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Drena De Niro joins father Robert De Niro at charity event

Drena De Niro joins father Robert De Niro at charity event

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) --Drena De Niro accompanied father Robert De Niro and stepmother Grace Hightower to the Friars Foundation Gala on Tuesday.
Annie Martin
George Clooney gets married in Venice

George Clooney gets married in Venice

VENICE, Italy, Sept. 27 (UPI) --George Clooney married British-Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in Venice on Saturday.
Brooks Hays
George Clooney to be honored with Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes

George Clooney to be honored with Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Sept. 15 (UPI) --George Clooney is to be honored with the 2015 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 72nd annual Golden Globes ceremony.
Karen Butler
Robert De Niro to co-star with Zac Efron in 'Dirty Grandpa'

Robert De Niro to co-star with Zac Efron in 'Dirty Grandpa'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) --Academy Award winning actor Robert De Niro and former Disney star Zac Efron are set to co-star in the upcoming Universal comedy "Dirty Grandpa."
Veronica Linares
George Clooney unveils wedding date, location at charity event

George Clooney unveils wedding date, location at charity event

TUSCANY , Italy, Sept. 8 (UPI) --George Clooney opened up about his fiancee Amal Alamuddin and his upcoming nuptials while being honored during Celebrity Fight Night in Tuscany, Italy Sunday.
Veronica Linares
Robert De Niro to star in Martin Scorsese short film

Robert De Niro to star in Martin Scorsese short film

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) --Martin Scorsese will direct Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in a casino-themed short film for a Melco-Crown Entertainment campaign.
Annie Martin
Coroner: Reagan press secretary James Brady's death a homicide

Coroner: Reagan press secretary James Brady's death a homicide

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) --James Brady, the presidential spokesman turned gun-control advocate, was killed by the bullet he took for Ronald Reagan in 1981, the Washington coroner said.
Frances Burns
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.
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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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