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Robert De Niro has cited younger actors Jennifer Lawrence, Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio as inspirations to him. In an interview with The Guardian, the Academy Award-winning star revealed which actors he admires.

[De Niro in classic gangster film Goodfellas] De Niro said: "The actors I respect are Matt Damon, Leonardo DICAPRIO… Daniel Day-Lewis is a wonderful actor." The Goodfellas actor added: "Jennifer Lawrence is wonderful. She's got a great energy." Lawrence herself commented in a previous interview that she doesn't find the Hollywood legend intimidating. (more) »

- By Charlotte Grant-West

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