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The Life of Robert De Niro

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

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

3599 comments

  • Judy R.
    9 hours

    I would have rather had Robert DeNito as President instead of Trump!

  • Judy R.
    12 hours

    Actor

  • Gulcheher P.
    4 days

    Absolutely adore this human being!

  • Dennis J.
    5 days

    Just another wealthy Hollywood douchebag

  • Gülsen B.
    01/17/2021 19:21

    ÇOK deyerli oyuncu.

  • Jorge B.
    01/15/2021 14:44

    Si great

  • Katherine S.
    01/12/2021 16:44

    We love you!!!!

  • Danny T.
    01/08/2021 22:54

    🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽 that piece of 💩 kunt

  • Мархабо Я.
    01/05/2021 13:10

    Роберт,ты крут!

  • Andrew G.
    01/05/2021 10:20

    Wanker

  • Tana L.
    01/02/2021 14:54

    Thank you Mr. DeNiro.

  • Mike B.
    01/01/2021 20:45

    👨🏼‍🦼🧑🏼‍🦼🧑🏼‍🦼

  • William W.
    01/01/2021 06:01

    Trumps a POS

  • Bob A.
    12/30/2020 13:36

    You should see the platform shoes he has to wear. His stunt double has to do all of the real work. He is just a little wuss.

  • Mary B.
    12/26/2020 18:33

    What

  • Alfred S.
    12/26/2020 15:01

    Hi this is not Robert Deniro , and am I ever glad Everytime you open your yap and give a stupid childish rant , you push your name further back on the shelf! You are just an actor Without people paying good money to see you You would still just be a bum !! Nobody cares to hear what you have to say !!

  • Miller A.
    12/19/2020 18:53

    Best actor ever I love you dear

  • Rossano P.
    12/06/2020 23:47

    Grande interprete di vita grazie

  • Michael P.
    12/03/2020 21:13

    DeNiro's father was gay and used him like a little blow-up doll. That's why he overcompensates PRETENDING to be a "Tough Guy".

  • Margaret G.
    12/03/2020 03:01

    What a joke of a man that made alot of money with some movies that was on the right side of what is good but of course he played many roles that he was the bad guy! I guess he is most like the bad guy role in real life!!!

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