Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, producer, and director
who holds both American and Italian citizenship.De Niro was cast as the young Vito Corleone in the 1974
film The Godfather Part II, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His longtime
collaboration with director Martin Scorsese earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of
Jake LaMotta in the 1980 film Raging Bull. He received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2003, the Golden Globe
Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2010, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama in 2016.
De Niro's first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and Scorsese's crime film
Mean Streets (1973). He earned Academy Award nominations for the psychological thrillers Taxi Driver (1976)
and Cape Fear (1991), both directed by Scorsese. De Niro received additional nominations for Michael Cimino's
Vietnam war drama The Deer Hunter (1978), Penny Marshall's drama Awakenings (1990) & David O. Russell's
romantic comedy-drama Silver Linings Playbook (2012). His portrayal of gangster Jimmy Conway in Scorsese's crime Robert De Niro. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. August 4, 2022
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