10 Things You May Not Know About Robert De Niro

Early Life

Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943, in New York City, to a family of Italian and Irish descent.

Method Acting

De Niro is known for his intense dedication to method acting. He is known to immerse himself fully in his characters

Collaboration with Martin Scorsese

De Niro has had a long-standing collaboration with renowned director Martin Scorsese.

Academy Awards

He has won two Academy Awards for Best Actor

1.his role as Vito Corleone in "The Godfather Part II" (1974)

2.his portrayal of Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull" (1980).

Tribeca Film Festival

In 2002, De Niro co-founded the Tribeca Film Festival with Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff.

Political Activism

De Niro has been outspoken about his political views and has used his platform to advocate for various causes.


While De Niro is often associated with intense dramatic roles, he has also showcased his versatility as an actor by taking on comedic roles.

Tributes and Honors

De Niro has been recognized with numerous awards and honors for his contributions to the film industry.

Preservation of Film History

De Niro has been actively involved in preserving and restoring important films.

Business Ventures

He co-owns several restaurants, including the renowned Nobu chain and the Tribeca Grill in New York City.

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