inchide

Newsletter

Stay tuned with arts. Subscribe to Artline art news send directly to your mailbox by artLine.ro
Artline.ro on FaceBook Artline.ro on Twitter Multimedia
ro | en
Forum | Contact
Upload artworks

Five Al Pacino Facts

0 Comments
1. Al Pacino didn't want Michelle Pfeiffer to play the role of Elvira in Scarface, now one of the most famous movies featuring the actor. In fact his first choice was Glenn Close, yet the producers had faith the in the virtually unknown actress, and in the end it was the right choice.

2. He was nominated for the coveted Academy Awards no less than seven times before finally winning it (the first one so far) for his amazing performance as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman. Not too bad for someone who dropped out of acting school, as he sometimes remembers in interviews.

3. Although he made the first major breakthrough as Michael Corleone in the Godfather, at first the producers didn't want him for the part, as they felt he didn't look, talk and acted like they imagined the character. Looking back it seems they couldn't be more wrong.

4. According to the actor he first started smoking cigarettes when he was only nine years old, and at about the same age the first tasted booze.

5. Over the course of his long and unique career he turned down several parts in major movies, among those being Pretty Woman, Usual Suspects, Kramer vs Kramer or Apocalypse Now.
Rate This


Comentarii 0 comentarii
Scrie comentariu
Introdu mai jos textul de aici
Scrie in casuta de mai sus codul de verificare
Alte articole din:
Recommended News
Facts About Tim Burton
Facts About Tim Burton

1. Do you remember the scene in " Charlie and the Chocolate Factory " in which several squirrels are checking and cracking nuts? Well, Tim Burton wanted it to be as real as possible, so they ...

Tom Hanks Facts
Tom Hanks Facts

1. He is a serious collector of vintage typewriters and owns about 100 of them. Tom Hanks even uses them for writing, ranging from notes and letter to his very first book, a short stories collection, ...

Five Facts About Opera
Five Facts About Opera

1. The term itself comes from the Latin "opus", meaning work. So think about this the next time you go to the opera or listen to your favourite aria in the privacy of your own home. 2. ...

Three Board Games You Need to Buy If You Love Art
Three Board Games You Need to Buy If You Love Art

1. Pastiche Published in 2011, this elegant and colourful game wants you to discover 34 of the greatest European works of art and in a way making them yourselves. Think of it as an art history lesson ...

Six Facts About Guillermo del Toro
Six Facts About Guillermo del Toro

1. He began making home movies using his father's Super 8 camera when the future film director was just eight years old. He would experiment and create short stories using toys, vegetables (even a ...

Artwork of the Day 4 June 2007
Artwork of the Day 4 June 2007

Alina-Ondine Slimovschi - The Sleep June 4, 2007

The most beautiful dresses and jewelry on the red carpet
The most beautiful dresses and jewelry on the red carpet

When you say “red carpet” you think on elegance, glamour, diamonds, expenssive dresses, beautiful women, refinement, extravagance… a world that you can only dream of. From the ...

Fly Project the band of the moment
Fly Project, the band of the moment

Foto: adgent.ro - The Romanian music market started to fly to a high altitude in a universe of of fun and joy, in the same time with the release of the debut album named simple and suggestive, Fly ...

Hungarian Composer Franz Liszt
Hungarian Composer Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt was a Hungarian virtuoso pianist and composer. He studied and played at Vienna and Paris and for most of his early adulthood toured throughout Europe giving concerts. His virtuosity ...

The Astra Public Library in Sibiu

One of the oldest and most important public libraries of Romania is surely the Astra Public Library in Sibiu, one of the most popular cultural objectives of the city, in no small part due to the huge ...

Adrian Enache Romanian singer
Adrian Enache, Romanian singer

- Former football player, Adrian Enache abandoned the sport career at 19 years, choosing music. Separation of sport was not final, football remaining his great hobby, as evidence, he is captain ...

The Royal Palace of Bucharest
The Royal Palace of Bucharest

The Royal Palace of Bucharest was built in the years 1812-1815 and it was the Royal Court of Princes Ghica, Stirbei and Alexandru Ioan Cuza. During the revolution of 1848 The Royal Palace became the ...

Artwork of the Day 8 May 2007
Artwork of the Day 8 May 2007

Rodica Toth Poiata - Dusk 8 May 2007

Artwork of the Day 17 May 2007
Artwork of the Day 17 May 2007

Luminita Feodoroff - Building 1887 May 17 2007

Artwork of the Day 24 May 2007
Artwork of the Day 24 May 2007

Ion Morarescu - Roses May 24, 2007

Newsletter

Stay tuned with arts. Subscribe to Artline art news send directly to your mailbox by artLine.ro

Recommended News

Facts About Tim Burton Facts About Tim Burton
1. Do you remember the scene in " Charlie and the Chocolate Factory " in which several squirrels are checking and cracking nuts? Well, Tim Burton wanted it to be as real as ...
Other recommandations:
Tom Hanks Facts Five Al Pacino Facts Five Facts About Opera Three Board Games You Need to Buy If You Love Art + Read More

Facebook

Be our friend on Facebook and keep in touch with art world wherever you are.

art-Travel

Five Facts About Leipzig Five Facts About Leipzig 1. Leipzig made media history in 1650, when it was the city where the very first newspaper was published. The work of Timotheus Ritzsch, a printer and book merchant who wanted to present the news of the day, Einkommende Zeitungen was published four days a ... Alte destinatii: Did You Know? Facts About Switzerland Five Interesting Facts About Beijing The Neamt Citadel The Warley Museum. Maybe the Smallest One Strange Laws From All Around the World + Places to go