Al Pacino, born Alfredo James Pacino

(New York, 25 April 1940)

 

Was born in East Harlem, a neighborhood in Manhattan from Salvatore Pacino, insurance agent and restaurateur son of Italian immigrants from San Fratello (Italy), by Rose Gelardi, a housewife, daughter of immigrants Italians from Corleone (Palermo). His father abandoned the family when his son is still in its infancy, leaving him with his mother and grandparents in the South Bronx, in very difficult living conditions.To start smoking at the age of nine and thirteen had already had experience with alcohol and marijuana. It failed several times at school, until at the age of seventeen he decided to interrupt his studies, does a thousand trades for a living, Shoeshine, Porter, worker. In 1961 he was arrested for illegal firearms pass port while the following year her mother died at the age of 43 years. He enrolled in numerous drama schools, waiting for many years to be admitted to theActors StudioIn the late 1960s is welcomed at theActors Studiofrom what, in the years that followed, Pacino will consider his greatest teacher, Lee Strasberg who recognizes him as remarkable acting skills. Takes part in some plays that won him minor awards. The real Al career begins when, in the years ' 70, Francis Ford Coppola chose him to play the character of Michael Corleone, the Godfather .

In 1991 he played the film Paura d'amare along with Michelle Pfeiffer, in which he plays a Cook, who after his release from jail, begins an affair with a waitress with whom he works together with the same diner. The following year she played the Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman – women's perfume,women's perfume remake directed by Dino Risi, where Pacino's part was played by Vittorio Gassman. Thanks to this film Al Pacino received an Academy Award for best actor. In the same year he received the nomination for best supporting actor for Americans with Jack Lemmon, Alan Arkin, Ed Harris, Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey. In 1993 he played former drug dealer Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way. In 2005 back in theater with the play the Orphans. In 1977 refused various roles in various films to play the role of Michael Corleone.

 

 

Al Pacino Actor

 

 

1969/ Me, Natalie, directed by Fred Coe

 

1971/ the panic in Needle Park, directed by Jerry Schatzberg

 

1972/ the Godfather, directed by Francis Ford Coppola

 

1973/ Scarecrow, directed by Jerry Schatzberg

 

1973/ Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet

 

1974/ the Godfather II, directed by Francis Ford Coppola

 

1975/ dog day afternoon

 

1977/ A Bobby Deerfield, Sydney Pollack

 

1979/ ... and justice for all, directed by Norman Jewirson

 

1980/ Cruising, directed by William Friedkin

 

1982/ dad, are you a landslide, directed by Arthur Hiller

 

1983/ Scarface, directed by Brian De Palma

 

1985/ Revolution, directed by Hugh Hudson

 

1989/ Dangerous Seduction, directed by Harold Becker

 

1990/ The Local Stigmatic, directed by David f. Wheeler

 

1990/ Dick Tracy, directed by Warren Beatty

 

1990/ the Godfather, part III, directed by Francis Ford Coppola

 

1991/ Paura d'amare, directed by Garry Marshall

 

1992/ Americans, directed by James Foley

 

1992/ Scent of a Woman-Profumo di Donna, directed by Martin Brest

 

1993/ Carlito's Way, directed by Brian de Palma

 

1995/ a day to remember, directed by James Foley

 

1995/ Heat, the challenge, directed by Michael Mann

 

1996/ City Hall, directed by Harold Becker

 

1997/ Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell

 

1997/ the Devil's advocate, directed by Taylor Hackford

 

1999/ any given Sunday, directed by Oliver Stone

 

2000/ Chinese Coffeedirected by Al Pacino

 

2002/ Insomnia, directed by Christopher Nolan

 

2002/ S1mOne, directed by Andrew Niccol

 

2002/ People I Know, directed by Daniel Algrant

 

2003/ the recruit, directed by Roger Donaldson

 

2003/ tough love, Tough Love, directed by Martin Brest

 

2004/ the merchant of Venice, directed by Michael Radford

 

2005/ two for the money, directed by D.J. Caruso

 

2007/ 88 minutes, directed by Jon Avnet

 

2007/ Ocean's Thirteen, directed by Steven Soderbergh

 

2008/ Challenge without rules, directed by Jon Avnet

 

2009/ I Knew it Was You, directed by Richard Shepard

 

2011/ The Son of no One, directed by Dito Montiel

 

2001/ Wilde Salome, directed by Al Pacino

 

2011/ Jack and Jill, directed by Dennis Dugan

 

2012/ men of Word, directed by Fisher Stevens

 

2014/ The Humbling, directed by Barry Levinson

 

2014/ Manglehorn, directed by David Gordon Green

 

2015/ the song of life, Danny Collins

 

2016/ Conspiracy--the conspiracy, directed by Shintaro Shomosawa

 

2017/ Hangman, regia di Johnny Martin

 

 

Televisione

 

1968/ N.Y.P.D. serie TV, episodio 2 x05

 

2003/ Angels in America, regia di Mike Nichols serie TV

 

2010/ You Don’t Know Jack - Il Dottor Morte, regia di Barry Levinson

 

2013/ Phil Spector, regia di David Mamet, film TV

 

 

Al Pacino Regista

 

1996/ Riccardo III, un Uomo, un Re

 

2000/ Chinese Coffee

 

2007/ Babbleonia, documentario

 

2011/ Wilde Salomè

 

 

Al Pacino Sceneggiatore

 

1966/ Riccardo III, un Uomo, un Re, regia di Al Pacino

 

2011/ Wilde Salomè, regia di Al Pacino

 

 

Al Pacino Produttore

 

 

1990/ The Local Stigmatic, regia di David F. Wheeler

 

1996/ Riccardo III, un uomo, un Re, regia di Al Pacino

 

2000/ Chinese Coffee, regia di Al Pacino

 

2013/ Phil Spector, regia di David Mamet, film Tv

 

2014/ The Humbling, regia di Barry Levinson

 

 

Al Teatro

 

1967/ Awake an Sing!

 

1967/ America, Hurrah 

 

1968/ The Indian the Bronx

 

1969/ Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?

 

1970/ Camino Real 

 

1977/ The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel 

 

1977/ Riccardo III

 

1983/American Buffalo 

 

1985/ The Local Stigmatic 

 

1988/ Giulio Cesare

 

1992/ Salomè

 

1992/ Chinese Coffe 

 

1966/ Hughie

 

1998/ Oekaadis 

 

2005/ Orphans

 

2011/ the merchant of Venice

 

2012/ Glengarry Glen Ross 

 

 

Al Pacino was voiced by

 

Diego Regent in People I Know; Two for the money; 88 minutes; I Knew It Was You; The Humbling

 

Chevalier in The Son of No One; Manglehorn; Conspiracy-The Conspiracy

 

Sandro Idris in the scarecrow

 

Maclean in Angels in America

 

Massimo Corvo in Challenge without rules

 

Angel Nicotra in Jack and Jill

 

Ugo Maria Malone in the song of life – Danny Collins

 

Gabriele Lavia in Wilde Salome

 

Giancarlo Giannini in that Afternoon from Dogs; Cruising; Dad, are you a landslide; American Scent of a Woman-women's perfume; Carlito's Way; Heat-The Challenge; City Hall; Richard III, a man a King; Donnie Brasco; The Devil's advocate; The Insider truth; Any Given Sunday; Insomnia; S1mone; Extreme Love-Tough Love; The recruit; The merchant of Venice; Ocean's Thirteen; You Don't Know Jack-Dr. Death, men of Word;Phil Spector

 

 

Academy Awards

 

1973 – Nomination for best supporting actor for the Godfather

1974 – best actor Nomination for Serpico

1975 -nominated for best supporting actor for the Godfather – Part II

1976 – best actor Nomination for that Afternoon from Cani 

1980 – best actor Nomination for ... And justice for all

1991 – Nomination at mile supporting actor for Dick Tracy

1993 – Nomination for best supporting actor for Americans

1993 – best actor for Scent of a Woman – women's perfume

 

 

Golden Globe

 

1973 -nominated best dramatic actor for the Godfather

1974 – best actor in a drama film for Serpico

1975 – Nominee for best actor-drama for The Godfather Part II

1976 -Nominated Best actor in a drama film for that Afternoon from Dogs

1978 -Nominated Best actor in a drama film for a moment, a life

1980 – nominated for best actor in a drama film for ... And justice for all

1983 – Nominated Best actor in a comedy film for dad, are you a landslide

1984 – Nominated Best actor in a drama film for Scarface

1990 – Nominated Best actor in a drama film for Dangerous Seduction

1991 -Nominated Best actor in a drama film for the Godfather – Part III

1991 – best supporting actor Nomination for Dick Tracy

1993 – best supporting actor Nomination for Americans

2001 -Golden Globe Award for lifetime achievement, Cecil b. DeMille

2004 – best actor-miniseries or television film for Angels in America

2011-best actor-miniseries or television movie for "You Don't Know Jack-Dr. Death

2014 – nominated for best actor in a mini-series or television movie for Phil Spector

2016 – nominated for best actor in the film comedy to the song of life-Danny Collins

 

 

Emmy Award

 

2004 – best actor for Angels in America

 

2010 – best actor for "You Don't Know Jack-Dr. Death

 

2013 – nominated best actor for Phil Spector

 

 

Bafta Award 

 

1973 -Nominated Best actor for the Godfather

 

1975 – best actor for Serpico

 

1976 – best actor for dog day afternoon and for the Godfather – Part II

 

1991 – Nomination for best supporting actor for Dick Tracy  

 

 

Tony Award

 

1969 – best supporting actor for the show Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?

 

1977 – best actor for the show The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel

 

2001 – nominated for best actor for the show for the merchant of Venice

 

 

David di Donatello 

 

1973 – David special to the role for the movie the Godfather

 

1974 – David di Donatello for best foreign film Serpico

 

1994 – David di Donatello for best foreign actor for the movie Carlito's Way