Robert De Niro

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Robert De Niro
BirthplaceNew York, New York, U.S.
Actor, director, and producer
EducationHigh School of Music Art

De Niro, Robert

(də nĭr`ō), 1943–, American film actor, b. New York City. After studying for the stage, he acted in films directed by Brian De PalmaDe Palma, Brian,
1940–, American film director, b. Newark, N.J. Heavily influenced by Alfred Hitchcock, he is especially known for bloody, shocking, and suspenseful thrillers.
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. In 1973 he made his first major movies, Bang the Drum Slowly and Mean Streets. In these and other motion pictures he has shown an impressive dramatic range and expressiveness. His other films include The Godfather Part II (1974; Academy Award), Taxi Driver (1976), The Deer Hunter (1979), Raging Bull (1980; Academy Award), Goodfellas (1990), Cape Fear (1991), Casino (1995), Wag the Dog (1997), and The Good Shepherd (2006), a finely crafted espionage drama that De Niro also directed.


See biography by S. Levy (2014).

De Niro, Robert

(1943–  ) film actor; born in New York. After studying acting with Stella Adler and Lee Strasberg, he worked off-Broadway before entering films and gaining acclaim in Bang the Drum Slowly (1973). A versatile actor who strived for intense authenticity, he won an Academy Award for The Godfather Part II (1974). Graduating to leading man status, he received another Oscar for Raging Bull (1980).
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