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Al Pacino

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Born: April 25, 1940 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: East Harlem, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1967:
Acted in "America Hurrah" and "Awake and Sing" at Charles Playhouse in Boston, MA
1972:
Joined David Wheeler's Experimental Theatre Company for production of "The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel"
1973:
Reteamed with Schatzberg for "Scarecrow" opposite Gene Hackman
1979:
Received fourth Best Actor Oscar nomination, playing a crusading lawyer in "┬┐And Justice for All"
1979:
Performed title role in "Richard III" for a record run on Broadway
1980:
Portrayed Walter Cole in David Mamet's "American Buffalo" in off-Broadway and Broadway productions; also toured U.S. and England
1982:
Starred as a playwright in romantic comedy "Author! Author!" written by Israel Horovitz
1985:
Miscast in Hugh Hudson's Colonial drama "Revolution"
1988:
Starred in "Julius Caesar" in a limited engagement at New York's Public Theater
1990:
Once again played Michael Corleone in Coppola's "The Godfather, Part III"
1992:
Earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for "Glengarry Glen Ross"; adapted from Mamet play and directed by James Foley
1993:
Reteamed with De Palma for "Carlito's Way"
1995:
Played a grandfather in Depression-era "Two Bits"; role was Pacino's tribute to his beloved grandfather who raised him
1996:
Made feature directorial debut with quasi-documentary "Looking for Richard"; also co-wrote narration
1996:
Directed and starred in Broadway production of Eugene O'Neill's "Hughie"
1999:
Starred as "60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman in Mann's "The Insider"
1999:
Played an aging football coach in Oliver Stone's "Any Given Sunday"
2002:
Portrayed a sleep-deprived detective in "Insomnia"
2003:
Appeared as a manipulative CIA trainer in "The Recruit" opposite Colin Farrell
2003:
Played a press agent reportedly modeled after real-life flak Bobby Zarem in "People I Know"
2003:
Cast as Roy Cohn in HBO adaptation of "Angels in America," directed by Mike Nichols
2004:
Starred in "The Merchant of Venice," a Shakespearean adaptation set in 16th century Venice
2005:
Cast as a sports bookie opposite Matthew McConaughey in "Two for the Money"
2006:
Portrayed King Herod Antipas in Oscar Wilde's "Salome" at Wadsworth Theatre in Los Angeles, CA
2007:
Joined cast of Soderbergh's "Ocean's Thirteen" as a sleazy hotel and casino operator
2008:
Played a college professor and forensics expert hunted by a serial killer in "88 Minutes"
2008:
Again teamed with Robert De Niro as cops hunting down a serial killer in "Righteous Kill"
2010:
Nominated for the 2010 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie ("You Don't Know Jack")
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television ("You Don't Know Jack")
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries ("You Don't Know Jack")
2011:
Returned to features with "The Son of No One," co-starring Channing Tatum and Juliette Binoche
2011:
Played himself opposite Adam Sandler in critically panned "Jack and Jill"
2011:
Wrote, directed, and co-starred with Jessica Chastain in "Wilde Salome"
2012:
Co-starred with Alan Arkin and Christopher Walken as aging con men in crime comedy "Stand Up Guys"
2014:
Played an actor whose mind is unraveling in Humbling
2016:
Appeared in "Misconduct"

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