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Al Pacino


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 47 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 Danny Collins (post-production)
Danny Collins
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 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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Other Works:

Public Service Announcement (PSA) TV commercial for The ONE Campaign [www.one.org]. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

[on being offered the part of Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972)] Naturally my first thought was: 'I can't play that. It's a really hard part. Can't I play Sonny? That's a good part.' Then all this screen testing began. It was the Scarlett O'Hara of its day. Francis put that cast together and they okayed everybody except for me and Marlon Brando. Finally, they okayed Marlon. 'But this kid? ... See more »

Trivia:

January 1961: Was arrested, charged with carrying a concealed weapon. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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