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Robert was born under the official name De Niro Jr., Robert Anthony on August 17th, 1943. Known to his close friends as due to his pallor) Bobby Milk (childhood, he has been a credited actor since the film 20% Fiction.
Robert De Niro is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in thirty-four films including the 2013 comedy film The Family as the character Fred Blake, the 2013 comedy movie The Big Wedding playing Don and the 2013 comedy release The Family cast as Giovanni Manzoni.
Robert has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-eight films including: the 2013 comedy film Last Vegas as the character Paddy, the 2013 comedy movie Grudge Match playing Billy 'The Kid' McDonnen and the 2012 action release Freelancers cast as Joe Sarcone.
Robert De Niro has earned salaries up to $20,000,000 for his acting and also participates in back end. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2004 comedy film Meet the Fockers, which brought in $279,000,000 at the box office.
Robert De Niro has directed on numerous occassions including: A Bronx Tale (1993). In Robert De Niro produced his first movie, the comedy film 20% Fiction. Since then he went on to produce nineteen movies including: We're No Angels (1989) and Cape Fear (1991) among others .
Robert is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least forty-one magazines, captured in more than twelve pictorials, interviewed in over fourteen publications and featured in thirty-nine magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least eight books. He has been the subject of at least five biographical films.
As an actor Robert De Niro has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on seven occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Vito Corleone in the 1974 film The Godfather Part II. Robert De Niro also won the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Jake LaMotta in the 1980 movie Raging Bull .
Robert De Niro was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Travis Bickle in the 1976 movie Taxi Driver , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Michael in the 1978 movie The Deer Hunter , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Leonard Lowe in the 1990 movie Awakenings , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Max Cady in the 1991 movie Cape Fear and Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Pat Sr. in the 2012 movie Silver Linings Playbook .