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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 43 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Godfather
The Godfather Michael Corleone
(1972)
Scarface
Scarface Tony Montana
(1983)
Heat
Heat Lt. Vincent Hanna
(1995)
The Godfather: Part II
(1974)

Filmography

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 2018 The Irishman (filming)
Jimmy Hoffa
 2018 Happy Valley (TV Movie) (post-production)
Joe Paterno
 2017/II Hangman (completed)
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:

"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 »

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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:

The only problem is, I don't have the appetite to make my own pictures. I don't want to direct. So I'm always in a kind of passive position, waiting for someone to come to me with a project... That I sort of don't like. See more »

Trivia:

During the making of The Recruit (2003), he met and became close friends with Colin Farrell. He went on to call Farrell the most talented actor of his generation. See more »

Trademark:

Jet black hair and dark owl eyes See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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