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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. Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Sal ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Serpico
Serpico Serpico
(1973)
The Godfather
The Godfather Michael Corleone
(1972)
Dog Day Afternoon
(1975)
Scent of a Woman
Scent of a Woman Lt. Col. Frank Slade
(1992)

Filmography

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 2019 The Irishman (post-production)
Jimmy Hoffa
 2018 Paterno (TV Movie) (post-production)
Joe Paterno
 2017/II Hangman
Detective Archer
 2017 The Pirates of Somalia
Seymour Tolbin
 2016 Misconduct
Charles Abrams
 2015 Danny Collins
Danny Collins
 2014 Manglehorn
Manglehorn
 2014 The Humbling
Simon Axler
 2013 Salomé
King Herod
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2012 Stand Up Guys
Val
 2011/I Jack and Jill
Al Pacino
 2011 The Son of No One
Detective Charles Stanford
 2010 You Don't Know Jack (TV Movie)
Jack Kevorkian
 2008 Righteous Kill
Rooster
 2007 Ocean's Thirteen
Willy Bank
 2007 88 Minutes
Jack Gramm
 2005 Two for the Money
Walter
 2004 The Merchant of Venice
Shylock
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series)
Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Heaven, I'm in Heaven (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Beyond Nelly (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Stop Moving! (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Millennium Approaches: In Vitro (2003) ... Roy Cohn
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 2003 The Recruit
Walter Burke
 2002 People I Know
Eli Wurman
 2002 S1m0ne
Viktor Taransky
 2002 Insomnia
Will Dormer
 2000 Chinese Coffee
Harry Levine
 1999 Any Given Sunday
Tony D'Amato
 1999 The Insider
Lowell Bergman
 1997 The Devil's Advocate
John Milton
 1997 Donnie Brasco
Lefty
 1996 City Hall
Mayor John Pappas
 1995 Heat
Lt. Vincent Hanna
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1993 Carlito's Way
Carlito
 1992 Scent of a Woman
Lt. Col. Frank Slade
 1992 Glengarry Glen Ross
Ricky Roma
 1991 Frankie and Johnny
Johnny
 1990 The Godfather: Part III
Don Michael Corleone
 1990 Dick Tracy
Big Boy Caprice
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1989 Sea of Love
Det. Frank Keller
 1985 Revolution
Tom Dobb
 1983 Scarface
Tony Montana
 1982 Author! Author!
Ivan Travalian
 1980 Cruising
Steve Burns
 1979 ...and justice for all.
Arthur Kirkland
 1977 The Godfather: A Novel for Television (TV Mini-Series)
Don Michael Corleone
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Don Michael Corleone
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Don Michael Corleone
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Don Michael Corleone
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Don Michael Corleone
 1977 Bobby Deerfield
Bobby
 1975 Dog Day Afternoon
Sonny
 1974 The Godfather: Part II
Michael
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1972 The Godfather
Michael Corleone
 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:

Played Young Man in "Hello Out There" by William Saroyan, Off Broadway at the Cafe Cino, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 23 Interviews | 35 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 28 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Something happened in the 1980s that is hard to define. It had something to do with the movies that Steven Spielberg and George Lucas - both very close friends of Francis Ford Coppola - started to make. I met them when they were kids. I saw them as real film people. I got no feeling of theatre from them. They are geniuses. But they set the standard for a new kind of movie. You also can't discount... See more »

Trivia:

Got co-star Kevin Spacey his first major role in a film. Pacino saw Spacey performing on Broadway and suggested him to the director of Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) for the role of John Williamson. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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