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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 & 67 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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 2017/II Hangman (post-production)
Detective Archer
 2017 Dabka
Seymour Tolbin
 2016 Misconduct
Charles Abrams
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
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 | 23 Interviews | 35 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 28 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on making The Godfather (1972)] Every time I'd run into Marlon Brando on set, my face would turn red and I'd start laughing...have you any idea what it was like to do a scene with Brando? I sat in movie houses when I was a kid watching Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and Viva Zapata! (1952). Now I'm playing a scene with him. He's God, man! See more »

Trivia:

While Paramount brass dithered over whether to cast him as Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972), the role that would make him a star, a frustrated Pacino signed up for the role of Mario Trantino in The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971). When Paramount finally decided to offer him the role in "The Godfather", this had to buy him out of his contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Ironically, ... See more »

Trademark:

Jet black hair and dark owl eyes See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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