Robert De Niro
Birthplace: New York City
Academy Award-winning actor known for his demanding, tough-guy roles in Martin Scorsese films. His films include The Godfather Part II (1974), Raging Bull (1980), both Oscar-winning performances, and GoodFellas (1990). De Niro has also appeared in Wag the Dog (1998), Analyze This (1999), Men of Honor (2000) and Meet the Parents (2000). He directed A Bronx Tale (1993) and runs his own production company, Tribeca Film Center.