"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 ...
6 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
26 Interviews |
42 Articles |
9 Pictorials |
28 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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(1979, Playboy Magazine) Bang the Drum Slowly is my all-time-favorite film. I saw that three or four times. I'd like to go see it again. The baseball motif, the quality of the relationship between Moriarty and De Niro, is beautiful. Maybe I relate to it because I wanted to be a baseball player. For some reason, people don't talk about that movie.
He and Jamie Foxx
are two out of the only three actors to be nominated for an Academy Award for both Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor in the same year. (Barry Fitzgerald
did it first in 1945) Pacino was nominated in 1993 for Scent of a Woman
(1992) and Glengarry Glen Ross
(1992) / Foxx in 2005 for Ray
(2004) and Collateral
(2004). Both men won the Best Actor award, and they both played blind ...
Diminutive frame, off-set by his formidable bearing