After studying for a few years at school, at age 16, Robert left her and entered the Higher School of acting in New York, and graduated from the course Stele Adler and Lee Strasberg's Actors Studio. The heirs of the classical school of mastery of Stanislavsky, they instilled this commitment, and the young actor. Later, he carefully included in each of the roles long before the shooting.
In 1963, De Niro first got to the set, his debut was to take place in the movie "Wedding Party", but the picture was released only after six years. The first film starring Robert came in 1965 - he played a cameo role in the film "Three Rooms in Manhattan." Next, De Niro has continued to appear, but these were incidental roles.
The first success came to the actor in 1973, when a minor role in the film "Bang the Drum Slowly," he won the New York Film Critics Guild, and with it fame. In the same year the actor starred in the film "Mean Streets," directed M.Skorseze. This role has become a genuine opening of De Niro as an actor, for it he won the National Board of Review USA. Once this work was the beginning of a close friendship and creative union De Niro and Scorsese, who directed the actor in many of his paintings. It was in the films of this director talent Niro revealed in full.
In 1974, F. Coppola invited him to his film "The Godfather II», a role in which De Niro has brought great success and the first "Oscar" (Best Supporting Actor). Then, one after another, followed by roles that had recognized, and the critics and the audience: "Taxi Driver" (1976), "New York, New York" (1977), "The Deer Hunter" (1978) and many others. All these works have received or been nominated for the most prestigious film awards. In 1980 saw the release of Scorsese's "Raging Bull", a role which the actor got his second "Oscar", has for the main role.
Acting career De Niro has successfully developed, every year, the outputs of several films with his participation, where the images were created by actor vivid and memorable - "King of Comedy" (1983), "Once in America" (1984), "Goodfellas" (1990 ), "Cape Fear" (1991) and many others. Famous actor was so high that his name and talent brought the success of any, even the most mediocre picture.
The early 1990s was marked by an actor a creative slump. But he could be rehabilitated and great to play in the movie "Casino", "Fight" (1995), "Analyze This" (1999) and "Meet the Parents" (2000). In addition, he has once again shown the ability to play a more subtle role of humane - in the film "Sleepers" and "Marvin's Room" (1996).
In addition to acting activities, De Niro tried his hand at directing, and where his debut was the picture of "A Bronx Tale" in 1993, in which he starred. In 2006, screens out another of his work - a spy drama "The Good Shepherd." He also acted as a producer of many films shot yet since 1989.
In the new millennium, the actor continues to work actively. Among his works - role in the film "Men of Honor" (2000), "Safecracker" (2001), "Meet the Fockers" (2004), "Arthur and the Invisibles" (2006), "Righteous Kill" (2008) and others . In general, for his film career De Niro played a hundred roles, and is not going to stop there, his films were announced for several years ahead.
In addition to his acting work, De Niro is successful in business. A significant portion of its funds he invests in a variety of businesses, as their co-owner. The most famous of them - a global network of restaurants «Nobu», the company «Nobu Hospitality» and restaurant "Rubicon" in San Francisco. He also is actively involved in charity work. & Lt; br / & gt;
The actor was married twice and had five children.
Today Robert De Niro - is still one of the most popular artists of the world cinema.