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The Life of Robert De Niro

"You talkin' to me?!" This is the story of acting legend Robert De Niro. đŸŽ„

Meet one of Hollywood's All-Time Greats

He is a son of Italian immigrants who conquered Hollywood. He has played the role of mobsters, a boxer, a taxi driver, he is firmly opposed to Donald Trump, this is Robert De Niro. Robert De Niro was born in 1943 in New York to an Italian-Irish immigrant family and grew up in the Little Italy neighborhood. When he was only 2 years old, his parents got divorced and his father came out as a homosexual. As a child, he was nicknamed "Bobby Milk" because of how thin and pale he was. At 16, he left high school to devote himself to theatre and trained according to the Actor's Studio method, which involves experiencing emotions rather than performing them. At 20, he was spotted by Brian de Palma who gave him his first cinematic role in "The Wedding Party”. Shot in 1963, the movie was only released 6 years later.

In 1973, he acted for the first time under the direction of Martin Scorsese in "Mean Streets”. It was in this movie that he played a mobster for the first time. A role he will play in several other films, such as "The Godfather Part II" or "Goodfellas". In 1976, he was a taxi driver for a month to prepare for the role that made him famous: Travis Bickle in "Taxi Driver". That same year, he married actress Diahnne Abbott and adopted her eldest daughter. Together, they also had a son. He then had 4 other children with 2 other women. At 36, he gained 60 pounds to play the boxer Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull" and was awarded an Oscar for this role.

At 50, he directed his first movie: "A Bronx Tale”. In 2000, he started to shift towards comedy with "Meet the Parents”. In 2002, he founded the Tribeca Film Festival. At 67, he served as President of the Jury of the 64th Cannes Film Festival. The jury he presided awarded the Palme d'Or to Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life". At 73, he received the Medal of Freedom, the highest American civilian award, from Barack Obama. Fiercely opposed to Donald Trump, he attacked him at the start of the 2016 presidential campaign. In January 2019, he revealed a personal reason for his opposition to Donald Trump. At 76, Robert De Niro met up with Martin Scorsese for a 9th collaboration: "The Irishman", produced by Netflix, where he performed alongside Harvey Keitel, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino.

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11/27/2019 11:19 AMupdated: 12/04/2019 8:19 PM

3536 comments

  • Kenneth R.
    2 days

    Go for it Robert, your not the only one who doesn't like Trump!

  • SamandDee B.
    4 days

    Turd!

  • Steve N.
    4 days

    Robert De Niro is a Trump hater so I don't care much for him anymore

  • Dave M.
    4 days

    The fact that he was so wrong about Trump completely negates my respect for his political opinion. Stick to acting Robert!

  • Virginia M.
    4 days

    Just because you’re a famous actor doesn’t mean you have a clue about what’s good for me or my country! As a citizen I felt more protected by President Trump’s America First policies than any other president in my lifetime and I’m your age. It’s the open border policies and no identification voting the Democrats are pushing that will destroy this country! The corruption and dictatorship has already begun with Biden. God help us!

  • Carlito B.
    6 days

    đŸ‘ŽđŸŸ

  • Jakub B.
    6 days

    Trzymaj się

  • Wendy B.
    04/30/2021 21:07

    Love de Nero brilliant actor got lots of his films đŸŽ„ adore him always will ❀❀xxxxx

  • Janice C.
    04/30/2021 16:33

    Amazing actor God bless him and his family

  • Î˜Î”ÎżÎŽÏ‰ÏÎżÏ‚ Π.
    04/29/2021 23:14

    ROBERT DE NIRO :THE BEST!!!! 💗💗💗💗

  • ELdon B.
    04/29/2021 13:45

    People Love Robert De Niro and he is right about Trump , but you don't need to be to be a brain surgen to see to Trump is mentally incompetent And dangerously angry with the world . TRUMP IS DANGEROUS don't put others in danger because you think he's a good guy, He's Not

  • Kevin L.
    04/28/2021 05:54

    don't put it Parents in old folks home,they need love like you

  • Shannon M.
    04/27/2021 17:59

    ❀

  • Mercy A.
    04/27/2021 10:41

    Your a great actor.

  • Costa M.
    04/27/2021 01:55

    Completely overrated

  • Dianne S.
    04/26/2021 21:40

    Still care for his acting, but not him anymore.👎

  • Ni C.
    04/26/2021 18:30

    Mon chouchou ❀❀❀

  • Syrine A.
    04/26/2021 16:41

    The best of the best

  • Jimmy R.
    04/26/2021 02:13

    How could you listen to anybody from New York and think of them seriously if they believe in anything that governs New York the place is a complete shuttle Robert De Niro's nomura politician and he has a brain surgeon he was a decent actor now I refuse to watch him I heard he's broke he deserves it f****** him

  • Bernadette P.
    04/25/2021 18:59

    AMAZING actor! Love the way you think!😁

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