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  1. Actors
  2. Photo: Sofia LorenSophia Loren, Shikolone real name, was born September 20, 1934, in Clinic of Queen Margaret. Mother Sophia — Romilda Wilanow, comes from the fishing village of Pozzuoli, arrived in Rome, where he was to meet with Ricardo Shikolone. When Romilda pregnant,…
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Al Pacino

Al Pacino
«Al Pacino»

The famous Al Pacino, and the full name of Alfred James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940 in the South Bronx area of ??New York, which is still considered home to the poor.

Al Pacino grew up without a father, who was a poor Italian immigrant, a simple bricklayer, because it left him at the age of two. Al Pacino's mother worked a lot, so the upbringing of a child engaged in maternal grandparents Alfred.

At school, Al Pacino constantly participated in theatrical performances that at the end successfully entered the Actors Studio Lee Strasberg. Life's difficulties forced the actor Al Pacino to stop training in the studio and start working.

Al Pacino is often shown with friends in a cafe theater miniature Greenwich Village, to make money. After able to get a job in small Broadway theater and bit parts. At this time, lack of money Al Pacino was so that he had to spend the night with friends or at work.

Starring roles have changed quite full roles that were identified by local critics and actor awards.

Alfred constantly auditioned for the role in the film, the first part was held in 1969 in the film "Me, Natalie." The film was a success, critics have noted a new actor - Al Pacino as a new talent.

Al Pacino as Michael of the trilogy
«Al Pacino as Michael of the trilogy
"The Godfather"»

Alfred was able to convincingly convey man unprepared for the new world of cruelty.

The next film, which by critics and the public, was "The Panic in Needle Park" (1971), Al Pacino played the role so convincingly addict that many consider it to become so.

The beginning of the peak of Al Pacino acting role was in the movie "The Godfather" (1972), where he again showed his talent transformation in the image of Michael, younger son of the mafia. Al was able to convince the viewer that intelegentny and humane person can become tough and ruthless enemy of their enemies.

Natural trait Al Pacino showed game temperament, which brought a new feature to the heroes of films. Mario Puzo, author of the novel, has repeatedly said:

"Al Pacino - it's Michael, whom I saw in his imagination. Never thought that fantasy and reality may well be matched."

A curious fact, but for the role of Al Pacino paid 35 thousand dollars in the next sequel was filmed in 1974 - 600 thousand dollars. For his role in the third part of the movie he was paid over a million dollars.

Poor childhood Alfred raised him easily relate to money.

Al Pacino
«Al Pacino»

Al Pacino is easily parted with the money, he could have helped many friends with money, constantly traveling. Al Pacino for money was not the main, been a priority for him and his friends and family. Later, Pacino became a recluse, dealing with a small circle of people.

Role in the first part of the trilogy "The Godfather" Al Pacino is lifted to the status of movie stars. He was showered with offers of roles, but most of the suggestions he rejects. Al Pacino strive to interesting roles for him, not for money.

Immediately after the first part of "The Godfather" in 1973, Al Pacino starred in "The Scarecrow", which won the grand prize at the Cannes festival. Critics also were delighted with Al Pacino and his acting skills to show the varying characters. Lee Strasberg has consistently stressed the talent of Al Pacino, in his view became an actor and living way.

The role of Sonny in "a hot day in the afternoon", released in 1975, for Al Pacino was another demonstration of the highest artistic skill. He was able to show the common man, a veteran of the Vietnam War, caught in the despair of family life and pulled into the criminal world.

Many interviews Al Pacino have thought that the most important thing for the profession and work.

Al Pacino
«Al Pacino»

This is confirmed by his colleagues, for example, Anne Dupre:

"His manic ability to work from early morning to late evening without a break, without complaints of fatigue. Never before met such a man possessed in the business"

In the 1980s, Al Pacino has ceased to act in films, refused many roles because Nakata depression. He started strongly to abuse alcohol, quickly began to ruin oneself by drink. Friends helped Al Pacino to begin to deal with alcoholism, he was treated in a special clinic, attended society "Alcoholics Anonymous." All this time he disappears from the silver screen, but sometimes played on the stages of small theaters.

Theater scene acted positively to Al Pacino, the scene was treating his soul, he said about the theater, once:

"The scene exudes the good that is a credit to the actor."

Playing on stage tetra Al Pacino earned no more than $ 300 a week, he thought money is not important for an actor. Al Pacino for money has always been an easy relationship:

"Money is a good actor make life difficult.

Photo - Al Pacino
«Al Pacino»

Nothing is more idiotic than a bunch of dollars to measure success. I grew up in a poor family, but he felt himself free, though appeared in various alterations. Now I seem to recover their freedom and dollars to this is not have nothing "

Al Pacino can be compared with the famous Edmund Kean, their nature has endowed talent transformation. Edmund Kean was full of mysteries around Al Pacino is also constantly surrounded by mystery. He could disappear and not appear in public for months, did not respond to phone calls. Journalists in such periods explain such behavior, as painful experience failures.

Journalists need a lot of effort to get an interview with Al Pacino. Their izcheznoveniya Pacino often attributed to the need to be alone:

"I need solitude to look back on those years, to understand myself. Had in my life period of hypersensitivity and even hypochondria, often drawn to the whiskey and cigarettes. Now prefer ice water, hot chocolate and biscuits"

It is hard to imagine that Al Pacino could not be an actor, and he himself has said repeatedly:

"Without acting I would not be a"

In all his life, Al Pacino was not married, but his personal life is little known.

However, Al Pacino acknowledged illegitimate daughter of a love affair with Jan Tarrant. In its 60th anniversary, Al Pacino became a father of twins from actress Beverly D'Angelo, which was his favorite woman for many years.

 
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  2. Photo: Sofia LorenSophia Loren, Shikolone real name, was born September 20, 1934, in Clinic of Queen Margaret. Mother Sophia — Romilda Wilanow, comes from the fishing village of Pozzuoli, arrived in Rome, where he was to meet with Ricardo Shikolone. When Romilda pregnant,…
  3. Photo: Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn, British actress, born in Brussels, where she was born May 4, 1929 in a family of Dutch Baroness Ella van Heemstra and the English banker John Victor Hepburn-Ruston, received the name of Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn. She had…
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