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Al Pacino is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Thanks American born on 25 april 1940 at Manhattan (USA)

Al Pacino

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Birth name Alfredo James Pacino
Nationality USA
Birth 25 april 1940 (78 years) at Manhattan (USA)
Awards Academy Award, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play, Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, British Academy Film Awards, National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, 10th Screen Actors Guild Awards, National Society of Film Critics, American Film Institute, Goldene Kamera 2013, Academy Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, National Medal of Arts, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor

Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (/pəˈtʃiːnoʊ/; born April 25, 1940) is an American actor of stage and screen, filmmaker and screenwriter. Often considered by audiences and commentators to be one of the greatest actors of all time, Pacino has had a career spanning more than fifty years, during which time he has received numerous accolades and honors both competitive and honorary, among them an Academy Award, two Tony Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, a British Academy Film Award, four Golden Globe Awards, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Film Institute, the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the National Medal of Arts. He is also one of few performers to have won a competitive Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony Award for acting, dubbed the "Triple Crown of Acting".

A method actor and former student of the Herbert Berghof Studio and the Actors Studio in New York City, where he was taught by Charles Laughton and Lee Strasberg, Pacino made his feature film debut with a minor role in Me, Natalie (1969) and gained favourable notices for his lead role as a heroin addict in The Panic in Needle Park (1971). He achieved international acclaim and recognition for his breakthrough role as Michael Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather (1972). He received his first Oscar nomination and would reprise the role in sequels Part II (1974) and Part III (1990). Pacino's performance as Corleone is now regarded as one of the greatest screen performances in film history.

Pacino received his first Best Actor Oscar nomination for Serpico (1973); he was also nominated for The Godfather Part II, Dog Day Afternoon (1975) and ...And Justice for All (1979) and won the award in 1993 for his performance as a blind Lieutenant Colonel in Scent of a Woman (1992). For his performances in The Godfather, Dick Tracy (1990) and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Pacino was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Other notable roles include Tony Montana in Scarface (1983), Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way (1993), Lieutenant Vincent Hanna in Heat (1995), Benjamin Ruggiero in Donnie Brasco (1997), Lowell Bergman in The Insider (1999) and Detective Will Dormer in Insomnia (2002). In television, Pacino has acted in several productions for HBO including the miniseries Angels in America (2003) and the Jack Kevorkian biopic You Don't Know Jack (2010), both of which won him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.

In addition to his work in film, Pacino has had an extensive career on stage and is a two-time Tony Award winner, in 1969 and 1977, for his performances in Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel respectively. A lifelong fan of Shakespeare, Pacino directed and starred in Looking for Richard (1996), a documentary film about the play Richard III, a role which Pacino had earlier portrayed on-stage in 1977. He has also acted as Shylock in a 2004 feature film adaptation and a 2010 production of The Merchant of Venice. Having made his filmmaking debut with Looking for Richard, Pacino has also directed and starred in the independent film Chinese Coffee (2000) and the films Wilde Salomé (2011) and Salomé (2013) about the play Salomé by Oscar Wilde. Since 1994, Pacino has been the joint president of the Actors Studio with Ellen Burstyn and Harvey Keitel.

Biography

Although he has never married, 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 January 25, 2001), with actress Beverly D'Angelo, with whom he had a relationship from 1996 until 2003. Pacino had a relationship with Diane Keaton, his co-star in the Godfather trilogy. The on-again, off-again relationship ended following the filming of The Godfather Part III. He has had relationships with Tuesday Weld, Jill Clayburgh, Marthe Keller, Kathleen Quinlan and Lyndall Hobbs.

The Internal Revenue Service filed a tax lien against Pacino, claiming he owes the government a total of $188,000 for 2008 and 2009. A representative for Pacino blamed his former business manager Kenneth Starr for the discrepancy.

Best films

Despicable Me 2 (2013)
(Actor)
The Godfather (1972)
(Actor)
Heat (1995)
(Actor)
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
(Actor)
Scent of a Woman (1992)
(Actor)
Insomnia (2002)
(Actor)

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Filmography of Al Pacino (64 films)

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The Irishman
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Mob film, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel, Anna Paquin, Bobby Cannavale
Roles Jimmy Hoffa

Frank Sheeran, surnommé « The Irishman », est un syndicaliste ayant des liens avec la mafia...
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Films about films
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, James Marsden, Burt Reynolds, Zoë Bell
Roles Marvin Schwarz

1969, à Hollywood. Le mouvement hippie est à son apogée et manifeste massivement contre la guerre du Viêt Nam toujours en cours. Richard Nixon est élu nouveau président des États-Unis, succédant à Lyndon B. Johnson, tandis que les émeutes de Stonewall débouchent sur mouvement de lutte pour la libération des gays et des lesbiennes.
The Irishman
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Films about music and musicians, Films about the labor movement, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, Joe Pesci, Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano
Roles Jimmy Hoffa

L'intrigue du film est basée sur le livre de Charles Brandt , paru en 2004, I Heard You Paint Houses.
Misconduct
Misconduct (2016)
, 1h46
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Josh Duhamel, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Alice Eve, Lee Byung-hun, Julia Stiles
Roles Charles Abrams
Rating53% 2.6516252.6516252.6516252.6516252.651625
Une série d'accidents liés à un médicament produit par la société pharmaceutique dirigée par Arthur Denning conduit à un scandale médiatique. Alors qu'Arthur se prépare à quitter les Etats-Unis, il apprend que sa compagne, Emily Hynes, a été enlevée.
Danny Collins, 1h46
Directed by Dan Fogelman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians
Actors Al Pacino, Jennifer Garner, Jeremy Lee Renner, Annette Bening, Bobby Cannavale, Julianne Moore
Roles Danny Collins
Rating69% 3.498433.498433.498433.498433.49843
Aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins (Al Pacino) cannot give up his hard-living ways – but then his manager, Frank Grubman (Christopher Plummer), uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter to him from John Lennon. After reading the letter, Danny decides to change his way of life. He travels to New Jersey to connect with his grown son, whom he has never met. Before leaving, he discovers that his young fiancé has been sleeping with another man in their home. He gives them his blessing and allows them to stay in the house.
Manglehorn
Manglehorn (2015)
, 1h37
Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Chris Messina, Harmony Korine
Roles A.J. Manglehorn
Rating55% 2.7996752.7996752.7996752.7996752.799675
A.J. Manglehorn is a reclusive Texas key-maker who spends his days caring for his cat, finding comfort in his work and lamenting a long lost love. Enter kind-hearted bank teller Dawn whose interest in the eccentric Manglehorn may just be able to draw him out of his shell.
The Humbling, 1h47
Directed by Barry Levinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Dianne Wiest, Kyra Sedgwick, Charles Grodin, Mandy Patinkin
Roles Simon Axler
Rating56% 2.8002452.8002452.8002452.8002452.800245
Simon Axler is an aging actor who suffers from bouts of dementia. He is institutionalized after an incident during a Broadway play, then returns home, where he contemplates suicide. When he embarks upon an affair with a friend's amoral lesbian daughter, his world starts to fall apart. It ends on stage, with even Axler's audience and fellow actors unsure what's real and what's not.
Phil Spector, 1h32
Directed by David Mamet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Al Pacino, Helen Mirren, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeffrey Tambor, Rebecca Pidgeon, James Tolkan
Roles Phil Spector
Rating62% 3.148893.148893.148893.148893.14889
Le célèbre producteur de musique Phil Spector est arrêté pour le meurtre de Lana Clarkson. Il est défendu par l'avocate Linda Kenney Baden, qui souffre d'une pneumonie…
Despicable Me 2, 1h38
Directed by Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about children
Actors Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Kristen Wiig, Al Pacino, Miranda Cosgrove, Benjamin Bratt
Rating73% 3.695173.695173.695173.695173.69517
A mysterious vehicle using a huge magnet steals a highly potent mutagen known as PX-41 from a secret laboratory in the Arctic Circle. The Anti-Villain League (AVL) tries to recruit former supervillain, Gru, to find who stole the mutagen, but Gru refuses, claiming he is a legitimate businessman now as well as the father of Margo, Edith, and Agnes. Dr. Nefario, Gru's friend and assistant, has decided to leave him for new employment, claiming he "missed being evil." Gru reluctantly partners with undercover AVL agent Lucy Wilde, and they search a local mall, the Paradise Shopping Mall, disguised as bakery employees. Mexican restaurant owner, Eduardo Pérez, is suspected by Gru of being "El Macho", a legendary supervillain who supposedly died after skysurfing a shark into the center of an active volcano. Gru and Lucy break into Eduardo's restaurant at night, but find nothing to prove that he is the culprit. Meanwhile, Agnes expresses her wish to have a mother someday and believes that Gru will fall in love with Lucy, but despite her excitement, Gru tells her that his relationship with Lucy is strictly professional.
Stand Up Guys, 1h35
Directed by Fisher Stevens
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Actors Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin, Julianna Margulies, Katheryn Winnick, Mark Margolis
Roles Valentine "Val"
Rating64% 3.247863.247863.247863.247863.24786
Released from prison after serving 28 years, Val reunites with his old friend and partner Doc. Doc has been ordered by mob boss Claphands to kill Val as soon as he gets out. One of the first things Val wants is to visit a local brothel, which is run by Wendy. After Val is unable to perform, he and Doc break into a drugstore where Val consumes a larger dose of Viagra than what is prescribed. After a return to the brothel, Val tells Doc that he's ready to party. They go to a club, where Val shares an intimate dance with a younger woman.
Casting By
Casting By (2012)
, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about cities
Actors Marion Dougherty, Lynn Stalmaster, Woody Allen, Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close, Robert De Niro
Rating75% 3.791363.791363.791363.791363.79136
The film is a celebration of the casting profession, highlighting its previously unsung role in film history while also serving as an elegy to the lost era of the New Hollywood. It focuses on casting pioneer Marion Dougherty, an iconoclast whose exquisite taste, tenacity and gut instincts brought a new kind of actor to the screen that would mark the end of the old studio system and help to usher in this revolutionary new period. The film draws a line through the last half century to show us the profession’s evolution from studio system type-casting to the rise of large ensemble films populated with unique and diverse casts.
Jack and Jill, 1h31
Directed by Dennis Dugan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Al Pacino, Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Eugenio Derbez, Regis Philbin, Shaquille O'Neal
Roles Al Pacino
Rating33% 1.655171.655171.655171.655171.65517
The film opens with homemade videos of fraternal twins Jack and Jill Sadelstein growing up. As the videos progress, it seems that Jack is the more gifted twin, with Jill constantly trying to get his attention by hitting him, hurting girls around him, etc. The story shifts to the present, where an adult Jack (Adam Sandler) is a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife, Erin (Katie Holmes), and two kids, Sofie (Elodie Tougne) and Gary (Rohan Chand), while Jill (Sandler) never left the working-class neighborhood they grew up in. Jill recently inherited her childhood home, having lived with their mother until her death one year ago.
The Son of No One, 1h34
Directed by Dito Montiel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Action, Crime
Themes Films based on the September 11 attacks, Films about terrorism, Disaster films, Films about hijackings
Actors Channing Tatum, Al Pacino, Juliette Binoche, Ray Liotta, Katie Holmes, James Ransone
Roles Detective Stanford
Rating51% 2.55072.55072.55072.55072.5507
The film takes place in the same Queens police precinct in 1986 and 2002. In 2002, a young cop, Jonathan White, is a rookie officer under Captain Marion Mathers in a Queens neighborhood in New York City, where he grew up. To provide for his wife Kerry and ailing young daughter, he works hard to keep his life on track, but this life is threatened when a dark secret bubbles to the surface. An anonymous source reveals new information about two unsolved murders from 16 years ago. In 1986, Jonathan had killed two men in self-defense. His friends, Vinnie and Vicky, helped him dispose of the bodies and keep their involvement a secret from the authorities, and then Detective Stanford, who was the partner of Jonathan's deceased father, closes the cases, knowing he was involved.