Al Pacino Biography - Age, Height, Family, Net worth, History, Facts and More

Al Pacino Biography - Age, Height, Family, Net worth, History, Facts and More

Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino has been appearing in cinema audiences since the 1970s in films such as 'The Godfather,' 'Dog Day Afternoon,' 'Dick Tracy' and 'Scent of a Woman'.

    Who is Al Pacino?

    He began studying acting in his teens and eventually made his way from the stage to the big screen. During his career, he brought serious roles and explosive anger, including roles as gangster Michael Carlione in The Godfather (1972) and drug lord Tony Montana in Scarface (1983).

    A versatile performer, he starred in a wide range of projects during his prolific career, appearing in countless stage productions and directing numerous films. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as a blind man in Scent of a Woman (1992) and a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 from the American Film Institute. -Vinning actor Al Pacino has been appearing in cinema audiences since the 1970s in films such as 'The Godfather,' 'Dog Day Afternoon,' 'Dick Tracy' and 'Scent of a Woman'.

    Early life

    Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in New York City. He was the only child of Italian immigrants from Sicily when he was a toddler. After their breakup, Pacino's father moved to California and Pacino was raised by his mother and grandparents in the Bronx. Although somewhat shy as a child, Pacino developed an interest in acting as a teenager and later admitted to the High School of Performing Arts. However, he proved to be a poor student, failing most of his classes before he eventually dropped out at the age of 17.

    After leaving school, Pacino worked in a variety of jobs before moving to Greenwich Village in 1959. He began studying theater at Herbert Bergoff's studio and soon introduced parts of Off-Broadway productions, including a 1963 role in the William Saroyan drama Hello, Out There. In 1966, Pacino took the next step in his career, when he was accepted into the Actors' Studio, where he studied under renowned coach Lee Strasberg. Pacino's work 1969 Broadway production Does a Tiger Wear a Nectary? This led to his involvement in such major projects as the Tony Award and was part of the upcoming film Me, Natalie that year.

    Al Pacino Movies

    The Godfather
    Pacino's performance in the 1971 film The Panic in Needle Park will take his career to new heights. Francis Ford Coppola's Pacino role in the middle of the cast for his upcoming film The Godfather, based on the novel by Mario Puzo, caught the eye of a heroin addict. Although he was considering superstars such as Robert Redford and Jack Nicholson, Coppola eventually chose a relatively unknown Pacino to play Michael Carlione. Released in 1972, The Godfather was a huge success and is considered one of the greatest films of all time (along with its first sequel).

    Talking about the coming of power of the Carlion Crime Family and Michael Carlione, Pacino is one of many actors — including Marlon Brando, James Conn, Robert Duvall, and Diane Keaton — who received critical acclaim for their performance. The Godfather dominated the 1973 Academy Awards, winning an Oscar for Best Picture, Best Actor (Brando), and receiving screenplays while receiving nominations for Direction, Sound, Costume Design, and Editing. Conn, Duvall, and Pacino each received a supporting actor nomination, but Pacino boycotted the show because he was angry about not getting permission from the Academy in the lead actor category.

    More appreciation with 'Serpico'

    In the wake of The Godfather's success, Pacino quickly became a sought-after celebrity. After co-starring with Gene Hackman in Scarecrow (1973), Pacino starred in three consecutive hit films, each of which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. In 1974, he starred in Serpico, the true story of police officer Frank Serpico, whose secret work in the 1960s helped expose corruption in the NYPD. The film was a critical and commercial success.

    The Godfather: Part II, Dog Day Afternoon

    That same year, he again appeared in The Godfather: Part II as Carlion, starring Robert De Niro and receiving the acclaim of his predecessor. And in 1975, Pacino starred in Dog Day Afternoon, playing a very unusual role as John Wojtovich, who in 1972 tried to rob a bank in Brooklyn to pay for her boyfriend's sex change. The actor starred in box office failure, Bobby Deerfield, before returning to Legal Drama… and Justice for All (1979), earning another Academy Award nomination.


    Given his tremendous success in the 1970s, Pacino's film-acting career has been relatively slow over the next decade. Except for the role of crazed drug dealer Tony Montana in Brian De Palma's hit Scarface (1983), Pacino's other films of this era have been significantly less successful and his characters less memorable. Cruising (1980), author! Author! (1982) and Revolution (1985) are all commercial and critical failures.

    But this time Pacino also successfully returned to the stage. In 1983, David Mamet received a Drama Desk Award nomination for his performance in the play American Buffalo, and in 1988 he received favorable reviews for his role as Mark Antony in the New York Shakespeare Festival production Julius Caesar. Pacino reappeared in the 1989 thriller Sea of ​​Love, eventually reestablishing his star power.

    Dick Tracy,' 'The Scent of a Woman

    In 1990, Al Pacino appeared in two films - The Godfather: Part III and Dick Tracy. His role in the latter earned him the first Academy Award nomination in more than a decade and was the first of a number of consistent roles in hit cinema for years to come. In the early 1990s, Pacino received favorable reviews for his work with Frankie and Johnny (1991), Michelle Pfeiffer, and Carlitos Way (1993). He received his first Academy Award for his lead role in 1992's Scent of a Woman and was nominated in the Supporting Actor category for his role in Glengarry Glen Ross (1992).

    Donnie Brasco,' "Any Given Sunday

    At the end of the decade, Michael Mans Heat (1995), gangster film Donnie Brasco (1997), supernatural thriller The Devil's Advocate (1997), Oliver Stone's football classic Any Given Sunday (1999) and Academy Award-winning The Insider (1999) Pacino Helping keep busy and relevant. He filled his schedule by writing, directing and performing in William Shakespeare's exploration of Richard III, the documentary Looking for Richard.

    Insomnia,' 'Angels in America

    In 2000, Pacino was 60 years old. However, this did not do much to slow down his career. In 2002, he appeared in four films: the Christopher Nolan thriller Insomnia and the moderately successful films People I Know, S1m0ne and The Recruit. The following year he won an Emmy for his role in the adaptation of the Tony Kushner drama Angels in America, and in 2004 he once again sparked his love of Shakespearean works by appearing in the film version of The Merchant of Venice.

    Ocean Thirteen

    In 2007, the actor was one of the all-star ensembles of the blockbuster hit Oceans Thirteen and released the DVD box set Pacino: An Actors Vision. He co-starred with De Niro in the 2008 cop drama Right Kill, starring Jack Kevorkian in the TV film You Don't Know Jack (2010) - for which he received his second Emmy Award and revisited the David Mamet play Glengarry Glen. Ross, this time starring Bobby Cannavale in the 2012 Broadway production.

    Phil Spector

    Prior to playing major roles in indie projects such as Mangelhorn (2014) and Danny Collins (2015), Pacino was famously a troubled music producer in the 2013 TV film Phil Spector. In the next film, Annette Bening plays Jennifer Garner and Christopher Plummer, a Pacino rock star who finds her son (Kannavale) after learning of an unsolicited letter from John Lennon.

    'Paterno,' 'Once Upon a Time,' 'The Irishman'

    Following the roles of The Pirates of Somalia and Hangman in the 2017 films, Pasino was named the Penn State football coach in the midst of a child sexual abuse scandal in Paterno (2018). He joined the star-studded cast of Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), before reuniting with Scorsese and De Niro later that year, playing the unlucky union boss Jimmy Hoffa in The Irishman, a role that earned him his ninth Academy Award proposal.

    Pacino returned to the small screen with the first appearance of the Amazon Hunters in February 2020, as the leader of a group that was alarmed by the resurgence of the Nazis in the 1970s.

    Awards and honors

    By 2019, Pacino has won an Oscar, two Emmys, two Tonys and four Golden Globe Awards. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 from the American Film Institute. In December 2016, Pacino and his acclaimed performance at the 39th Kennedy Center Honors.

    Personal life

    Al Pacino is a lifelong bachelor. However, he is the father of three children: a daughter and a son from a long-term relationship with his former acting coach, John Tarrant, and actress Beverly D'Angelo. Over the years, Pacino has had love affairs with Keaton, Penelope Ann Miller, Lucila Sola, and Meitel Dohan.

    The fact of Al Pacino

    Full Name: Alfredo James Pacino
    Nick Names: sonny, Al Pacino
    Age: 79 years
    Birth Date: April 25, 1940
    Horoscope: Taurus
    Birth Place: East Harlem, New York, United States
    Net Worth: $165 Million
    Salary: $10 Million
    Height / How tall: 5 feet 7 inches
    Nationality: American
    Religion: Non-religious
    Profession: Actor, filmmaker
    Father's Name: Sal Pacino
    Mother's Name: Rose Gerard Pacino
    Marital Status: UnMarried
    Girlfriend: Lucila Solá since 2009, Beverly D'Angelo dated from 1997 - 2003.
    Children's: Anton James Pacino, Julie Marie Pacino, Olivia Rose Pacino
    Weight: 75 Kg
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color:  Hazel
    Lucky Number: 8
    Lucky Stone: Oliver Stone
    Hobbies: Reading and acting
    Favorite Color: Claret red and blue
    Favorite Cars: Infiniti J30, Cadillac STS
    Favorite Actor: Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, and John Cazale
    1993: Best Actor in a Leading Role Scent of a Woman (1992)2011: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television You Don't Know Jack (2010)2004: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Angels in America (2003)1993: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Scent of a Woman (1992)1974: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Serpico (1973)
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