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  Al Pacino
Al Pacino appeared with Robin Williams in 2002's Insomnia and with Colin Farrell in The Recruit (2003).
While it may be true that Pacino's fame was cemented with his true-to-life portrayals of urban toughies on film, his heart has always remained tethered to the stage.
Al Pacino was an original in the acting profession.
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  USA WEEKEND Magazine
As such, acting legend Al Pacino is in a state of perennial conflict, caught between immigrants before him who never abandoned Old World idealism, and the ironic skepticism of later generations losing their grasp of it.
Frank Slade in "Scent of a Woman", Pacino is as determined to live life to its fullest as he is to bring it to an abrupt end.
As you'd expect, Pacino's manner is a bit frazzled, somewhat resigned, and yet it captures a sense of contentedness with his place in the world.
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  Al Pacino Relationships
Al Pacino often tries to "cheer up" or offer philosophical advice to those who are hurting, but he unwittingly avoids or ignores the emotions involved.
Al Pacino tends to have strange quirks, idiosyncrasies, or domestic habits, and he may feel that he does not fit in with "normal" people.
Al Pacino has a very romantic, idealistic vision of love and may be disillusioned to discover that no real, flesh and blood human being ever quite lives up to his dream image of the "perfect love".
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  Al Pacino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940 in South Bronx, New York City, New York) is an iconic Academy Award-winning American stage and film actor, regarded by many to be one of the greatest actors of his generation.
Pacino was born in The Bronx, New York to Italian American parents Salvatore Pacino (who was born in the Sicilian town of Corleone) and Rose Gerard (the daughter of an Italian-born father and a New York-born mother of Italian descent).
Pacino appeared in a 1989 film of "Stigmatic" directed by Wheeler that was presented at the Cinémathèque in Los Angeles.
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 Al Pacino Biography - The Free Information Society
Al Pacino was born on April 25, 1940 in the Bronx, New York.
Al moved with his mother to his grandparents' house, where he spent the rest of his childhood.
Al Pacino has been a bachelor all of his life and has never chosen to marry.
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 Al Pacino :: Scarface Anniversary Edition DVD
Al Pacino began performing at the age of 14 while still in school.
In the 1970's Al Pacino began to establish himself as one of the greatest actors in film history.
Pacino's acting history and style caught the eye of director, Francis Ford Coppola who was adamant about having Pacino star as Michael Corleone in his new film, the Godfather (1972).
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 Al Pacino, Al Pacino "Scarface," Al Pacino pictures, Al Pacino biography
Alongside fellow Italian super star, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino is one of the greatest actors of all time, taking the film world by storm in the early 1970’s and quickly evolving from a short nobody to an Academy-Award contender.
During his time looking for work as an actor, Pacino was also arrested for carrying a concealed weapon when a group of his friends were stopped by police wearing fl ski masks and looking ominous, but he talked his way out of jail by explaining to the cops that it was an acting assignment.
Pacino dabbled in some off-Broadway productions and made a few appearances on the screen, but it wasn’t until director Francis Ford Coppola offered him the role of Michael Corleone in “The Godfather” that his career was truly on the track to success.
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 Al Pacino
In only Al Pacino's third film, he was nominated for an Academy award.
Pacino was raised in the South Bronx by his mother and grandfather after his father left home when he was just a kid.
But Pacino's first love is still the stage and he returns there again and again to feel what he refers to as "a physical thing.
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 Al Pacino - Pacino, Al (1940- ), American actor, born Alfredo James Pacino in New York
Pacino trained at the Actors' Studio and made his screen debut in Me, Natalie (1969) while pursuing a full-time career in the theatre.
Pacino is an actor of many facets, who excels at difficult roles, such as a crazy bank robber in Dog Day Afternoon (1975), a homosexual in Cruising (1980), and a breathtakingly elegant, tango-dancing blind man in what is possibly his greatest film to date, Scent of a Woman (1992).
While Pacino can deliver truly virtuoso performances as over-the-top flamboyant characters, he is equally good at portraying the average man, with foibles and weaknesses, as seen in Frankie and Johnny (1991) and Carlito's Way (1993).
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 Al Pacino Biography
Alfredo James Pacino was born to a family of Italian immigrants in East Harlem, New York, on the 25th of April, 1940, his grandparents having crossed the Atlantic from Sicily.
Pacino found himself rightly Oscar-nominated for his efforts ands, aside from 1973's The Scarecrow, wherein he crosses the existential emptiness of America along with Gene Hackman, he would be nominated for his next three roles too.
Given Pacino's leanings and his introduction to theatre back in the South Bronx, it would be very surprising if their son was not so-named after Chekov.
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 GoneMovie.com -> Biogafie van Al Pacino inclusief Godfather Heat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pacino was klaar voor een nieuwe uitdaging en stortte zich op de filmwereld.
Pacino werd in 1961 gearresteerd omdat hij een verboden wapen bij zich droeg.
Pacino ontving slechts $40,000 voor zijn rol in The Godfather.
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 Al Pacino Pictures, Biography, Filmography, Awards, Wallpapers
Al Pacino was born April 25 1940 in East Harlem, New York, and was raised in the Bronx.
Pacino was rather poor, and he lived in a poor neigborhood with his Grandmother.
Pacino was again nominated this time for his role in "Dick Tracy." Mostly because he did such a good job acting with all that make-up on.
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Although tal pacino play itself closed after less than 40 performances, al pacino was universally praised for his potent portrayal of a sociopathic drug addict, and al pacino won a Tony Award for his performance.
Tal pacino 1975 fact-based Dog Day Afternoon, in which al starred as a robber attempting to stick up a bank in order to finance his gay lover's sex-change operation, was yet anotal pacinor staggering success.
Tal pacino 1991 romantic comedy Frankie and Johnny was a success, however, and a year later al pacino starred in the highly-regarded Glengarry Glen Ross as well as Scent of a Woman, at last earning an Oscar for his performance in tal pacino latter film.
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 Al Pacino Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links
Al Pacino's acclaimed performances in the 1972 movie "Godfather" and the 1983 movie "Scarface" sparked the beginning of his Hollywood legacy.
Al Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in The Bronx, New York, USA.
Al Pacino began life as a theatre actor and in his acclaimed documentary, Looking for Richard, revealed his love for Shakespeare.
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 Al Pacino - Say Hello to My Little Friend!
Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in East Harlem, New York.
Pacino next starred in William Friedkin's controversial Cruising, portraying a New York City cop on the trail of a serial killer targeting homosexuals; it was not a hit, nor was the 1982 comedy Author!
Pacino subsequently vanished from the public eye, directing his own film, The Local Stigmatic, which outside of a handful of 1990 showings at the Museum of Modern Art was never screened publicly.
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A more typical Pacino part, but nonetheless one of his most fascinating and courageous, came with his fiery bisexual bank robber in DOG DAY AFTERNOON (1975), a character by turns tragic and unwittingly comical as he gains media attention while trying to finance his male lover's sex change operation.
Pacino eventually had to make a false step after such an impressive string of well-written and forcefully rendered characterizations.
Pacino's film work had been slowing down for some time as he continued to return to the stage in properties that caught his fancy.
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 AskMen.com - Al Pacino
Al Pacino is the actor who portrays some of our favorite characters: Michael Corleone in The Godfather, Tony Montana in Scarface, and Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way.
Alfredo Pacino was born to Salvatore and Rose Pacino in East Harlem.
Al and his mother moved to his grandparents' house, where most of his days were spent entertaining his grandmother.
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 Pacino, Al - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Moving to Hollywood, Pacino became a major star with his portrayal of Mafia heir Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972) and its 1974 and 1990 sequels.
but don't get personal; Al Pacino is a past master at dodging questions about his private life, but now he knows what it's like to be a journalist in pursuit of a story.(Features)
Newsweek Exclusive Interview: Al Pacino Pacino Says He Did Not Enjoy His Early Success: 'I Sorta Felt Out of Sync With What Was Happening.
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 Al Pacino : Noticias de Al Pacino , fotos , videos , wallpapers.
Al Pacino : Noticias de Al Pacino, fotos, videos, wallpapers.
Después de años, Al Pacino y Robert de Niro se reencuentran en un set de filmación, ambas estrellas hollywoodenses participarán en la película Righteous Kill.
Pacino, el hombre que se dió a conocer en 1971 como el Michael Corleone de El Padrino, según la misma fuente sigue impresionante a sus 67 años y está acompañado de Ellen Barkin (Harry y su hijo).
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 AFI Life Achievement Award: Al Pacino
Once Pacino discovered his gifts, as an only child in the Bronx of the 1940s and then at the Actors Studio, where as a young adult he studied his craft under the tutelage of mentors like Charlie Laughton and Lee Strasberg, he honored them by making a singular commitment to his craft.
In his quest to uncover what it means to be alive, Pacino has applied himself tirelessly to his craft and the result is a body of work that glows with vitality.
Al said Dustin would be terrific, but asked me to consider something before doing that.
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 Al Pacino Summary
Pacino's father left the family when Al was a baby and although Pacino visited his father in East Harlem, he was raised by his mother and maternal grandparents in a bilingual Italian American three-room household.
Pacino films made in the 1990s were successful because with few exceptions, such as the comically hammy Dick Tracy (1990), Pacino returned to the persona/roles that his fans wanted and expect-ed—the intense, focused, explosive, emotionally-disconnected anti-hero on either side of the law.
Regarded by many to be one of the seminal actors of his generation, Pacino was born in The Bronx, New York to Italian American parents Salvatore Pacino (who was born in the Sicilian town of Corleone) and Rose Gerard (the daughter of an Italian-born father and a New York-born mother of Italian descent).
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 Cinema Confidential News: 12/29/04 - INTERVIEW: Al Pacino on "The Merchant of Venice"
Al Pacino is the sort of artist more apt to perform “Salome” off-Broadway than sign up for the latest blockbuster.
During an intimate press conference, Pacino’s passion for acting was increasingly evident, and he was more than willing to discuss Shakespeare, co-star Jeremy Irons, director Michael Radford, and filming in Venice- even after the interviews had ended.
AL: Well, again, there’s a couple of movies I was offered, “King Lear” for one and “Macbeth.” These are two possibilities for me down the line.
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With his sad, sunken eyes and flair for volcanic tirades, Pacino went on to become a major star of the 1970s, playing a series of brooding, anti-authoritarian, streetwise figures who seemed to reflect the cynical mood of the times.
A more typical Pacino part, but nonetheless one of his most fascinating and courageous, came with his fiery bisexual bank robber in DOG DAY AFTERNOON (1975), a character by turns tragic and unwittingly comical as he gains media attention while trying to finance his male lover's sex change operation.
Pacino's film work had been slowing down for some time as he continued to return to the stage in properties that caught his fancy.
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 Al Pacino St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
Pacino shows the gradual erosion of humanity in Michael by infrequent but extreme changes in character intensity, and subtle alterations in manner, speech, posture, facial muscles, and his deep, expressive eyes.
Pacino films made in the 1990s were successful because with few exceptions, such as the comically hammy Dick Tracy (1990), Pacino returned to the persona/roles that his fans wanted and expected--the intense, focused, explosive, emotionally-disconnected anti-hero on either side of the law.
Pacino is especially effective at changing his facial expressions and altering the volume of his voice, dialect, and speech patterns.
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