Al Pacino attending the Venice Film Festival in September 2004
|Born||Alfredo James Pacino
April 25, 1940
New York City, New York, United States
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer|
|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.
Personal life[change | edit source]
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[change | edit source]
Video game[change | edit source]
|2006||Scarface: The World Is Yours||Tony Montana||Video game (likeness)|
Awards and nominations[change | edit source]
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.
References[change | edit source]
- "Actors Studio History by Andreas Manolikakis". Actors Studio Official Website. Archived from the original on July 25, 2010. http://www.theactorsstudio.org/studio-history/. Retrieved July 26, 2010.
- "Pacino's Bambinos". People. February 12, 2001. http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20133627,00.html. Retrieved July 23, 2010.
- "Twin Pique". People. February 24, 2003. http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20139345,00.html. Retrieved July 23, 2010.
- Grobel; p. xxxviii
- Grobel; p. xxi
- "Al Pacino BAFTA History 1972". BAFTA Official Website. Archived from the original on 21 September 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20100921081509/http://www.bafta.org/awards/film/nominations/?year=1972. Retrieved July 28, 2010.
- "Al Pacino Golden Globe History". Golden Globes Official Website. http://www.goldenglobes.org/browse/member/28230. Retrieved July 28, 2010.
- "Al Pacino BAFTA History 1974". BAFTA Official Website. Archived from the original on 10 January 2011. http://web.archive.org/web/20110110074245/http://www.bafta.org/awards/film/nominations/?year=1974. Retrieved July 28, 2010.
- "Al Pacino BAFTA History 1975". BAFTA Official Website. Archived from the original on 10 January 2011. http://web.archive.org/web/20110110074319/http://www.bafta.org/awards/film/nominations/?year=1975. Retrieved July 28, 2010.
- Grobel; p. xxiii
- Grobel; p. xxvii
- "Al Pacino BAFTA History 1990". BAFTA Official Website. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. http://web.archive.org/web/20110525123715/http://www.bafta.org/awards/film/nominations/?year=1990. Retrieved July 28, 2010.
- Grobel; p. xxviii
- "EMMY Award History". EMMY Official Website. http://www.emmys.com/articles/stellar-61. Retrieved July 28, 2010.
- "SAGA 2003 Award Winners". SAGA Official Website. http://www.sagawards.org/media-pr/press-releases/screen-actors-guild-honors-outstanding-film-and-television-performances-13-c/. Retrieved July 28, 2010.
- "SAGA 2010 Award Nominees". SAGA Official Website. http://www.sagawards.org/media-pr/press-releases/17th-annual-screen-actors-guild-awards-%C2%AE-nominations-announcement. Retrieved December 2010.
- "Pacino named 'greatest film star'". BBC. May 5, 2003. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/3001463.stm. Retrieved April 4, 2011.