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One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of cinema's most vibrant decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940 in Manhattan, New York City, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi)... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Serpico Serpico
(1973)
(1975)
The Godfather Michael Corleone
(1972)
Dick Tracy Big Boy Caprice
(1990)

Filmography

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  King Lear (pre-production)
King Lear
 2020 Axis Sally (pre-production)
James Laughlin
 2019 The Irishman (post-production)
Jimmy Hoffa
 2018 Paterno (TV Movie)
Joe Paterno
 2017/II Hangman
Ray Archer
 2017 The Pirates of Somalia
Seymour Tolbin
 2016 Misconduct
Charles Abrams
 2015 Danny Collins
Danny Collins
 2014 Manglehorn
Manglehorn
 2014 The Humbling
Simon Axler
 2013 Salomé
King Herod
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2013 No somos animales
The Agent
 2012 Stand Up Guys
Val
 2011/I Jack and Jill
Al Pacino
 2011 The Son of No One
Detective Charles Stanford
 2010 You Don't Know Jack (TV Movie)
Jack Kevorkian
 2008 Righteous Kill
Rooster
 2007 Ocean's Thirteen
Willy Bank
 2007 88 Minutes
Jack Gramm
 2005 Two for the Money
Walter
 2004 The Merchant of Venice
Shylock
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series)
Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Heaven, I'm in Heaven (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Beyond Nelly (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Stop Moving! (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika (2003) ... Roy Cohn
- Millennium Approaches: The Messenger (2003) ... Roy Cohn
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 2003 The Recruit
Walter Burke
 2002 People I Know
Eli Wurman
 2002 S1m0ne
Viktor Taransky
 2002 Insomnia
Will Dormer
 2000 Chinese Coffee
Harry Levine
 1999 Any Given Sunday
Tony D'Amato
 1999 The Insider
Lowell Bergman
 1997 The Devil's Advocate
John Milton
 1997 Donnie Brasco
Lefty
 1996 City Hall
Mayor John Pappas
 1995 Heat
Lt. Vincent Hanna
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1993 Carlito's Way
Carlito
 1992 Scent of a Woman
Lt. Col. Frank Slade
 1992 Glengarry Glen Ross
Ricky Roma
 1991 Frankie and Johnny
Johnny
 1990 The Godfather: Part III
Don Michael Corleone
 1990 Dick Tracy
Big Boy Caprice
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1989 Sea of Love
Det. Frank Keller
 1985 Revolution
Tom Dobb
 1983 Scarface
Tony Montana
 1982 Author! Author!
Ivan Travalian
 1980 Cruising
Steve Burns
 1979 ...and justice for all.
Arthur Kirkland
 1977 The Godfather: A Novel for Television (TV Mini-Series)
Don Michael Corleone
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Don Michael Corleone
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Don Michael Corleone
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Don Michael Corleone
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Don Michael Corleone
 1977 Bobby Deerfield
Bobby
 1975 Dog Day Afternoon
Sonny
 1974 The Godfather: Part II
Michael
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1972 The Godfather
Michael Corleone
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Other Works:

Played Herod Antipas in a staged reading of "Salome" by Oscar Wilde, on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 24 Interviews | 37 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 28 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm constantly striving to break through to something new. You try to maintain a neutral approach to your work, and not be too hard on yourself. See more »

Trivia:

While Paramount brass dithered over whether to cast him as Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972), the role that would make him a star, a frustrated Pacino signed up for the role of Mario Trantino in The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971). When Paramount finally decided to offer him the role in "The Godfather", this had to buy him out of his contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Ironically, ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays men of power and/or authority See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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