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Al Pacino

Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (/pəˈtʃiːnɵ/; born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy and Tony Montana in Scarface, though he has also appeared several times on the other side of the law — as a police officer, a detective and a lawyer. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 after receiving seven previous Oscar nominations, one of them being in the same year. He made his feature film debut in the 1969 film Me, Natalie in a minor supporting role, before playing the leading role in the 1971 drama The Panic in Needle Park. Pacino made his major breakthrough when he was given the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather in 1972, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Other Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor were for Dick Tracy and Glengarry Glen Ross. Oscar nominations for Best Actor include The Godfather Part II, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, ...And Justice for All and Scent of a Woman. In addition to a career in film, he has also enjoyed a successful career on stage, winning Tony

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Say Hello To My Little $35 Mil Friend

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Al Pacino -- Annihilates Tax Lien ... Tony Montana Style

Al Pacino
ANNIHILATES Tax Bill Tony Montana Style

Dear celebs, take a lesson from your God Al Pacino ... the legendary actor was slapped with a tax lien and then immediately PAID IT OFF ... like you're supposed to do. The State of CA hit Pacino… READ MORE >

- 341 days ago
Al Pacino -- I Wanna Play Joe Paterno

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I Wanna Be Joe Paterno

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- 686 days ago
Al Pacino -- How (Not) to Make an Impression On a Legend

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How (Not) to Make An Impression On a Legend

Real situation: Al Pacino walks by and you get to drop your best impression of one of his classic lines. Take a deep breath -- and pray you don't screw up like our camera guy did.Check out… READ MORE >

- 854 days ago
Al Pacino's Daughter Arrested for DWI

AL PACINO's Daughter
ARRESTED FOR DWI

Julie Pacino, daughter of actor Al Pacino, was arrested early this morning for DWI. Pacino, an aspiring film director, was busted at a checkpoint in lower Manhattan shortly after 1:00 AM. Her… READ MORE >

- 1091 days ago
Al Pacino to Co-Star with Lindsay In 'Gotti' Flick

Al Pacino
To Co-Star with Lindsay In 'Gotti' Flick

Scarface is about to join the mob ... TMZ has learned Al Pacino has agreed to join the cast of the upcoming "Gotti" flick alongside Lindsay Lohan and John Travolta. Marc Fiore -- the executive… READ MORE >

- 1173 days ago
Al Pacino -- Targeted By IRS Over $188k Debt

Al Pacino
Targeted By IRS Over $188k Debt

Al Pacino -- whose movies have grossed over $1 BILLION -- owes the IRS $188k ... TMZ has learned. The Internal Revenue Service just filed a tax lien against Pacino -- claiming he slighted the… READ MORE >

- 1236 days ago
Al Pacino -- Dog Day Afternoon

Al Pacino
Dog Day Afternoon

Tough guy Al Pacino spent part of his Saturday walking his two cute dogs around Los Angeles.Say hello to his little friends.  READ MORE >

- 1413 days ago
Pacino to R-Patz -- Chicks Dig Me Too

Pacino to R-Patz
Chicks Dig Me Too

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