Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro is easily one of the greatest actors of all time. He received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Godfather: Part II in 1974 and another for Best Actor for his role as Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull in 1980. Between 1976 and 1991 De Niro received Academy Award nominations for best actor in Taxi Driver , The Deer Hunter and Cape Fear.

A widely respected producer and director, De Niro organized the first Tribeca Film Festival in May 2002, to revitalize the Lower Manhattan area after the September 11 attacks. The event has since become a mainstay in the film industry.

Robert De Niro video taped a message for TheCommunity.com’s upcoming campaign on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro keeps a low profile on his philanthropy, as he does with most of his personal life.

His is on the Advisory Board of FilmAid International, a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that leverages the power of film to help people in need throughout the world. They work in refugee camps, urban slums, disaster zones, and other communities in crisis.

He is a supporter, among others, of Nelson Mandela’s 46664, the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Elton John AIDS Foundation, the Friars Foundation, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Robert F Kennedy Memorial, Stand Up To Cancer, Stillerstrong, and more.

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Robert de Niro taped a video and has his picture taken for advertisements on archive.thecommunity.com’s campaign for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Stay tuned for more news on this campaign!