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


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[on Diane Keaton getting him back into movies after a four-year hiatus in the 1980s] I'd probably be a short-order cook right now if it wasn't for Diane. I'd become kind of detached from everything and I was enjoying a life out of the mix. She's the one who found Sea of Love (1989) and told me I should do it. She said, 'You're not on the A-list anymore, buddy. Are you going to go back to living ... See more »


He is one of the eleven elite thespians to have been nominated for both a Supporting and Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year. The other ten are Barry Fitzgerald Fay Bainter, Teresa Wright, Jessica Lange, Sigourney Weaver, Emma Thompson, Holly Hunter, Julianne Moore, Jamie Foxx and Cate Blanchett. Pacino was the second male actor, after Fitzgerald, to have been nominated for both a Best ... See more »


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