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Robert De Niro

Born
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. , New York City, New York, USA
Birthday
1943-08-17
Occupation
Actor
Spouse(s)
Grace Hightower (17 June 1997 - present) (2 children)
Diahnne Abbott (28 April 1976 - 1988) (divorced) (2 children)
Years Active
1963–present
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Biography
Robert Anthony De Niro (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor and a producer who has starred in over 100 films. He was cast as the young Vito Corleone in the 1974 film The Godfather Part II, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His longtime collaboration with director Martin Scorsese earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Jake La Motta in the 1980 film Raging Bull. He received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2003, and the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2010.

De Niro's first major film roles were in the sports drama, Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and Scorsese's crime film Mean Streets (1973). He earned Academy Award nominations for the psychological thrillers Taxi Driver (1976) and Cape Fear (1991), both directed by Scorsese. De Niro received additional nominations for Michael Cimino's Vietnam war drama, The Deer Hunter (1978), Penny Marshall's drama Awakenings (1990), and David O. Russell's romantic comedy-drama, Silver Linings Playbook (2012). His portrayal of gangster Jimmy Conway in Scorsese's crime film, Goodfellas (1990), and black comedy film The King of Comedy (1983), earned him BAFTA Award nominations.

De Niro has earned four nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, for his work in the musical drama New York, New York (1977), the action comedy Midnight Run (1988), the gangster comedy Analyze This (1999), and the comedy Meet the Parents (2000). Other notable performances include roles in Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Brazil (1985), The Untouchables (1987), Backdraft (1991), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Heat (1995), Casino (1995), Jackie Brown (1997) and Machete (2010). He has directed and starred in films such as the crime drama A Bronx Tale (1993), and the spy film The Good Shepherd (2006).
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By KatyPink101 Posted on 2011-09-27 17:43:15.6

Very funny man!!!

By aaa Posted on 2011-06-11 03:44:32.997

Very very talented actor! Like!

By ARIENNA Posted on 2011-03-29 07:07:12.417

I love him!!!

By Jamie Posted on 2011-03-23 03:23:03.713

He''s kind a legend!

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