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Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro
Photo: Gorup de Besanez / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

Birth Date

August 17, 1943


77 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 10 in | 177 cm

Net Worth

$500 Million


75 kg | 165 lbs


40 in | 102 cm

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU


33 in | 84 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. was born in Greenwich Village, New York, United States, on August 17, 1943, is an American actor.

Young Robert De Niro landed his stage debut in school production of "The Wizard of Oz" (1953), in role as Cowardly Lion, at the age of 10.

He began his professional acting career in off - Broadway productions and with touring companies.

He made his big screen debut in comedy romance film The Wedding Party (made in 1963 and released in 1969) in role as Cecil, at the age of twenty, directed by Brian De Palma.

He got his first break in sports drama film Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) in role as Bruce Pearson.

Robert's breakthrough performance came as Vito Corleone in drama crime movie The Godfather Part II (1974) directed by Francis Ford Coppola, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

He made his directorial debut with crime drama film A Bronx Tale (1993), he also starred in role as Lorenzo Anello.

New Movies

Killers of the Flower Moon (2021) crime thriller in role as William Hale, directed by Martin Scorsese

The Comeback Trail (2020) action in role as Max Barber, opposite Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones

The War with Grandpa (2020) family comedy in role as Ed, with Christopher Walken, Uma Thurman and Oakes Fegley

Joker (2019) psychological thriller in role as Murray Franklin, opposite Joaquin Phoenix

The Irishman (2019) epic crime in role as Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran, directed by Martin Scorsese

Best Movies

He won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Jake LaMotta in biographical sports drama film Raging Bull (1980) directed by Martin Scorsese.

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performances in films:

Taxi Driver (1976) neo-noir psychological thriller in role as Travis Bickle

The Deer Hunter (1978) epic war drama in role as SSG Michael "Mike" Vronsky

Cape Fear (1991) psychological thriller in role as Max Cady

Awakenings (1990) drama in role as Leonard Lowe

He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance as Rupert Pupkin in black comedy film The King of Comedy (1982).

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor for his roles in movies:

New York, New York (1977) musical drama in role as Jimmy Doyle

Midnight Run (1988) buddy cop action comedy in role as Jack Walsh

Analyze This (1999) gangster comedy in role as Paul Vitti

Meet the Parents (2000) comedy romance in role as Jack Tiberius Byrnes

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Patrizio "Pat" Solitano in romantic comedy drama movie Silver Linings Playbook (2012).

GoodFellas (1990) drama crime directed by Martin Scorsese

Brazil (1985) dystopian science fiction opposite Jonathan Pryce

Mean Streets (1973) drama thriller with Harvey Keitel

The Untouchables (1987) drama crime with Kevin Costner, Sean Connery and Andy García

Casino (1995) epic crime with Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci and James Woods

Heat (1995) drama crime with Al Pacino, Val Kilmer and Natalie Portman

Once Upon a Time in America (1984) epic crime drama directed by Sergio Leone

The Mission (1986) drama opposite Jeremy Irons and Liam Neeson

Jackie Brown (1997) crime thriller directed by Quentin Tarantino

Angel Heart (1987) neo-noir thriller with Mickey Rourke, Charlotte Rampling and Lisa Bonet

Meet the Fockers (2004) and Little Fockers (2010) comedy romance in role as Jack Tiberius Byrnes

Limitless (2011) science fiction thriller opposite Bradley Cooper

Joy (2015) biographical comedy drama with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper

American Hustle (2013) black comedy crime in role as Victor Tellegio

The Intern (2015) comedy opposite Anne Hathaway and Rene Russo

The Comedian (2016) comedy drama opposite Leslie Mann and Danny DeVito

TV Shows

He played various roles in Saturday Night Live (1992–2019) in 9 episodes, for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2019.

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Bernie Madoff in television comedy film The Wizard of Lies (2017).


Attended PS 41, a public elementary school in Manhattan and Elisabeth Irwin High School in Manhattan, New York City.

Attended private McBurney School and Rhodes Preparatory School.

Studied acting at HB Studio, Stella Adler Conservatory and Lee Strasberg's Actors Studio.

Has Italian, English, Dutch, German, French and Irish ancestry.

He is an only child.

He learned to speak Sicilian for the role of Vito Corleone.

He gained 60 pounds for his role as Jake LaMotta.

He worked as cab driver to prepare for the role of Travis Bickle.

Received the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2011.

Was good friends with actor John Belushi.

He played Cuba in a play "Cuba and His Teddy Bear" (1986) at the Longacre Theatre, in Midtown Manhattan.

Meryl Streep is his favorite actress to work with.

Good friend with actor Joe Pesci.

Speaks fluent Italian and French.

Close friend with Bruce Springsteen.

Formed production company, Tribeca Film Center in 1989.

He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.

Lives in Gardiner, New York, U.S.


He was married to:

Grace Hightower (1997-2018) they have a son, Elliot and one daughter born via surrogate

Diahnne Abbott (1976-1988) they have a son, Raphael, he also adopted Abbott's daughter Drena

He has twin sons, Julian and Aaron, delivered by a surrogate mother in 1995, from relationship with Toukie Smith (1988-1996).

He dated Beatrice Marot (1996), Stephanie Adams (1993), Charmaine Sinclair (1993-1995), Naomi Campbell (1993-1999), Helena Springs (1979-1982) and Leigh Taylor-Young (1971-1974).

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