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Robert De Niro Biography

Robert De Niro Profile:
  • Name: Robert De Niro
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Sex: M
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: August 17, 1943
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, USA
  • Profession: actor, producer, director
  • Education: Stella Adler Conservatory in New York
  •   : American Workshop
  •   : New York University (received Honorary Doctorate in 1996)
  •   : Studied acting with Luther James and Lee Strasberg
  • Husband/Wife: Grace Hightower (former flight attendant; married on June 17, 1997; divorced in 1999), Diahnne Abbott (actress, singer; married in 1976; divorced in 1988)
  • Relationship: Leigh Taylor-Young (actress), Toukie Smith (actress, restaurateur, TV host; sister of designer Willi Smith), Naomi Campbell (model)
  • Father: Robert De Niro Sr. (separated; died on May 3, 1993)
  • Mother: Virginia Admiral (artist)
  • Son: Elliott (born on March 18, 1998; mother: Grace Hightower), Aaron Kendrick and Julian Henry (twins; born on October 20, 1995; to surrogate mother: Toukie Smithtwin), Raphael (born in 1978; mother: Diahnne Abbott)
  • Daughter: Dreena (mother: Diahnne Abbott; De Niro adopted her; model)
  • Claim to fame: as Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver (1976)

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Robert De Niro Quotes:
  • "It's important not to indicate. People don't try to show their feelings, they try to hide them."
  • "I don't like to watch my own movies - I fall asleep in my own movies."
Robert De Niro Awards:
  • DGA (Directors Guild Of America) Honor (2004)
  • American Film Institute: Life Achievement Award (2003)
  • MTV Movie Awards: Best Line, MEET THE PARENTS (Are you a pothead, Focker?) (2001)
  • Gotham Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award (2001)
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Award: Favorite Comedy Team, ANALYZE THIS (shared with Billy Crystal) (2000)
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards: Favorite Comedy Team, ANALYZE THIS (2000) - shared with Billy Crystal
  • San Sebastián International Film Festival: Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award (2000)
  • Moscow International Film Festival: Silver St. George - Contribution to World Cinema (1997)
  • Christopher Awards: Motion Pictures, MARVIN'S ROOM (1997)
  • Venice Film Festival: Career Golden Lion (1993)
  • National Board of Review: Best Actor, AWAKENINGS (1990)
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Actor, GOODFELLAS (1990)
  • Sant Jordi Awards: Best Foreign Actor, ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA (1986)
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Actor, RAGING BULL (1981)
  • Academy Awards: Best Actor, RAGING BULL (1980)
  • Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role-Drama, RAGING BULL (1980)
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards: Best Actor, RAGING BULL (1980)
  • National Board of Review: Best Actor, RAGING BULL (1980)
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Actor, RAGING BULL (1980)
  • Hasty Pudding Theatricals: Man of the Year (1979)
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Actor, TAXI DRIVER (1977)
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Actor, TAXI DRIVER (1977)
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards: Best Actor, TAXI DRIVER (1976)
  • Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role, THE GODFATHER: PART II (1975)
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Supporting Actor, MEAN STREETS (1974)
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Supporting Actor, BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY (1974)

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