Robert De Niro was born on 17th August 1943 in Lower Manhattan, New York. He is an American actor, director, and producer.
Biography and Career:
Robert De Niro was born in New York City, New York. His mother, Virginia Admiral, was a painter and was of German, and his father, Robert De Niro Sr. was also a painter and of Italian & Irish descent. He was largely raised by his mother in a loft in Greenwich Village, after his parents separated.
As a toddler, he went to a Kinder Garten ran by Ethical Culture movement. This influenced him greatly throughout his life. When he was growing up, his father would often take him to movies. The young boy would imitate the roles at home to his mother.
Mr. Robert De Niro started showing interest in Acting. He started acting wit
h Stella Alder. He attended High School of New York in Music and Arts. He became famous actor who dedicated to the role to every minor issue.
He gained 60lbs for his Oscar winning turn as Jake LaMotta in the Raging Bull in 1980. He was the second actor to win Oscar for performing in a foreign language with Sophia Loren in the film 'The Two Women'. He and Marlon Brando were the two actors for winning Oscar in playing the same character of Vito Carleone, in 'The God Father'.
He has acted in many more popular films such as 'Everybody is Fine', 'Righteous Kill', 'Star Dust', 'What Just Happened', etc. He would portray the part of gangster very well. In the year 1990, he ventured into producing and also directing. He also tried romantic films, comic and hilarious roles. In 2006, he directed the film 'Good Shepherd'.
Robert De Niro was personally devasted by bad health and attacks. A long term down town New York resident founded Tribeca film Festival as a way to help his beloved neighborhood to get back on his feet.
He married Diahnne Abbott in 1976 and divorced in 1988. They have a son, Raphael. Later he married Grace Hightower on 17th June 1997 who's living with him and they have one child.
Birth Name: Robert Mario De Niro Jr.
Nick name: Bobby Milk (childhood, due to his pallor), Kid Monroe (given to him by Robert Mitchum), Bob, Bobby D
Height: 5' 9.5' (1.77 m)
Why do we like Robert De Niro
We like Robert De Niro because he is a famous American actor, director, and producer.
Why is Robert De Niro famous?
Robert De Niro was famous because he won his first Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor for The Godfather, Part II (1974), followed by a Best Actor Academy Award win for Raging Bull (1980).
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