver
Travis Bickle (as Robert DeNiro)
 1974 The Godfather: Part II
Vito Corleone (as Robert DeNiro)
 1971 Born to Win
Danny (as Robert DeNiro)
 1971 Jennifer on My Mind
Mardigian
 1969 Sam's Song
Sam Nicoletti
 1969 The Wedding Party
Cecil (as Robert Denero)
 1965 Encounter (Short)
The Nephew
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Other Works:

Cuba & His Teddy Bear (1986). Written by Reinaldo Povod. Directed by Bill Hart. Longacre Theatre: 16 Jul 1986- 21 Sep 1986 (53 performances). Cast: Robert De Niro (as "Cuba") [Broadway debut], Ralph Macchio (as "Teddy") [Broadway debut], Burt Young (as "Jackie") [Broadway debut], Michael Carmine (as "Che"), Paul Calderon (as "... See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 14 Interviews | 39 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 41 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert De Niro Jr. | Robâto De Nîro | Bobby DeNiro | Robert DeNiro | Robert Denero | Robert DeNiro in opening credits

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

Movies are hard work. The public doesn't see that. The critics don't see it. But they're a lot of work. A lot of work. When I'm directing a great dramatic scene, part of me is saying, "Thank God I don't have to do that". Because I know how fucking hard it is to act. It's the middle of the night. It's freezing. You gotta do this scene. You gotta get it up to get to that point. And yet, as a ... See more »

Trivia:

It was tricky to make him look huge as Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein (1994) , considering that Kenneth Branagh, who played Dr. Frankenstein, is of similar height. Many of the tricks used to make humans, wizards and elves dwarf the hobbits later on for "Lord of the Rings" trilogy were also employed to make De Niro appear much bigger than his co-stars, including using very large men as ... See more »

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Frequently works with Martin Scorsese. See more »

Nickname:

Bobby Milk See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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