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Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro, Jr. (born May 25, 1943) is an American actor, director, and producer. Widely considered one of the greatest actors of his generation, his first major film role was in 1973's Bang the Drum Slowly. In 1974, he played the young Vito Corleone in The Godfather Part II, a role that won him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His longtime collaboration with Martin Scorsese began with 1973's Mean Streets, and earned De Niro an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Jake LaMotta in the 1980 film, Raging Bull. He was also nominated for an Academy Award for his roles in Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976) and Cape Fear (1991). In addition, he received nominations for his acting in Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter (1978) and Penny Marshall's Awakenings (1990). He has earned four nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy: New York, New York (1977), Midnight Run (1989), Analyze This (1999) and Meet the Parents (2000). Robert De Niro was born in New York City, the son of Virginia Admiral, a painter, and Robert De Niro, Sr., an abstract expressionist painter and sculptor.

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Robert De Niro to Drunk: You Walk in to Me?

Robert De Niro to Drunk:
You Walk in to Me?

Police say Robert De Niro was the victim of a drunken hit-and-walk yesterday, when an overly inebriated woman happened to stumble on the set of his new movie.Police says Carlyn Campbell was able… READ MORE >

De Niro's Daughter -- Taxi Rider

De Niro's Daughter
Taxi Rider

Robert De Niro's been in some amazing movies -- but which does his adopted daughter Drena, who we got hopping into a cab this weekend in NYC, like most?Hint: It ain't "The Adventures of Rocky… READ MORE >

- 1839 days ago
Nanny to De Niro: Pay Up, Focker!

Nanny to De Niro:
Pay Up, Focker!

Robert De Niro's former nanny is raging pissed -- claiming the actor stiffed her out of $40k in overtime pay and then fired her. The nanny claims she racked up 750 hours of O.T. in just ten months… READ MORE >

- 1842 days ago
De Niro & Pacino -- Time to Sue

De Niro & Pacino
Time to Sue

Robert De Niro and Al Pacino are teaming up to lay the smackdown on a watchmaker and the distributor of their god awful movie "Righteous Kill." According to reports, De Niro and Pacino filed suit… READ MORE >

- 1872 days ago
Robert De Niro -- The Good Father

Robert De Niro
The Good Father

With his moobies in full bloom, Robert De Niro took one of his sons out on a Jet Ski in Cannes on Wednesday.For his own well being, the 64-year-old put on a support bra/life preserver.. READ MORE >

- 2110 days ago
Robert De Niro Is a Brave, Brave Man

Robert De Niro
Is a Brave, Brave Man

Robert De Niro was caught hugging overly heavyweight Mike Tyson last night. Is he crazy?! // Tyson was randomly at the opening of De Niro's restaurant Ago in Vegas, where he likely chewed on some… READ MORE >

- 2237 days ago
De Niro to Gallery -- You Takin' My Paintings from Me?

De Niro to Gallery
You Takin' My Paintings From Me?

Robert De Niro is putting the heat on a Rome art gallery that he says took some of his father's paintings to settle a debt.A rep for De Niro says in a statement to TMZ that he is taking the "legal… READ MORE >

- 2344 days ago
Jimmy Fallon Ruins Local Haunt

Jimmy Fallon
Ruins Local Haunt

Pete's Tavern near Gramercy Park used to be the local joint of New York local joints, exactly the kind of place everyone wants in their neighborhood for a cold pint and warm banter. At least it… READ MORE >

- 2426 days ago
This One Is for the Ladies ...

This One
Is for the Ladies ...

"We're No Angels" co-stars Robert De Niro and Sean Penn are each celebrating their birthdays today -- Bobby is 64, while Sean is 47.  READ MORE >

- 2438 days ago
Zeta Graff: Come on Paris!

Zeta Graff:
Come on Paris!

Zeta Graff doesn't care about Paris Hilton's DUI drama. The suing socialite is peeved that her own lawsuit against Hilton for defamation of character, that was set to start this week, will be… READ MORE >

- 2528 days ago

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