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Robert de Niero : Hollywood giant

mercredi 21 juillet 2010 , Posted by cinema stars at 10:43


Robert De Niro is an American actor born August 17, 1943 in New York. He is best known for his roles in films by Martin Scorsese, Sergio Leone, Brian de Palma or Bernardo Bertolucci.
Son of the painter namesake Robert De Niro, he was born in 1943 in New York in a family of Italian-Irish and Catholic. Robert De Niro was first a student of Stella Adler before entering the famous Actors Studio under the direction of Lee Strasberg, to increase opportunities for her future career.
He began his acting career on stage on Broadway before discovering the world of cinema in 1968 in Greetings (directed by Brian De Palma's). Subsequently, he took a few film roles that have remained little known to the public. He became known in the Last Match (Bang the Drum Slowly) (1973). Also in 1973 he began working with Martin Scorsese film Mean Streets. De Niro is also present in these films of Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976), New York, New York (1977), Raging Bull (1980), the King of Comedy (The King of Comedy) (1983) Goodfellas (Goodfellas) (1990), Cape Fear (Cape Fear) (1991) and Casino (1995). In these films, De Niro has primarily played unstable characters, with inclinations neurotics .
In the 1980s, he began to play in comedies, films in which he met with great success, for example: Brazil (1985), Midnight Run (1988), Wag (Wag the Dog) (1997) , Analyze This (Analyze This) (1999), and my stepfather and me (Meet the Parents) (2000).
He won two Oscars: for his performance in Raging Bull, he received the Oscar for Best actor and he received the Oscar for Best Actor for The Godfather, Part two (The Godfather, Part II).
The story is that De Niro and Marlon Brando are the only two actors to play the same role and have won awards for that role, De Niro, who played the young Vito Corleone in The Godfather, Part 2, and Brando had interpreted as Don Vito in The Godfather .
He also directed two films It was once the Bronx (1993) and The Good Shepherd (2006), a film where he shares top billing with Matt Damon.
He founded his production company, Tribeca Productions, called Tribeca neighborhood of New York in which he lives.
Praised for his commitment in its various roles, it took 23 kg and learned to box for his portrayal of Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull. He also learned to play the saxophone for New York, New York.
Although he does not speak easily, De Niro is generally regarded as a keen observer of details about the characters and as a great perfectionist. It is known for his work in physical interpretation of his characters. He does not hesitate to gain weight and to lose to get into the skin of her character. This is one of the trademarks of actors who have studied the work of Stella Adler (Marlon Brando, Benicio del Toro ...)
The extent of his filmography and a very large number of numbers acting exceptional (The Godfather II, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Untouchables, Once Upon a Time in America, Heat, Goodfellas, Casino, etc. ...) Robert De Niro are a major player in American cinema of the past 40 years.


Everybody's Fine 2009

What Just Happened 2008

Righteous Kill 2008Stardust 2007

The Good Shepherd 2006

Arthur and the Invisibles 2006

The Bridge of San Luis Rey 2005

Hide and Seek 2005

Meet the Fockers 2004

Shark Tale 2004

Godsend 2004

Analyze That 2002

City by the Sea 2002

Showtime 2002

The Score 2001

15 Minutes 2001

Men of Honor 2000

Meet the Parents 2000

The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle 2000

Analyze This 1999

Flawless 1999

Roni 1998

Great Expectation 1998

Cop Land 1997

Wag the Dog 1997

Jackie Brown 1997

Marvin's Room 1996

Sleepers 1996

Fan, The 1996

Heat 1995

Casino 1995

Frankenstein 1994

This Boy's Life 1993

Bronx Tale, A 1993

Mad Dog and Glory 1993

Mistress 1992

Night and the City 1992

Cape Fear 1991

Backdraft 1991

Guilty by Suspicion 1991

Awakenings 1990

GoodFellas 1990

Stanley & Iris 1990

We're No Angels 1989

Jacknife 1989

Midnight Run 1988

Untouchables, The 1987

Angel Heart 1987

Mission, The 1986

Brazil 1985

Falling in Love 1984

Upon a Time in America 1984

King of Comedy, The 1983

True Confessions 1981

Raging Bull 1980

Deer Hunter, The 1978

New York, New York 1977

Taxi Driver 1976

1900 1976

Last Tycoon, The 1976

Godfather: Part II, The 1974

Bang the Drum Slowly 1973

Mean Streets 1973

Born to Win 1971

Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, The 1971

Jennifer on My Mind 1971

Bloody Mama 1970

Hi, Mom! 1970

Wedding Party, The 1969

Sam's Song 1969

Greetings 1968

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