Al Pacino

Al Pacino

Alfredo James Pacino, conocido como Al Pacino (Nueva York, Nueva York, 25 de abril de 1940), es un actor y director estadounidense de cine y teatro, ganador de los premios Óscar, Emmy, Globo de Oro, SAG, BAFTA, AFI y Tony, y considerado uno de los mejores actores de la historia. Es famoso por interpretar mafiosos, como Michael Corleone en la trilogía de El Padrino, Tony Montana en Scarface, Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice en Dick Tracy, "Lefty" Ruggiero en Donnie Brasco y Carlito Brigante en Atrapado por su pasado, aunque también ha aparecido varias veces del lado de la ley, como oficial de policía, detective y abogado. Su papel como Frank Slade en Scent of a Woman le valió el Óscar al mejor actor en 1992 después de haber recibido varias nominaciones previas.
Hizo su debut en el cine en la película Me, Natalie (1969) con un breve papel secundario, antes de interpretar el papel principal en el drama The Panic in Needle Park (1971). Su carrera tomó impulso después de su papel como Michael Corleone en El padrino en 1972, por la cual fue nominado al Óscar como mejor actor de reparto. También fue nominado como mejor actor de reparto por Dick Tracy y Glengarry Glen Ross, y como mejor actor por El padrino II, Serpico, Tarde de perros, …And Justice for All y Scent of a Woman.
Además de su carrera en el cine, ha tenído una exitosa carrera en el teatro, ganando el Premio Tony por Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? y The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. Pacino es seguidor de Shakespeare e hizo su debut como director con Looking for Richard, un quasi-documental sobre la obra Ricardo III. Ha recibido numerosos reconocimientos a su carrera, incluyendo uno del American Film Institute. Es un actor de método, entrenado principalmente por Lee Strasberg y Charlie Laughton ( no confundir con el afamado actor británico) en el Actors Studio de Nueva York.

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1940-04-25
  • Lugar de nacimiento: New York City - New York - USA

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Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy, Tony Montana in Scarface, Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice in Dick Tracy and Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way, though he has also appeared several times on the other side of the law — as a police officer, detective and a lawyer. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 after receiving seven previous Oscar nominations. He made his feature film debut in the 1969 film Me, Natalie in a minor supporting role, before playing the leading role in the 1971 drama The Panic in Needle Park. Pacino made his major breakthrough when he was given the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather in 1972, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Other Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor were for Dick Tracy and Glengarry Glen Ross. Oscar nominations for Best Actor include The Godfather Part II, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, the court room drama ...And Justice for All and Scent of a Woman. In addition to a career in film, he has also enjoyed a successful career on stage, picking up Tony Awards for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. His love of Shakespeare led him to direct his first film with Looking for Richard, a part documentary on the play Richard III. Pacino has received numerous lifetime achievement awards, including one from the American Film Institute. He is a method actor, taught mainly by Lee Strasberg and Charlie Laughton at the Actors Studio in New York. Although he has never married, Pacino has had several relationships with actresses and has three children Description above from the Wikipedia article Al Pacino, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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