Al Pacino - Theater Actor, Director, Film ..

Pacino flunked nearly all of his classes except English and dropped out of school at the age of 17.

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with Lee Strasberg in Godfather IIDuring the 1970s, Pacino had four Oscar nominations for Best Actor, for his performances in Serpico, The Godfather Part II, Dog Day Afternoon, and...And Justice for All.

Also Pacino is set to play surrealist Salvador Dalí in the movie Dali & I: The Surreal Story.

At 74, Al Pacino is still chasing that next great role

That year, he was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Glengarry Glen Ross, making Pacino the first male actor ever to receive two acting nominations for two different movies in the same year, and to win for the lead role (as did Jamie Foxx in 2004 ).

His 1985 movie Revolution was a commercial and critical failure, resulting in a four-year hiatus from films, during which Pacino returned to the stage.

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Although several established actors, including Robert Redford, Warren Beatty, and a little-known also wanted to portray Michael Corleone, Coppola selected the relatively unknown Pacino, much to the dismay of studio executives.

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Pacino was born in East Harlem, Manhattan, the son of Italian-American parents Rose (née Gerardi) and Salvatore Alfred Pacino, who divorced when he was two years old.

'God Looked Away,' and so should you: Why Al Pacino's …

The story of Steve’s “lost” letter from John Lennon inspired the Hollywood movie Danny Collins starring Al Pacino in the title role, now available on DVD.