Before he was "The Dude"
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Al Pacino is an American actor, director, and screenwriter, who is recognized for participating in films such as The Godfather, Scarface, Dog's Afternoon, or Scent of a Woman. During his career, Al Pacino has been recognized with various awards, including the Oscars, Golden Globe, Emmy, or BAFTA.
Alfredo James Pacino, better known as Al Pacino, was born on April 25, 1940. Pacino made his film debut with a small role in the film Me, Natalie, in the late 1960s. In 1971 he received good reviews thanks to the film The Panic in Needle Park, in which he played "Bobby." It was a year later when his career took a great boost thanks to the character "Michael Corleone", whom he played in the film The Godfather, a role thanks to which he obtained his first nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars. In 1973 he obtained his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor for the film Serpico; Al Pacino once again repeated his presence in this category thanks to films such as The Godfather II, Dog Day Afternoon, or Justice for All. Some of Al Pacino's other notable roles in his career include characters like "Tony Montana" in Scarface, "Carlito Brigante" in Carlito's Way, "Vincent Hanna" in Heat, as well as "Lefty Ruggiero" in Donnie Brasco. Al Pacino has also had an outstanding career as an actor on stage, appearing in plays such as Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? or The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel, with which he managed to win the Tony Award in both 1969 and 1977 respectively. Al Pacino has also participated in films such as The Insider, Insomnia, 88 Minutes, Ocean's Thirteen, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, or The Irishman. These works have earned him to be considered by many as one of the best actors not only of his generation but of all time.
Although Al Pacino has never been married, he has maintained various relationships throughout his life. One of his first love affairs was with actress Susan Tyrell, a name that was joined by others such as Tuesday Weld, Diane Keaton, Marthe Keller, Maureen Springer, or Kathleen Quinlan. In 1989 Pacino became a father for the first time after Jan Tarrant gave birth to Julie Marie. Al Pacino was also romantically involved with American actress and singer Beverly D'Angelo, with whom he had twin children in 2001, Anton and Olivia, who were born through IVF. Some of the actor's most recent relationships were with Argentine actress and model Lucila Polak, as well as Israeli actress and model Meital Dohan.