Robert De Niro is an American actor and film producer who has starred in over 90 films.
His first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly and the Martin Scorsese-directed crime film Mean Streets.
In 1974, after being turned down for the role of Sonny Corleone in the crime film The Godfather, he was cast as the young Vito Corleone in The Godfather Part II, a role for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
De Niro's longtime collaboration with director Martin Scorsese later earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Jake LaMotta in the 1980 film Raging Bull.
He earned nominations for the neo noir psychological thriller Taxi Driver in 1976 and the psychological thriller Cape Fear in 1991.
De Niro received additional Academy Award nominations for Michael Cimino's Vietnam war drama The Deer Hunter, Penny Marshall's drama Awakenings, and David O.
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The hall-of-fame boxing legend Jake LaMotta, famous for his brutal rivalry with Sugar Ray Robinson, has passed away at the age of ninety five. According to LaMotta's wife Denise, the legendary fighter.. Source: Wochit News -
On Tuesday former boxer Jake LaMotta, whose story formed the basis for Martin Scorsese's film "Raging Bull," died due to complications from pneumonia. The former world middleweight boxing champ held.. Source: Wochit Entertainment -
Jake LaMotta, the former world middleweight boxing champ, died on Tuesday due to complications from pneumonia. His story was turned into the hugely successful Martin Scorsese film Raging Bull. LaMotta.. Source: Wochit News -
Boxer Jake LaMotta, who was memorialized by Robert De Niro in the Oscar-winning movie "Raging Bull," has passed away from pneumonia. LaMotta was best known for his rivalry with Sugar Ray Robinson in.. Deutsche Welle
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was immortalized in the film "Raging Bull," for which Robert De Niro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said.. cbs4.com Also reported by •New Zealand Herald •S.China Morning Post •Newsmax