Alfredo James Pacino (New York, April 25, 1940) better known as Al Pacino is an American actor.
He established his career during the ’70s and became an icon of American film. His process of acting is unique and has become a benchmark for many other actors.
His papers have become classics and made him a legend among Hollywood stars and aspirants to it. The quality of the representations and their presence on the big screen, gave it the status of one of the finest actors in film history.
Al Pacino was born in the Bronx, the son of Salvatore Pacino and Rose Gerard, who divorced when he was a child. Of Italian descent, his father was of Corleone in Sicily and his mother was the daughter of an Italian and an American of Italian parents. The actor has four sisters, Josette, Paula, Robert and Desiree.
Despite being one of the few players to have never married, the father of Julie Marie (born 1989), from his relationship with acting coach Jan Tarrant. With actress Beverly D’Angelo is the father of twins Anton and Olivia, born on January 25, 2001.
The best films of his career
- The Godfather Part II – Francis Ford Coppola – 1974
- The Godfather – Fracis Ford Coppola – 1972
- Dog Day Afternoon – Sidney Lumet – 1975
- The Insider – Michael Maan – 1999
- Carlitos Way – Brian de Palma – 1993
- Scent of a Woman – Maryin Brest – 1992
- Scarface – Brian de Palma – 1983
- Donnie Brasco – MIke Newell – 1997
- Serpico – Sidney Lumet – 1973
- Glengarry Glen Ross – James Foley – 1992