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One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Sal Pacino, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 38 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Beyond Deceit (completed)
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2003 Gigli
 1995 Two Bits
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
 1973 Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
 1969 Me, Natalie
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
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- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Played John in "Why Is A Crooked Letter" by Fred Vassi, Off Broadway at Alec Rubin's Theater Of Encounter, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. NOTE: Pacino was nominated for Obie Award for Best Actor. See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 23 Interviews | 33 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[on becoming famous] The reaction wasn't positive. I was catapulted out of a cannon. People are more accepting of fame today because of all the media outlets. Young people even aspire to it. I became more aware of myself, constantly reminded that I had this name because strangers kept calling me by it. Being an outsider is part of being an artist. You try to conform. But some of us just can't. I ... See more »


Stated in an interview that the movie he most wanted to be in but couldn't get the role was Slap Shot (1977). Director George Roy Hill opted not to go with Pacino because he could not ice skate. See more »


Diminutive frame, off-set by his formidable bearing See more »



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