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Untouchable : a biography of Robert De Niro

Author: Andy Dougan
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; Emeryville, CA : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Thunder's Mouth Press edView all editions and formats
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From Mean Streets to Casino, Robert De Niro has dominated Hollywood for nearly a quarter of a century. Dynamic and electrifying, his performances have been consistently memorable, and the films he has made with director Martin Scorsese (including Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and Goodfellas) make a roll-call of some of the greatest cinema of our times. Despite his fame and success, De Niro's private existence is little
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert De Niro; Robert De Niro; Robert De Niro
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Dougan
ISBN: 1560251808 9781560251804 1560251360 9781560251361
OCLC Number: 34958811
Description: v, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Andy Dougan.

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From Mean Streets to Casino, Robert De Niro has dominated Hollywood for nearly a quarter of a century. Dynamic and electrifying, his performances have been consistently memorable, and the films he has made with director Martin Scorsese (including Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and Goodfellas) make a roll-call of some of the greatest cinema of our times. Despite his fame and success, De Niro's private existence is little known and has seldom been explored. Now, for the first time, here is the full story of this astonishing actor's life. Drawing on first-hand interviews with some of his closest friends and colleagues, this is a revealing and sometimes startling account of an intensely private man. While previous biographers of De Niro have only scraped the surface of his complex character, Andy Dougan's sensitive and perceptive portrayal lays bare the psychological and emotional scars which this consummate Method actor has sought to hide for so long.

Compelling and full of insight, Untouchable: A Biography of Robert De Niro is the definitive account of a great actor's career, and a fascinating view of his complex inner world.

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