Biography

Biography

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|Nickname|
Bobby Milk (childhood, due to his pallor)

|Date of Birth (location)|
17 August 1943, New York, NY, USA.

|Height|
5’9″

|Significant Other(s)|
Wife: Grace Hightower, former flight attendant. Married June 17, 1997.
Wife: Diahnne Abbott, Actor, singer. Married spring, 1976 divorced 1988; singer with band, One Love.
Toukie Smith, Actor, restaurateur. Sister of late fashion designer Willi Smith; mother of twin boys born via surrogate.
Naomi Campbell, Model. No longer together.

|Family|
Father: Robert De Niro Sr., Artist. Was separated from De Niro’s mother; died May 3, 1993, at 71.
Mother: Virginia Admiral, Artist. Was separated from De Niro’s father.
Daughter: Drena De Niro, Model. Mother Diahnne Abbott from her first marriage; De Niro adopted her.
Son: Raphael De Niro, born 1978. Mother Diahnne Abbott.
Son: Aaron Kendrick. Twin, born October 20, 1995 to surrogate mother; mother, Toukie Smith.
Son: Julian Henry. Twin, born October 20, 1995 to surrogate mother; mother, Toukie Smith.

|Trivia|
Son of Robert De Niro Sr., an abstract expressionist, and Virginia Admiral, a painter. Studied at Actors Studio with Stella Adler and Lee Strasberg. In his 1980 Oscar acceptance speech he thanked Joey LaMotta, who was at the time suing United Artists for Raging Bull (1980)’s portrayal of him. De Niro formed his production company, TriBeCa Productions, in 1989.

|Other works|
TV commercial for AMC Ambassador automobiles (1969)|Biography (print)|
“The Complete Films of Robert DeNiro”, by Douglas Brode. Citadel Publishers. 1993
“Untouchable: Robert De Niro”, Andy Dougan, Virgin, 312pp ISBN 1 85227 537 5, 1996
“De Niro, The Man, The Myth, The Movies”, Patrick Agan
“The Unofficial Robert De Niro”, Elfreda Powell, Parragon Book Service Ltd. Bristol UK, 1996
“The cinema of Robert De Niro”, James Cameron-Wilson, London Zomba, 1986
“Robert De Niro: the hero behind the masks”, Keith McKay, Sevenoaks New English Library, 1988, c1986
“The films of Robert De Niro”, Douglas Brode, New York Citadel Press, 1993

|Personal quotes|
“It’s important not to indicate. People don’t try to show their feelings, they try to hide them.”
“I don’t like to watch my own movies – I fall asleep in my own movies.”
“Don’t talk it (shooting a scene) away, do it!”

|Article|
“TV Guia” (Portugal), 1996, Iss. 934, pg. 94
“TV Filmes” (Portugal), 1997, Iss. 12, pg. 61, by: José Vaz Pereira
“TV Guia” (Portugal), 1997, Iss. 960, pg. 92
“Diario de Noticias, Programas” (Portugal), 1997, Iss. 46693, pg. 17, by: Jose de Matos-Cruz

|Magazine Cover Photo|
“Esquire” (USA), December 1997
“Esquire” (UK), May 1997
“Première” (France), March 1996, Iss. 228
“Sight and Sound” (UK), March 1996, Vol. 6, Iss. 3
“Sight and Sound” (UK), November 1994, Vol. 4, Iss. 11
“Premiere” (UK), October 1993, Vol. 1, Iss. 9, No. 9
“Empire” (UK), March 1992, Iss. 33
“Studio” (France), November 1987, Iss. 8

|Agent|
Robert De Niro
c/o CAA
9830 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1825
USA

|Address to get De Niro’s Autographed Picture|
2300 W. Victory Blvd., Suite 384 Burbank, CA 91506-1200

|Other Addresses|

c/o Tribeca Prod, 375 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013
110 Hudson Street New York, NY 10018