Painter, sculptor and poet Robert De Niro, Sr. was a substantial contributor to post-war American art for his dedication to painterly representation. While his contemporaries eschewed the figurative style of the Old Masters. De Niro reveled in it.
Not too long ago, I read in a newspaper article about Robert De Niro and his European travels he did about 40 years ago. Back then, these kind of tourist destinations were extremely popular among young Americans - if you were young and adventurous you didn't need much money to visit most of the Europe by foot and hitchhiking..
Born August 17, 1943 (age 68) New York City, New York, U.S. Residence TriBeCa, Lower Manhattan Nationality American Citizenship United States and Italy Education High School of Music Art Alma mater Stella Adler Studio of Acting Occupation Actor, director and producer Years active 1959–present Home town Manhattan, New York Spouse Diahnne Abbott (m. 1976–1988) Grace Hightower (m. 1997) Children 6 (including Drena De Niro) Parents Robert De Niro, Sr. Virginia Admiral