Alfredo James "Al" Pacino
Actor and director Al Pacino has won the Academy Award
for Best Actor for his role as Frank Slade in the 1992 film,
Scent of a Woman. He also starred in Dog Day Afternoon
(1975), Scarface (1983). Pacino played mobster Michael
Corleone in The Godfather trilogy beginning in 1972, still
considered one of the greatest performances of all time.
Before fame, Al Pacino 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 dreamed of becoming a pro baseball player.