Alfredo James “Al” Pacino (born April 25, 1940) in New York City. Born to Italian-American parents in the East Harlem section of Manhattan. He later became an Academy, BAFTA, Golden Globe, Emmy, & Screen Actors Guild Award-Winning American film stage actor and director, widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. He is well known for his roles as Michael Corleone in the The Godfather trilogy, Tony Montana in Scarface(Film), Carlito Brigante in the 1993 film Carlito's Way(Film), Frank Serpico in Serpico, Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman, and Roy Cohn in Angels in America. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 for his role in Scent of a Woman after being nominated 7 times beforehand for various roles.