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Robert De Niro stars in "Killer Elite," opposite Jason Statham and Clive Owen, as Hunter. De Niro also recently starred in "Limitless," opposite Bradley Cooper, and "Little Fockers" as Jack Byrnes, reprising his role from "Meet the Parents" and "Meet the Fockers."

De Niro launched his prolific motion picture career in Brian De Palma, Wilford Leach and Cynthia Munroe's "The Wedding Party" in 1969. By 1973, De Niro had twice won the New York Film Critics' award for Best Supporting Actor in recognition of his critically acclaimed performances in "Bang the Drum Slowly" and Martin Scorsese's "Mean Streets."

In 1974, De Niro received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of the young Vito Corleone in "The Godfather: Part II." In 1980, he won his second Oscar, for Best Actor, for his extraordinary portrayal of Jake La Motta in Scorsese's "Raging Bull."

De Niro has earned Academy Award nominations for four additional films: as Travis Bickle in Scorsese's acclaimed "Taxi Driver," as a Vietnam vet in Michael Cimino's "The Deer Hunter," as a catatonic patient brought to life in Penny Marshall's "Awakenings" and in 1991 as Max Cady, an ex-con looking for revenge, in Scorsese's remake of the 1962 classic "Cape Fear."

In 2009, De Niro received the coveted Kennedy Center Honor for his distinguished acting career. He also received the Hollywood Actor Award from the Hollywood Film Festival and the Stanley Kubrick Award for Excellence in Film from the BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards. In addition, AARP The Magazine gave De Niro the 2010 Movies for Grownups Lifetime Achievement Award.

De Niro's upcoming projects include Rogue's "The Dark Fields," Filmauro's Italian romantic comedy "Manuale d'amore 3" and Ambiance Entertainment's action-thriller "The Killer Elite." De Niro's recent film credits include Overture Films' psychological thriller "Stone" and 20th Century Fox's "Machete."

His distinguished body of work also includes performances in Elia Kazan's "The Last Tycoon"; Bernardo Bertolucci's "1900"; Ulu Grosbard's "True Confessions" and "Falling in Love"; Sergio Leone's "Once Upon a Time in America"; Scorsese's "The King of Comedy," "New York, New York," "Goodfellas" and "Casino"; Terry Gilliam's "Brazil"; Roland Joffé's "The Mission"; Brian De Palma's "The Untouchables"; Alan Parker's "Angel Heart"; Martin Brest's "Midnight Run"; David Hugh Jones' "Jacknife"; Martin Ritt's "Stanley & Iris"; Neil Jordan's "We're No Angels"; Penny Marshall's "Awakenings"; Ron Howard's "Backdraft"; Michael Caton-Jones' "This Boy's Life" and "City by the Sea"; John McNaughton's "Mad Dog" and "Glory"; Kenneth Branagh's "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"; Michael Mann's "Heat"; Barry Levinson's "Sleepers" and "Wag the Dog"; Jerry Zaks' "Marvin's Room"; Tony Scott's "The Fan"; James Mangold's "Cop Land"; Alfonso Cuarón's "Great Expectations"; Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown"; John Frankenheimer's "Ronin"; Harold Ramis's "Analyze This" and "Analyze That"; Joel Schumacher's "Flawless"; Des McAnuff's "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle"; George Tillman, Jr.'s "Men of Honor"; John Herzfeld's "15 Minutes"; Frank Oz's "The Score"; Tom Dey's "Showtime"; Nick Hamm's "Godsend"; John Polson's "Hide and Seek"; Mary McGuckian's "The Bridge of San Luis Rey"; DreamWorks' "Shark Tale"; Jay Roach's "Meet the Parents" and "Meet the Fockers"; Barry Levinson's "What Just Happened"; Jon Avnet's "Righteous Kill"; and Kirk Jones' "Everybody's Fine."

De Niro takes pride in the development of his production company, Tribeca Productions, in the Tribeca Film Center, which he founded with Jane Rosenthal in 1988, and in the Tribeca Film Festival, which he founded with Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in 2001 as a response to the attacks on the World Trade Center. The Festival was conceived to foster the economic and cultural revitalization of Lower Manhattan through an annual celebration of film, music and culture. The Festival's mission is to promote New York
City as a major filmmaking center and help filmmakers reach the broadest possible audiences. Through Tribeca Productions, De Niro develops projects and serves in a combination of capacities, including producer, director and actor.

In 1993, Tribeca Productions' "A Bronx Tale" marked Robert De Niro's directorial debut. Robert De Niro later directed "The Good Shepherd" and co-starred with Matt Damon and Angelina Jolie. Other Tribeca features include "Thunderheart," "Cape Fear," "Mistress," "Night and the City," "The Night We Never Met," "Faithful," "Panther," "Marvin's Room," "Wag the Dog," "Analyze This," "Flawless," "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle," "Meet the Parents," "15 Minutes," "Showtime," "Analyze That" and "Meet the Fockers."

In 1992, Tribeca TV was launched with the acclaimed series "Tribeca." De Niro was one of the executive producers. In 1998, Tribeca TV produced a miniseries for NBC, based on the life of Sammy "The Bull" Gravano.

Tribeca Productions is headquartered at De Niro's Tribeca Film Center in the TriBeCa district of New York. The Film Center is a state-of-the-art office building designed for the film and television industry. The facility features office space, a screening room, a banquet hall and a restaurant. The center offers a full range of services for entertainment professionals.

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How tall is Robert De Niro? How old is Robert De Niro? Find out here.

Age: 73 years old
Birthday: August 17, 1943
Height: 5' 9 ½"
Nickname: Bobby Milk (childhood, due to his pallor)
Kid Monroe (given to him by Robert Mitchum)
Bobby D
Full Name / Real Name: Robert Anthony De Niro Jr.
Birthplace: New York, NY
Wife: Grace Hightower (6/17/1997, 1 child)
Diahnne Abbott (4/28/1976 - 1988, divorced, 1 child)

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