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 "...
5 Biographical Movies |
8 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
16 Interviews |
43 Articles |
12 Pictorials |
128 Magazine Cover Photos |
Robert De Niro Jr. | Robâto De Nîro | Bobby DeNiro | Robert DeNiro | Robert Denero
5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
Did You Know?
Some people say that drama is easy, and comedy is hard. Not true. I've been making comedies the last couple of years, and it's nice. When you make a drama, you spend all day beating a guy to death with a hammer, or what have you. Or you have to take a bite out of somebody's face. On the other hand, with a comedy, you yell at Billy Crystal
for an hour, and you go home.
Accidentally broke a rib of Joe Pesci
in a sparring scene in Raging Bull
(1980). This shot appears in the film: De Niro hits Pesci in the side, Pesci groans, and there is a quick cut to another angle.
Intense physical and mental preparation for roles