He received his first Oscar nomination and would reprise the role in the equally successful sequels The Godfather Part II (1974) and The Godfather Part III (1990).Pacino's performance as Michael Corleone is now regarded as one of the greatest screen performances in film history.A method actor and former student of the HB Studio and the Actors Studio in New York City, where he was taught by Charlie Laughton and Lee Strasberg, Pacino made his feature film debut with a minor role in Me, Natalie (1969) and gained favorable notices for his lead role as a heroin addict in The Panic in Needle Park (1971).He achieved international acclaim and recognition for his breakthrough role as Michael Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather (1972).He becomes a leitmotif of our conversation – she refers to him at least six times, always with warmth.‘I still love him – there are some people who stay in your life and it matters and they are in for the long haul.American tabloids recently reported Al Pacino’s companion was pregnant after she sported what some interpreted to be a ‘baby bump’.
For the next 17 years theirs would be an on-again, off-again relationship, ending in 1989 when they worked on The Godfather III.
He began studying acting in his teens and eventually made his way from the stage to the big screen.
During his career he has brought a brooding seriousness and explosive rage to gritty roles, including those of gangster Michael Corleone in (1983).
‘Yes,’ says Keaton, with a laugh: ‘Neurotic.’ Keaton is fun to meet. It’s so absurd the way the mind works.’ When she was younger, says Keaton, she longed for marriage.
(Summer 1992) He starred on Broadway alongside Sheryl Lee in Oscar Wilde "Salome", in the Circle in the Square Theatre, under the direction of Robert Allan Ackerman. But the remarkable thing about Jack was that he kept growing.