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Robert De Niro

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“I've never been one of those actors who has touted myself as a fascinating human being. I had to decide early on whether I was to be an actor or a personality.”

 

Biography

Considered the best actor of his generation, Robert De Niro has built a durable star career out of his formidable ability to disappear into a character, whether tempering his charisma to become a believable everyman or imbuing his renowned gallery of mobsters and psychopaths with a compelling, frightening authority. After rising to stardom in the 1970s with landmark performances as violent New York brutes in Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), and Raging Bull (1980), not to mention his quietly bravura turn in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather Part II (1974), De Niro appeared to falter in the 1980s. Rejuvenated after The Untouchables (1987) and Goodfellas (1990), as well as the founding of the Tribeca Film Center, De Niro picked up his pace in the 1990s, strengthening his fame into the 2000s with his hilarious self-parodies in the blockbuster comedies Analyze This (1999) and Meet the Parents (2000).
The son of artists, De Niro was raised in New York’s Greenwich… read more

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Cinema Paradisio

4Dec13

Greatest actor of the last 50 years

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MrHappyFarts

30May13

Definitely one of the best actors of all time, probably in the top 10. He's easily in my top 10 at least. Throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s he was amazing. What happened??

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Tarek Rahbani

3Jan13

My Favorite Actor Of All Time...

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joey Noodles

2Jan13

Wasn't he in something recently called Crossfire, oh God Mr De Niro, what has happened, still my absolute favourite actor however, and the finest of all time. He has garnered so many ridiculously honest and great performances. A true screen legend.

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Robert De Niro announced as Cannes jury president

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