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ROBERT DE NIRO (Jack Byrnes / Producer) launched his prolific motion picture career in Brian De Palma's The Wedding Party in 1969. By 1973 De Niro 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®, as Best Actor, for his extraordinary portrayal of Jake La Motta in Scorsese's Raging Bull. De Niro has earned Academy Award® nominations in 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 1992 as Max Cady, an ex-con looking for revenge, in Scorsese's remake of the 1962 classic Cape Fear.

De Niro's 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 King of Comedy, New York, New York, Goodfellas and Casino; Terry Gilliam's Brazil; Roland Joffe's The Mission; Brian De Palma's The Untouchables; Alan Parker's Angel Heart; Martin Brest's Midnight Run; David Jones' Jacknife; Martin Ritt's Stanley & Iris; Neil Jordan's We're No Angels; Ron Howard's Backdraft; Michael Caton-Jones' This Boy's Life; John McNaughton's Mad Dog and Glory; A Bronx Tale; 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 Copland; Alfonso Cuarón's Great Expectations; Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown; John Frankenheimer's Ronin; Harold Ramis' Analyze This and Analyze That; Joel Schumacher's Flawless; Des McAnuff's The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle; Jay Roach's Meet the Parents; George Tillman's Men of Honor; John Herzfeld's 15 Minutes; Frank Oz's The Score; Tom Dey's Showtime; Michael Caton-Jones' City By the Sea; and Nick Hamm's Godsend. He recently finished production on John Polson's Hide and Seek and Mary McGuckian's The Bridge of San Luis Rey and supplied the voice of Don Lino in DreamWorks' Shark Tale.

De Niro takes pride in the development of his production company, Tribeca Productions, and the Tribeca Film Center, which he founded with Jane Rosenthal in 1988. Through Tribeca, he develops projects on which he serves in a combination of capacities, including producer, director and actor.

Tribeca's A Bronx Tale marked De Niro's directorial debut. Tribeca's current projects include: Meet the Fockers with Universal, the follow-up to Meet the Parents, which re-teams De Niro and Ben Stiller; Stage Beauty, starring Billy Crudup and Claire Danes, directed by Sir Richard Eyre; and House of D, David Duchovny's directorial debut, which stars Duchovny and Robin Williams (slated for March 2005). Upcoming projects include: The Good Shepherd with Universal, which De Niro will direct with Leonardo DiCaprio starring; and the screen adaptation of Jonathan Larson's Rent, directed by Chris Columbus.

Tribeca's previous film productions include About a Boy (2002); Analyze That (2002); Showtime (2002); Meet the Parents (2000); The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000); Analyze This (1999); Flawless (1999); the Academy Award®- nominated Wag the Dog (1997); Marvin's Room (1996); The Night We Never Met (1993); Thunderheart (1992); Mistress (1992); and Night and the City (1992). In 1992, Tribeca TV was launched with the critically acclaimed series Tribeca; De Niro served as one of the series executive producers. In 1998, Tribeca produced a miniseries for NBC, based on the life of Sam

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