August 17, 1943 in New York, NY
1976 - Best Actor in Taxi Driver
1978 - Best Actor in The Deer Hunter
1991 - Best Actor in Cape Fear
Married to Diahnne Abbott from 1976 to 1988.
Married to Grace Hightower from June 1997 to present.
1974 - Academy Award for best supporting actor in The Godfather Part II.
Fun Trivia Facts:
Robert co-owns two New York restaurants, Nobu and Layla.
In 1988, he turned down the role of Jesus in The Last Temptation of Christ.
He dropped out of high school to join a gang.
Was one of the last people to see comedian John Belushi alive.
Soon after his birth, De Niro's father announced that he was gay.
He shares a birthday with Sean Penn.