De Niro owns Tribeca Grill (co-owned with Broadway producer Stewart F. Lane), a New American restaurant located at 375 Greenwich Street (at Franklin Street) in Tribeca, Manhattan. "[221] In 2020, he defended himself by saying, "As a citizen, I have as much right as anybody – an actor, an athlete, a musician, anybody else – to voice my opinion, if I have a bigger voice because of my situation, I am going to use it whenever I see a blatant abuse of power. [201][202] Timeout magazine's list of 100 best movies included seven of De Niro's films, as chosen by actors in the industry. [243][244] In 2012, De Niro joined the anti-fracking campaign Artists Against Fracking. [82] In 1989, De Niro starred in several films that were not widely seen. While Pauline Kael opined that De Niro "lazy" for undertaking small roles, De Palma defended him by saying he was "experimenting with those characters". The town, which had been comparing its value to similar estates in Dutchess County, across the Hudson River, and Connecticut's Litchfield County, where many other affluent New York residents maintain estates on large properties, won in State Supreme Court. The film revolves around the complex relationship between a Vietnam veteran, his sister and fellow army buddy. Certainly in the Kill the Irishman he is doing it, but in past films? It's no longer 'down with Trump'. [226][227], In 1997, De Niro married actress Grace Hightower. [155] Next, he starred in What Just Happened (2008), a satirical comedy based on Art Linson's experiences as a producer in Hollywood. The director of the movie Elia Kazan is all praises for Robert De Niro. [224], De Niro married actress Diahnne Abbott in 1976. Also in 1969, he appeared in De Palma's comedy The Wedding Party; although it was filmed in 1963, it was kept unreleased for six years. [25], In 1973, De Niro began collaborating with Martin Scorsese when he appeared in the crime film Mean Streets (1973), co-starring Harvey Keitel. He and director Martin Scorsese lived only a few blocks away from each other but they did not meet each other until later. Playing stepfather Dwight Hansen of Wolff (DiCaprio), the film was mostly well received, although Timeout magazine believed that "DiCaprio steals the show". [235] In October 2003, De Niro was diagnosed with prostate cancer. [126] De Niro played Master Chief 'Billy' Sunday in the biographical drama Men of Honor (2000), based on the life of Carl Brashear, the first African-American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver. [261][262], "De Niro" redirects here. [132] De Niro followed up with a heist, in Frank Oz's The Score (2001), starring Edward Norton, Angela Bassett and Marlon Brando. [136] Upon release, most critics thought the sequel was weak; CNN's Paul Clinton remarked "Unfortunately the result is just a bunch of one-liners strung together, of which some work and some don't. [158], In 2010, he had a minor part as Senator John McLaughlin in the action film Machete. Art Linson, who had previously produced films starring De Niro, sent him the script first. [138], Several critics consider De Niro's career as having begun to slump in the early 2000s, with De Niro starring in roles that were less dramatic than those in the previous decade. [69] After seeing the full cut, Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times described the film "excessive as well as tightly controlled" with the actors showing "impressive restraint and power". [209] De Niro co-owns Nobu restaurants and hotels with partners Meir Teper and Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. [92] He then had a minor role in the mystery drama Backdraft (1991), playing a veteran fire inspector. [9][10] Against his parents' wishes, his grandparents had De Niro secretly baptized into the Catholic Church while he was staying with them during his parents' divorce. 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Vincent Canby of The New York Times thought the plot was hard to follow at times but praised the actors who "work so beautifully together it sometimes seems like a single performance". [159] Another critic, Jesse Cataldo from Slant Magazine noted the film's restraint and thought De Niro is repeating himself by playing the same basic characters. Height, Weight, Wife, Age, Biography & More, Neil Patrick Harris Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More, Denzel Washington Height, Weight, Wife, Age, Biography & More, Sunny Pawar (Child Actor) Age, Ethnicity, Family & More, George Michael Age, Affairs, Wife, Biography, Death Cause & More, Christian Bale Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More, Elvis Presley Height, Weight, Wife, Age, Biography & More, Chris Brown Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs, Favorite things & More.