Robert De Niro

Bob Hoskins was paid $200,000 to lose a role to Robert De Niro

We’re sure actors are mainly in the industry for the love of the craft, but being paid a lot of money to be a movie star does help, too. The only problem with that is, you have to work hard for the money… usually. Not for Bob Hoskins though, who got paid $200,000 by Brian De Palma for not even getting a role in his movie The Untouchables.
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UT to honor actor Robert De Niro with film endowment, gala

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin’s Harry Ransom Center will be celebrating the center’s 65th anniversary with Academy Award winner Robert De Niro with a star-studded gala called “A Celebration of Film.”. The celebration will take place on Sept. 24 at the AT&T...

Robert De Niro honored by UT with gala, film endowment

The University of Texas’ Harry Ransom Center is commemorating its 65th anniversary with a star-studded gala celebrating film history and an appearance from longtime actor Robert De Niro.The “A Celebration of Film” gala will celebrate filmmaking, film history and the creation of a new endowment called the De Niro Curator Film at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, located at 1900 University Ave, on Sept. 24.Harry Ransom Center Director Stephen Enniss said the endowment will go toward ongoing efforts to preserve film history, expand film collection and “inspire the next generation of filmmakers.”“I strongly believe in and support what the...

Austin’s Harry Ransom Center Honors Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro is being honored for his continued dedication to The Harry Ransom Center. Together with The University of Texas at Austin, the center is creating a new endowment called the De Niro Curator Film. Additionally, to celebrate the Ransom Center’s 65th anniversary, a star-studded gala “A Celebration of...
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UT's Harry Ransom Center starts film endowment named for Robert De Niro

For more than 15 years, the Harry Ransom Center has hosted the archive of Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro. Now it's creating an endowment in his honor, dubbed the De Niro Curator of Film. The University of Texas research library and museum announced the news Monday. Ransom Center Director...

Harry Ransom Center Announces New Endowment with Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro fans, rejoice! Today, the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas announced that it is creating a new endowment called the De Niro Curator Film. The Oscar-winning actor known for iconic films like Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter, and Raging Bull donated his archive documenting his cinematic career to the center in 2006, and he has provided additional contributions of materials through the present.
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Harry Ransom Center Creates Endowment Honoring Robert De Niro

AUSTIN —The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin together with Robert De Niro will mark the Ransom Center’s 65th anniversary with a star-studded gala “A Celebration of Film.” Taking place Sept. 24 at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center in Austin, attendees will join De Niro for an evening celebrating filmmaking and film history.

Actor Robert De Niro Honored with Harry Ransom Center Endowment

The legendary star will celebrate the research center’s 65th anniversary at the “A Celebration of Film” gala in September. The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin will soon establish an endowment fund in honor of Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro. The De...
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Robert De Niro Joins Harry Ransom Center for a Celebration of Film

Hollywood is coming to the Harry Ransom Center at UT Austin with the announcement that Robert De Niro will be hosting a Celebration of Film, a special fundraising gala marking the archive's 65th anniversary. On Sept. 24 at the Zlotnik Family Ballroom at the AT&T Center, De Niro and some...

Greenwich mansion in Robert De Niro film listed at $8.25M

A Greenwich mansion that was featured in the 2013 Robert De Niro film “The Big Wedding” has been listed for sale at $8.25 million. The 7,958-square-foot mansion at 314 Stanwich Ave. was built in 2004 on a 3.12-acre parcel. The residence features four bedrooms and five bathrooms and is situated on 400-feet of frontage on 11-acre Frye Lake.

Working With Robin Williams Earned Robert De Niro A Broken Nose

We've seen Robert De Niro mix it up quite a bit when it comes to physicality on screen. We've seen the decorated actor involved in fights, stabbings, and shootouts in movies such as "Midnight Run," "The Godfather Part II," and "Heat." De Niro managed to walk off those film sets unscathed, but it was an emotional drama with no intense action scenes that led to him suffering a broken nose on set. And the blow that broke his nose came from none other than the late, great Robin Williams.

Robert De Niro, Wildflower LTD hit over non-union hires for NYC studio

“Never rat on your friends …” is one of his most famous lines, but acting legend Robert De Niro is now co-starring with a giant inflatable union protest rat. The “Goodfellas” star and his partners broke a promise to use union workers to build a sprawling new film studio in Queens — prompting labor activists to set up their symbolic inflatable rat at the site in protest, officials said Friday. “If De Niro doesn’t care that workers are being exploited, shame on him,” Chaz Rynkiewicz, vice president of Laborers Local 79, told The Post. “We hope he clears this up ASAP.” The “Taxi...

Robert De Niro And NYC Mayor Eric Adams Fete Common With Social Justice Tribute – Tribeca Festival

Click here to read the full article. Common said working on the film Selma turned him into an activist and that a recent seven-month stay in London, where police don’t carry guns, “felt like a weight was off my shoulders” as he talked over his life and career at an event awarding him the Tribeca Festival’s second annual Harry Belafonte Voices for Social Justice Award. NYC Mayor Eric Adams made a surprise cameo at the fest, which has been dotting the city with films, talks and music for 21 years now except during pandemic-shuttered 2020. “I think about this amazing festival which...