Anything that has to do with 'Godfather,' go to CoppolaPacino hasn't ruled out 'Godfather 4' Dec 08, 2004
I've heard about it and the reviews and stuff, but I haven't read itPacino hasn't ruled out 'Godfather 4' Dec 08, 2004
That's really a carefully orchestrated movie. So, I've stayed away from that when I've seen (the reconstituted version on television) I've been disappointed. Two was my favorite, but One was really the most solid, the original and best story. It pillars the structureEntertainment Today: Showbiz News Jan 24, 2003
I think there are times where you feel that is a part that people seem to want to see me in -- that kind of roleInterview of the week: Al Pacino May 16, 2002
If they could come to my house, I'd like if they could shoot the picture there, but there is so much to say for going to the location. ... I think it serves the picture so much. ... As far as Canada goes, it's beautiful, and every time I've been to Toronto or Vancouver, it's been swell. Although I was popping down on the weekends all the time to see the babes, so I didn't get much time to spend (there). You know how the days are making movies. You have full days -- 14-hour days. ... Where I was in the world, in Alaska and upper Vancouver probably is the most beautifulInterview of the week: Al Pacino May 16, 2002
Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy, Tony Montana in Scarface, Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice in Dick Tracy and Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way, though he has also appeared several times on the other side of the law — as a police officer, detective and a lawyer. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 after receiving seven previous Oscar nominations.
He made his feature film debut in the 1969 film Me, Natalie in a minor supporting role, before playing the leading role in the 1971 drama The Panic in Needle Park. Pacino made his major breakthrough when he was given the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather in 1972, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Other Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor were for Dick Tracy and Glengarry Glen Ross. Oscar nominations for Best Actor include The Godfather Part II, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, the court room drama ...And Justice for All and Scent of a Woman.
In addition to a career in film, he has also enjoyed a successful career on stage, picking up Tony Awards for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. His love of Shakespeare led him to direct his first film with Looking for Richard, a part documentary on the play Richard III. Pacino has received numerous lifetime achievement awards, including one from the American Film Institute. He is a method actor, taught mainly by Lee Strasberg and Charles Laughton at the Actors Studio in New York.