Al Pacino

25 Apr 1940

Actor, Director, Producer

Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy, Tony Montana in Scarface, Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice in Dick Tracy and Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way, though he has also appeared several times on the other side of the law — as a police officer, detective and a lawyer. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 after receiving seven previous Oscar nominations. He made his feature film debut in the 1969 film Me, Natalie in a minor supporting role, before playing the leading role in the 1971 drama The Panic in Needle Park. Pacino made his major breakthrough when he was given the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather in 1972, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Other Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor were for Dick Tracy and Glengarry Glen Ross. Oscar nominations for Best Actor include The Godfather Part II, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, the court room drama ...And Justice for All.and Scent of a Woman. In addition to a career in film, he has also enjoyed a successful career on stage, picking up Tony Awards for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. His love of Shakespeare led him to direct his first film with Looking for Richard, a part documentary on the play Richard III. Pacino has received numerous lifetime achievement awards, including one from the American Film Institute. He is a method actor, taught mainly by Lee Strasberg and Charlie Laughton at the Actors Studio in New York. Although he has never married, Pacino has had several relationships with actresses and has three children

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Filmography (57 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Paterno
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Joe Paterno)
(movie, 2017)
···Hangman
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Detective Archer)
(movie, 2017)
···The Pirates of Somalia
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Seymour Tolbin)
(movie, 2016)
···Misconduct
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Charles Abrams)
(movie, 2015)
···Manglehorn
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as A.J. Manglehorn)
(movie, 2015)
···Danny
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Danny Collins)
(movie, 2015)
···Danny Collins
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Danny Collins)
(movie, 2014)
···The Humbling
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2014)
···Cruising Electric
Role: Actor (as archive)
(movie, 2013)
···Salomé
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2013)
···Phil Spector
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Phil Spector)
(movie, 2012)
···Stand Up Guys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Valentine "Val")
(movie, 2011)
···Jack and Jill
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2011)
···The Son of No One
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Detective Stanford)
(movie, 2011)
···Wilde Salome
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2010)
8.0You Don't Know Jack
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Jack Kevorkian)
(movie, 2008)
6.8Righteous Kill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Rooster)
(movie, 2008)
···88 Minutes
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jack Gramm)
(movie, 2007)
···Ocean's Thirteen
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Willie Banks)
(movie, 2005)
···Two for the Money
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Walter Abrams)
(movie, 2004)
···The Merchant of Venice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Shylock)
(movie, 2003)
···Angels in America
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Roy Cohn)
(movie, 2003)
···Gigli
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Actor (as Starkman)
(movie, 2003)
···The Recruit
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Walter Burke)
(movie, 2002)
···S1m0ne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Viktor Taransky)
(movie, 2002)
···Insomnia
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Will Dormer)
(movie, 2002)
···People I Know
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Eli Wurman)
(movie, 2000)
···Chinese Coffee
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1999)
7.6Any Given Sunday
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tony D'Amato)
(movie, 1999)
···The Insider
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lowell Bergman)
(movie, 1997)
···The Devil's Advocate
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as John Milton)
(movie, 1997)
···Donnie Brasco
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero)
(movie, 1996)
···City Hall
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mayor John Pappas)
(movie, 1995)
···Heat
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Vincent Hanna)
(movie, 1995)
···Two Bits
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Gitano Sabatoni)
(movie, 1993)
···Carlito's Way
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carlito Brigante)
(movie, 1992)
···Scent of a Woman
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade)
(movie, 1992)
···Glengarry Glen Ross
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Ricky Roma)
(movie, 1991)
···Frankie and Johnny
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Johnny)
(movie, 1990)
7.8The Godfather: Part III
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Don Michael Corleone)
(movie, 1990)
···Dick Tracy
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Big Boy Caprice)
(movie, 1990)
···The Local Stigmatic
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Graham)
(movie, 1989)
···Sea of Love
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Frank Keller)
(movie, 1985)
···Revolution
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Tom Dobb)
(movie, 1985)
···Révolution
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Tom Dobb)
(movie, 1983)
7.4Scarface
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tony Montana)
(movie, 1982)
···Author! Author!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ivan Travalian)
(movie, 1980)
···Cruising
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Steve Burns)
(movie, 1979)
···...And Justice for All.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Arthur Kirkland)
(movie, 1979)
···...And Justice for All.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Arthur Kirkland)
(movie, 1977)
···Bobby Deerfield
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bobby)
(movie, 1975)
···Dog Day Afternoon
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sonny)
(movie, 1974)
···The Godfather: Part II
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Don Michael Corleone)
(movie, 1973)
···Serpico
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Officer Frank Serpico)
(movie, 1973)
···Scarecrow
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Francis Lionel 'Lion' Delbuchi)
(movie, 1972)
···The Godfather
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Michael Corleone)
(movie, 1971)
···The Panic in Needle Park
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bobby)