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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 48 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Joy (pre-production)
 2015 Dirty Grandpa (pre-production)
Dick Kelly
 2015 Bus 657 (post-production)
The Pope
 2014/I The Bag Man
Dragna
 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:

TV commercial: New York City tourism with Billy Crystal 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:

It's true: I spent lunchtime in a grave during the filming of Bloody Mama (1970). When you're younger, you feel that's what you need to do to help you stay in character. When you get older, you become more confident and less intense about it -- and you can achieve the same effect. You might even be able to achieve more if you take your mind off it, because you're relaxed. That's the key to it all... See more »

Trivia:

When they met shortly before making Mean Streets (1973) De Niro and Harvey Keitel became fast friends. De Niro was from Greenwich Village in Manhattan and was taught by Stella Adler and Keitel was from the Brighton Beach area of Brooklyn and was mainly mentored by Lee Strasberg. But the two guarded actors bonded and remain close to this day. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Bobby Milk See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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