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  • Al Pacino

    Born on April 25, 1940 in Bronx, New York

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Phil Spector (2013)

Al Pacino as "Phil Spector"

Lawyer Linda Kenney Baden (Helen Mirren) defends music producer Phil Spector (Al Pacino), on trial for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.

Emmy (Primetime) (2013) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (2013) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

You Don't Know Jack (2010)

Al Pacino as "Jack Kevorkian"

Controversy and legal problems follow Dr. Jack Kevorkian (Al Pacino) as he advocates assisted suicide.

Emmy (Primetime) (2010) Won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (2010) Won Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Scent of a Woman (1992)

Al Pacino as "Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade"

Frank is a retired Lt. Col. in the US army. He's blind and impossible to get along with. Charlie is at school and is looking forward to going to college. To help pay for a trip home for Christmas, he agrees to look after Frank over Thanksgiving. Frank's niece says this will be easy money, but she didn't reckon on Frank spending his Thanksgiving in New York.

Academy Award (1992) Won Best Actor
Golden Globe (1992) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Al Pacino as "Ricky Roma"

When an office full of New York City real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene (Jack Lemmon), who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his boss, John Williamson (Kevin Spacey), but to no avail. When his coworker Dave Moss (Ed Harris) comes up with a plan to steal the leads, things get complicated for the tough-talking salesmen.

Academy Award (1992) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1992) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

The Godfather, Part III (1990)

Al Pacino as "Don Michael Corleone"

As Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) ages, he finds that being the head of the Corleone crime family isn't getting any easier. He wants his family out of the Mafia, but the mob kingpin (Eli Wallach) isn't eager to let one of the most powerful and wealthy families go legit. Making matters even worse is Michael's nephew, Vincent (Andy Garcia). Not only does Vincent want a piece of the Corleone family's criminal empire, but he also wants Michael's daughter, Mary (Sofia Coppola).

Golden Globe (1990) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Dick Tracy (1990)

Al Pacino as "Big Boy Caprice"

Hard-boiled detective Dick Tracy (Warren Beatty) is searching for evidence that proves Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice is the city's most dangerous crime boss. He may have found the key to unraveling the crimelord's illegal empire in Breathless Mahoney (Madonna), an enigmatic barroom singer who has witnessed some of Caprice's crimes firsthand. However, she seems more set on stealing Dick away from his girlfriend, Tess (Glenne Headly), than helping him solve the case of his career.

Academy Award (1990) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1990) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Sea of Love (1989)

Al Pacino as "Det. Frank Keller"

Troubled New York City detective Frank Keller (Al Pacino) investigates a serial killer who finds victims using personal ads in a magazine and leaves the song "Sea of Love" playing at his crime scenes. With the help of his partner, Sherman Touhey (John Goodman), Frank concocts a plan to find the killer using his own personal ads. But when Frank falls for one of his chief suspects, Helen Cruger (Ellen Barkin), he struggles to reconcile his personal life and his professional duty.

Golden Globe (1989) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Scarface (1983)

Al Pacino as "Antonio "Tony" Montana"

After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana (Al Pacino) stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the state, controlling nearly all the cocaine that comes through Miami. But increased pressure from the police, wars with Colombian drug cartels and his own drug-fueled paranoia serve to fuel the flames of his eventual downfall.

Golden Globe (1983) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

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