Best known for negative characters in films, Robert Mario De Niro, Jr is a famous actor and producer from America with impressed roles in more than 90 films. Taking the role of Jake LaMotta in film Raging bull, he was awarded the Best Actor at Academy Award. The character Jimmy Conway in Goodfellas brought him 1990 BAFTA nomination. He also earned 2003 AFI Life Achievement Award and 2010 Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award.
Born in Manhattan, Robert De Niro is the child of Virginia Admiral and Robert De Niro. His stage debut in 1953 helped him in making decision about future direction. The first role came to him in 1963 when he joined in film The Wedding Party.
De Niro got married to
Diahnne Abbottin 1976 and they have a son named Raphaelbefore divorcing in 1988. He also adopted daughter of ex-wife, Drena. He has two daughters with his long-time girlfriend, Toukie Smith. His second marriage was in 1997 with actress Grace Hightowerand they had two kids.