Saturday, August 17, 2013

Happy Birthday To Robert De Niro notes that actor Robert De Niro was born on this date in New York City in 1943.

Robert De Niro left school at age 16 to study acting with Stella Adler. He then worked with many acclaimed film directors, including Brian DePalma, Elia Kazan and, most importantly, Martin Scorsese. De Niro's role in The Godfather: Part II (1974) brought him his first Academy Award. He went on to make several other critically acclaimed films, including The Deer Hunter (1978), and scored his second Academy Award for Raging Bull (1980). In the 1990s, De Niro saw continued success with such films as Goodfellas and Analyze This. He recently won acclaim for his work on Silver Linings Playbook (2012).

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