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Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro born in New York city, the USA on 17 August in 1943. His father Robert De Niro Sr. was a famous painter, sculptor, and poet. His mother Virginia Admiral was also an excellent painter who was famous in 50’s. When Robert was 2 years old, his parents became divorced. Little Robert started to live with his mother. Virginia took various jobs to raise little Robert.

Robert loved watching movies from his childhood. As his mother worked for a dramatic workshop, he got a chance to take free children’s acting classes. He appeared in a stage drama The Wizard of Oz and earned huge fame as a child actor. The authority of a High School of Music and Art accepted him as a student, but he dropped out later. After that, he started working for an Italian gang which shaped his acting motivation as a gangster.

Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro

Robert decided to leave school and join acting institute again. He entered into the Stella Adler Acting Studio and began to learn. Then he started auditioning and appeared in the film Three Rooms in Manhattan in 1965. He showed his outstanding performance in Bang the Dram Slowly and Mean Streets (1973).

De Niro proved his merit in the Oscar winner movie The Godfather: Part 2 in 1974. He also showed his amazing performance in the film Taxi Driver in 1976. He already got the fame of one of the greatest actors of all time. After that, he appeared in many other succeed films like The Deer Hunter, Raging Bull, The Untouchables, True Confessions etc.

Robert De Niro appeared in extraordinary movies like Goodfellas and Awakenings in 1990’s. Awakenings won Oscar and Robert proved great again. Then he brought out his many marvelous films like Heat (1995), A Bronx Tale (1994), Analyze This (1999)etc. Admirers also found him in other amazing films like Meet The Parents (2000), The Good Shepherd (2006), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Last Vegas (2013), The Intern (2015) etc.

Robert De Niro Married three times. Robert and Diahnne Abbott got one son. Then he married Toukie Smith and got two sons. He and his third wife Grace Hightower has one son.


Born: August 17, 1943 (age 73), Greenwich Village, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5′ 10″


Spouse: Grace Hightower (m. 1997), Diahnne Abbott (m. 1976–1988)
Children: Drena De Niro, Raphael De Niro, Aaron Kendrick De Niro, Helen Grace De Niro, Julian Henry De Niro, Elliot De Niro


  • Trois chambres a Manhattan (1965)
  • The Wedding Party (1969)
  • Jennifer on My Mind (1971)
  • Mean Streets (1973)
  • Taxi Driver (1976)
  • True Confessions (1981)
  • The Untouchables (1987)
  • Night and the City (1992)
  • The Fan (1996)
  • Ronin (1998)
  • 15 Minutes (2001)
  • Godsend (2004)
  • Stone (2010)
  • Limitless (2011)
  • Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
  • The Intern (2015)
  • The Comedian (2016)
  • The Good House (2017)

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