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Robert De Niro crashes World Cup party at stranger's house in Brooklyn

Robert De Niro crashes World Cup party at stranger's house in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 29 (UPI) --Robert De Niro reportedly watched the USA-Germany World Cup match at a random house in Brooklyn.
Kate Stanton
Letterman, Seinfeld and Stewart booked for tribute to comedy icon Don Rickles

Letterman, Seinfeld and Stewart booked for tribute to comedy icon Don Rickles

NEW YORK , April 18 (UPI) -- David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart and Tracy Morgan are to headline Spike TV's "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles."
Karen Butler
'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

"Gravity" and "American Hustle" go into Sunday's Oscar race in Los Angeles with 10 nods apiece, while "12 Years a Slave" is close behind with nine nominations.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey and Glenn Close are to serve as presenters at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, producers said.
'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' premiere seen by 11.3M viewers

'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' premiere seen by 11.3M viewers

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Monday's series premiere of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in New York was watched by 11.3 million viewers, NBC said Tuesday.
Robert De Niro says he still wants to make 'The Irishman' film

Robert De Niro says he still wants to make 'The Irishman' film

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Actor and producer Robert De Niro says he still plans to make his long-gestating film adaptation of the true-crime book "I Heard You Paint Houses."
'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- New host Jimmy Fallon's debut Monday was the first episode of "The Tonight Show" broadcast from New York in more than 40 years.

Five 'Goodfellas' in court with charges including Lufthansa heist

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- An aging mobster entered a not guilty plea Thursday to one of New York's most notorious crimes, the 1978 Lufthansa robbery.
'American Hustle' named Best Film at SAG Awards

'American Hustle' named Best Film at SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The stars of the 1970s-set con artist comedy "American Hustle" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in Los Angeles Saturday.
Reese Witherspoon drops out of 'The Intern'

Reese Witherspoon drops out of 'The Intern'

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon has decided to pass on a project with Robert De Niro because of time constraints, Daily Variety reported.
Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman is to present the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at Saturday's SAG Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams win Golden Globe Awards

Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams win Golden Globe Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- "American Hustle" was named Best Comedy or Musical Film at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
Dianna Agron is 'a total tomboy'

Dianna Agron is 'a total tomboy'

Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Dianna Agron may wear plenty of pretty dresses on the red carpet, but the actress is not a girly girl.
Gabrielle Levy
Kim Basinger dons pinstripe suit at 'Grudge Match' premiere

Kim Basinger dons pinstripe suit at 'Grudge Match' premiere

Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Kim Basinger went the man route when deciding what to wear to Monday's premiere of her upcoming film "Grudge Match."
Veronica Linares
Stallone, De Niro -- boxing film icons -- team up for 'Grudge Match'

Stallone, De Niro -- boxing film icons -- team up for 'Grudge Match'

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro may have starred in some of the most memorable boxing films in Hollywood history, but they insist they never really entertained the idea of making a movie that would put them in a ring together and have them slug it out.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
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Actor Robert De Niro arrives on the red carpet before a screening of the film "What Just Happened?" during the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 25, 2008. The screening marked the close of this year's festival. (UPI Photo/David Silpa)
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Robert De Niro, Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, director and producer. 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 critically acclaimed, 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). Also in 1990, his portrayal as Jimmy Conway in Scorsese's Goodfellas earned him a BAFTA nomination.

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 (1988), Analyze This (1999) and Meet the Parents (2000).

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