Al Pacino, with his brooding yet intense personality, has remained as one of Hollywood's charismatic and premier actors. With a career spanning several decades, he has to his credit some of the finest movies made in the second half of the 21st century. Though he has played roles as a lawyer, a detective and a police officer, he is more popular for his roles on the other side of the law - as the don Michael Corleone in Godfather and as a mobster Tony Montana in Scarface. He has seven Oscar nominations to his credit. Along with the silver screen, he also has several Tony Awards to his name.
It is no secret that the source of this celebrity's tremendous wealth comes from his active and vibrant silver-screen performances. The legendary Al Pacino has an average of a movie per year for all the acting years of his life with roles in more than 50 movies, for many of which he received nominations. The eight Oscar nominations (one of which he won), 15 Golden Globe nominations (four of which he won), five BAFTA nominations (two of which he won), two Primetime Emmy Awards for his television work, and two Tony Awards for stage work speak of earning ability as a super-actor. He has also been featured as Scarface in a video-game of the same name. He endorses Vittoria, an Australin brand of coffee.
Al Pacino owns multiple homes in the same area, Palisades in New York, each more magnificent than the other. He appears to be a big fan of Lexus owning the Lexus GX 470 and the Lexus LX 570. He also has a Range Rover among his many other cars. He is also into charity work supporting the cause of AIDS, Child Abuse, Creative Arts, Hunger, Human Rights, Health, Family, Education and Disaster Relief. Some of the charities he actively supports are AIDS Healthcare Foundation, United Way, Save The Children, Red Cross, ONE Campaign, Make Poverty History, Exploring the Arts and Amnesty International. His lifestyle and dressing are stylish and classy without a doubt.
Al Pacino was born in New York, at East Harlem. As a child he went to the world-famous High School for Performing Arts in the Bronx. However, he was a dropout at 17 and he drifted between many jobs before joining Actor' Studios in 1966. Acting in the social drama, The Indian Wants the Bronx, he won the Obie best actor award for 1966-67. He then made his Broadway debut via Does the Tiger Wear a Necktie and movie debut inMe,Natalie. The Godfather trilogy in the 1970s immortalized him and it was followed by several sterling performances in Scarecrow, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, And Justice For All and Bobby Deerfield. Though his career slumped in the 80s, the 90s saw him make a strong comeback via Big Boy Caprice and his academy-award winning performance in Scent of a Woman. He has been busy ever since, till date with his casting inDespicable Me! Al Pacino never married in hi life but he is father to three children from various relationships.