Alfredo James "Al" Pacino was born in Manhattan, New York
Pacino had his breakthrough as mobster Michael Corleone in the
“Godfather” trilogy and won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his
role as Frank Slade in the 1992 film “Scent of a Woman”. He is also
known for his starring roles in “Dog Day Afternoon” (1975),“Scarface”
(1983), “Serpico” (1973), and “Glengarry Glen Ross” (1992).
He developed a love for acting at an early age and participated in the
majority of his school’s productions. As a teenager, he went by the
nickname Sunny and had a reputation as a troublemaker.