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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 Salvatore Pacino. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Danny Collins (completed)
Danny Collins
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2011/I Jack and Jill
Al Pacino
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 2000 Chinese Coffee
Harry Levine
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Played Murph in "The Indian Wants the Bronx" by Israel Horovitz on Broadway at the Astor Place Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. NOTE: Won the Obie Award for Best Actor. See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 22 Interviews | 29 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on preparing to play the character of Tony Montana in Scarface (1983)] I worked with an expert in knife combat, with a physical education guy who helped me get the kind of body I wanted for the part. I used the boxer Roberto Durán a little bit. There was an aspect of Durán , a certain lion in him that I responded to in this character. And I was very inspired by Meryl Streep's work in Sophie's ... See more »

Trivia:

1994: Stopped a two-pack-a-day smoking habit to protect his voice. In the mid-1980s he had been smoking four packs of cigarettes a day. He now only occasionally smokes herbal cigarettes. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays men of power and/or authority See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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