Alfredo James "Al" Pacino made his film debut in the 1969 film Me, Natalie. It was
a minor supporting role which led to a leading role in the 1971 drama The Panic
in Needle Park. Pacino made his major breakthrough when he was given the role
of Michael Corleone In The Godfather in 1972, which earned him an Academy
Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Other Oscar nominations include
Serpico (1973), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992). His
role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman (1992) won him the Academy Award for
Best Actor, his first and only Oscar to date.