Last Updated: 24 Apr, 2023 | Views: 644
Other Profession(s): Producer, Director
Famous For: Iconic Hollywood Actor of The Godfather
Higher Education: High School
Al Pacino was born in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. When he was a small child, Rose (Gerardi) and Salvatore Pacino divorced. Pacino became one of the most recognizable and enduring figures in American cinema during the 1970s when cinema was at its most active. He is frequently considered one of Hollywood's most illustrious villains and is renowned for his incredibly compelling villain roles.
In 1968: For his work in "The Indian Wants the Bronx," Pacino was honored with an Obie Award.
In 1973: Pacino appeared in "Scarecrow" and took home the Palme d'Or at Cannes.
In 1974: Pacino was featured in "The Godfather: Part II," the Academy Award-winning sequel to the Godfather film trilogy.
In 2007: Pacino appeared in the popular movie Ocean's Thirteen as well.
In 2010: In the Merchant of Venice, Pacino made a comeback by taking on the role of Shylock.
In 2010: Pacino's performance in the television film "You Don't Know Jack" garnered a lot of positive reviews.
In 2012: Glengarry Glen Ross, a play by David Mamet, was revived on Broadway for its 30th anniversary with Pacino in the lead role.
Achievements and Awards:
Al Pacino won the Best Actor Academy Award for the movie "Scent of a Woman."
According to the American Film Institute, he is the eleventh-most famous villain in movie history.
Pacino wanted to play baseball when he was a kid.
Pacino spent a portion of his early career sleeping on the streets or at movie theatres due to homelessness.
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