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The American actor, producer and director Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25th, 1940 to the Italian Salvatore Pacino and his wife in New York City (New York, USA). His parents soon divorced. Al has four half sisters. The mime has never been married privately. However, he has three children from previous relationships. The daughter Julie Marie and the twins Anton and Olivia.

Along with Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman and Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino is one of the most successful and talented character actors of our time.

Al Pacino usually gets his German dubbing voice from Frank Glaubrecht. In the past few decades, however, the voice actors Lutz Mackensy and Gottfried Kramer have also taken on this task.

Pacino attended the Manhatten School of Performing Arts and eventually graduated from the famous Leo Strasberg School. At first, Al starred in many plays.

He made his screen debut in 1969 in the film "Ich, Natalie". Just four years later he received for his portrayal of Michael Corleone in "The Godfather" (1972 alongside Marlon Brando and Diane Keaton) his first Oscar nomination. Al Pacino also took over in the two sequels "The Godfather Part II" (1974 with Robert De Niro) and "The Godfather III" (1990 with Andy Garcia) the role of the mafiosi.

In the course of his career, Al Pacino has been nominated eight times for an Oscar. In 1993 he won the coveted award for his acting performance in the literary film "The Scent of Women" (1992 with Philip Seymour Hoffman, among others).

Other famous films with Al Pacino include "Heat" (1995 with Robert De Niro and Natalie Portman, among others), "On behalf of the devil" (1997 alongside Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron), "Every Damn Sunday" (1999 with Cameron Diaz , Jamie Foxx and Dennis Quaid) and "Insomnia Sleepless" (2002 with Hilary Swank and Robin Williams).

In 2007, Al Pacino starred in the gangster comedy "Ocean's Thirteen" alongside Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and George Clooney.

The thriller "Kurzer Prozess - Righteous Kill", which started in 2008, received mostly negative reviews despite the star cast with Pacino and Robert DeNiro. Metacritics determined a value of 36% from 27 reviews for the strip. The British newspaper The Times included the film in its list of the 100 worst films of 2008. Al received an Emmy for Best Actor for his performance in the 2010 TV movie "You Don't Know Jack".


2012: King Lear; arbitrage

2011: The Son Of No One; Jack And Jill, Mary Mother Of Christ

2010: You don't know Jack

2008: Short Trial - Righteous Kill

2007: Ocean's Thirteen; 88 minutes

2005: The quick money

2004: The merchant of Venice

2003: The stake; Love with risk Gigli

2002: Insomnia insomnia; Inside circle; S1m0ne

2000: Chinese coffee

1999: Every fucking Sunday; insider

1997: In the order of the devil; Donnie Brasco

1996: Al Pacino's Looking for Richard (also director and producer)

1995: Heat; City Hall; 25 cents

1994: Jonas In The Desert

1993: Carlito's Way

1992: The fragrance of women; Glengarry Glen Ross

1991: Frankie & Johnny

1990: The Godfather III; Dick Tracy

1989: Sea of ​​Love- melody of death; The Local Stigmatic

1985: revolution

1983: Scarface

1982: Daddy! Daddy!

1980: Cruising

1979: ... and justice for everyone

1977: Bobby Deerfield

1975: Dog days

1974: The Godfather Part II

1973: Asphalt flowers; Serpico

1972: The Godfather

1970: The Panic in Needle Park

1969: Me, Natalie; Why not

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