Some films starring Robert De Niro are "Goodfellas," "Meet the Parents," "Casino," "The Godfather: Part II" and "The Untouchables." Other films are "Meet the Fockers," "The Deer Hunter," "Raging Bull," "Taxi Driver" and "New York, New York."Continue Reading
In the 1990's crime film "Goodfellas," De Niro plays the lead role of James Conway. The film was directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Nicholas Pileggi. Other stars in the film include Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino and Frank Sivero.
In "Meet the Parents," De Niro stars alongside Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner and Owen Wilson. The film revolves around the mishaps of Gaylord "Greg" Focker when he goes to meet his girlfriend Pam Bynes' parents. De Niro plays the role of Jack Byrnes, Pam's father. The success of the film spawned two sequels, "Meet the Fockers" and "Little Fockers."
Robert De Niro was born in New York in 1943. He has starred in over 90 films and received numerous awards and accolades including an Academy Award for best actor for his work in "Raging Bull," and an Academy Award for best supporting actor in the movie "The Godfather: Part II." In 2010, he received the Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award.Learn more about Art & Literature