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Alfredo James "Al" 'Pacino established himself as a film actor during one of cinema's most vibrant decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. He was born April 25, 1940 in Manhattan, New York City, to Italian-American parents, Rose (nee Gerardi) and Sal Pacino. They divorced when he was young. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 51 wins & 125 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Serpico Serpico
(1973)
The Godfather Michael
(1972)
(1975)
Dick Tracy Big Boy Caprice
(1990)

Filmography

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  King Lear (announced)
King Lear
 2022 Sniff (pre-production)
Harvey Stride
 2021 House of Gucci
Aldo Gucci
 2020 Hunters (TV Series)
Meyer Offerman
- The Great Ole Nazi Cookout of '77 (2020) ... Meyer Offerman
- Eilu v' Eilu (2020) ... Meyer Offerman
- The Jewish Question (2020) ... Meyer Offerman
- Shalom Motherf***er (2020) ... Meyer Offerman
- (Ruth 1:16) (2020) ... Meyer Offerman
 2019 The Irishman
Jimmy Hoffa
 2019 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood
Marvin Schwarz
 2018 Paterno (TV Movie)
Joe Paterno
 2017/II Hangman
Ray Archer
 2017 The Pirates of Somalia
Seymour Tolbin
 2016 Misconduct
Charles Abrams
 2015 Danny Collins
Danny Collins
 2014 Manglehorn
Manglehorn
 2014 The Humbling
Simon
 2013 Salomé
King Herod
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2013 We Are Not Animals
The Agent
 2012 Stand Up Guys
Val
 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
 2006 Scarface: Money. Power. Respect. (Video Game)
Tony Montana (voice)
 2005 Two for the Money
Walter
 2004 The Merchant of Venice
Shylock
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini Series)
Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Beyond Nelly (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Stop Moving! (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Heaven, I'm in Heaven (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Millennium Approaches: The Messenger (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
Michael Corleone
 1990 Dick Tracy
Big Boy Caprice
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1989 Sea of Love
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 Saga (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
 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:

"King Richard III," historical dramatic revival, written by William Shakespeare, incidental music by Charles Gross, directed by David Wheeler, on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (58 performances, including 25 previews that began on May 10, 1979). Cast: Al Pacino (as "Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III, brother to ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 26 Interviews | 42 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 28 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Children:

Julie Pacino | See more »

Parents:

Sal Pacino | Pacino (Gerardi), Rose
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Personal Quote:

[on directing] I have worked with many great film directors and seen that there is a level of film-making that I can never get to so I don't even bother. I just enjoy engaging in film as an amateur. I don't have the pressure of having to deliver. I am off the hook. See more »

Trivia:

Pacino was rejected repeatedly by studio heads and frequently referred to as "that midget Pacino" by producers of The Godfather (1972) who did not want him for the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972), but Francis Ford Coppola fought for him. This film was shot briskly because both the director and the leading actor were in constant fear of being fired. Ironically, this turned out to ... See more »

Trademark:

Surly but essentially moral characters with deep capacity for violence See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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