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Al Pacino
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Al Pacino attending the Venice Film Festival in September 2004
Born
Alfredo James Pacino

April 25, 1940 (1940-04-25) (age 78)
New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Years active 1968–present
Children 2 daughters, 1 son

Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American actor. He has won an Academy Award for Best Actor, an Emmy Award, and two Tony Awards. He is probably best known for his roles as Tony Montana in the movie Scarface and as Michael Corleone in The Godfather. He is also in Carlito's Way.

Pacino is currently co-president, along with Ellen Burstyn and Harvey Keitel, of the Actors Studio.

Personal life

Pacino has three children. The eldest, Julie Marie (born 1989), is his daughter with acting coach Jan Tarrant. He also has twins, son Anton James and daughter Olivia Rose (born 2001), with actress Beverly D'Angelo. They had a relationship from 1996 until 2003. Pacino had a relationship with Diane Keaton, his co-star in the Godfather Trilogy. Other women he has had relationships with include Tuesday Weld, Marthe Keller, Kathleen Quinlan and Lyndall Hobbs. Pacino has never married.

Filmography

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Al Pacino at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.
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Al Pacino at the Rome movie Festival in 2008.
Year Title Role Notes
1969 Me, Natalie Tony Movie debut
1971 Panic in Needle Park, TheThe Panic in Needle Park Bobby
1972 Godfather Part I, TheThe Godfather Michael Corleone Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1973 Scarecrow Francis Lionel "Lion" Delbuchi
Serpico Frank Serpico Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
1974 Godfather Part II, TheThe Godfather Part II Michael Corleone BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1975 Dog Day Afternoon Sonny Wortzik BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1977 Bobby Deerfield Bobby Deerfield Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1979 And Justice for All ...And Justice for All Arthur Kirkland Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1980 Cruising Steve Burns
1982 Author! Author! Ivan Travalian Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1983 Scarface Tony Montana Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1985 Revolution Tom Dobb
1989 Sea of Love Frank Keller Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1990 Local Stigmatic, TheThe Local Stigmatic Graham Filmed in 1985
Dick Tracy Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Godfather Part III, TheThe Godfather Part III Michael Corleone Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1991 Frankie and Johnny Johnny
1992 Glengarry Glen Ross Ricky Roma Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Scent of a Woman Frank Slade Academy Award for Best Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1993 Carlito's Way Carlito 'Charlie' Brigante
1995 Two Bits Gitano Sabatoni
Heat Lt. Vincent Hanna
1996 Looking for Richard Director / Narrator / Richard III Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Documentaries
City Hall John Pappas
1997 Donnie Brasco Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero
Devil's Advocate, TheThe Devil's Advocate John Milton
1999 Insider, TheThe Insider Lowell Bergman
Any Given Sunday Tony D'Amato
2000 Chinese Coffee Harry Levine Also director; filmed in 1997
2002 Insomnia Will Dormer
S1m0ne Viktor Taransky
People I Know Eli Wurman
2003 Recruit, TheThe Recruit Walter Burke
Gigli Starkman
Angels in America Roy Cohn TV Miniseries
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2004 Merchant of Venice, TheThe Merchant of Venice Shylock
2005 Two for the Money Walter Abrams
2007 Ocean's Thirteen Willie Bank
88 Minutes Dr. Jack Gramm
2008 Righteous Kill Det. David "Rooster" Fisk
2010 You Don't Know Jack Dr. Jack Kevorkian TV Film
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2011 Jack and Jill Himself
The Son of No One Det. Stanford
Wilde Salome Director
2012 Untitled Phil Spector Biopic Phil Spector TV Film
2013 King Lear King Lear
Stand Up Guys
Gotti Aniello Dellacroce

Awards and nominations

Pacino has been nominated and has won many awards during his acting career. These include eight Oscar nominations (winning one), 15 Golden Globe nominations (winning four), five BAFTA nominations (winning two), two Primetime Emmy Awards for his work on television, and two Tony Awards for his work on the stage. In 2007, the American Film Institute awarded Pacino with a lifetime achievement award. In 2003 British television viewers voted Pacino as the greatest movie star of all time in a poll for Channel 4.

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