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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 Greenwich Village, Manhattan, 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, German, Dutch, English, and French. He was trained at the Stella Adler ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 42 wins & 76 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Dirty Grandpa (completed)
Dick Kelly
 2015/I Joy (completed)
 2015/III Heist
The Pope
 2015/II Ellis (Short)
 2015/I The Intern
 2014/I The Bag Man
 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
 2010 Stone
 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
 1998 Great Expectations
Prisoner / Lustig
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
Le mari de la star-fantasme en croisière
 1992 Mistress
Evan M. Wright
 1989 Jacknife
Megs (as Robert DeNiro)
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Great Sewer (voice)
 1981 True Confessions
Father Des Spellacy (as Robert DeNiro)
 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
 1969 Sam's Song
Sam Nicoletti
 1969 The Wedding Party
Cecil (as Robert Denero)
 1968 Young Wolves
Un hippie chez Popov (uncredited)
 1965 Encounter (Short)
The Nephew
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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 »

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5 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 40 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 128 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert De Niro Jr. | Robâto De Nîro | Bobby DeNiro | Robert DeNiro | Robert Denero


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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(on the lengths he will go to disappear into a part) You don't just play a part. You've got to earn the right to play them. See more »


He is a staunch supporter of the US Democratic Party. He lobbied Congress against impeaching President Bill Clinton in 1998. He supported Al Gore in the 2000 Presidential election and supported John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential election. Supported Democratic senator Barack Obama for the 2008 presidential election. See more »


Often played characters that were prone to brutal violence and/or characters who were borderline psychotics. See more »


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