This gifted method actor's films include Taxi Driver, The Godfather, and Raging Bull.
His first role was as the cowardly lion in a stage production of the Wizard of Oz at age ten.
He spent four months studying the Sicilian dialect to prepare for his role in the Godfather II.
His father, Robert DeNiro Sr., was an abstract painter and sculptor.
He worked on many movies with Martin Scorsese.