Quotes about Robert De Niro by Harold Ramis, Michael Biehn, Emily Meade, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Mohanlal, Justin Timberlake and many others.
‘Analyze This’ is a good movie because Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal are really good. But without the material to put on the play, of course, they couldn’t be good. For me, it starts with the writing. I always think that the writer is doing the vast majority of the director’s work, in a sense.
I saw ‘Taxi Driver,’ and ‘Taxi Driver’ kind of saved my life. The scene where Robert De Niro is looking at himself in the mirror saying, ‘You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? Who the hell else are you talkin’ to?’ That’s the scene that changed my life by changing my attitude about acting.
Growing up, I always looked up to males or comedians such as Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro. I also love Lucille Ball, from the show ‘I Love Lucy.’
Did Robert De Niro actually look like Al Capone in ‘The Untouchables?’ Or did Van Kilmer look like Jim Morrison in ‘The Doors?’ No. It’s the core, the essence of the personality that matters.
Robert de Niro is my favourite actor.
Sometimes a producer and an artist get together and they make magic like Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson. As far as my own music career – you could liken my chemistry with Timbaland to Marty Scorsese and Robert De Niro.
In my twenties, I thought I was Robert De Niro and I invested all of myself in my acting. But, as I’ve got older, I’ve calmed down a bit. I’ve thrown my game plan out of the window.
I shoot a lot of film – that’s one of the things I try to do, and it’s one of the things I learned how to do with Robert De Niro on ‘Men of Honor.’
I remember the first time I saw Robert De Niro at a party. I didn’t want to run over and shake his hand. I wanted to admire him from a distance. Later, I ended up making a movie with him, and that was fantastic.
I was thrilled to work opposite Carl Reiner and Robert De Niro. Mr. Reiner was very chatty and delightful, but I learned that if you want Robert De Niro to like you, don’t speak at all, and he’ll be friendly to you.
The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro, like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act.
I will never be a Robert De Niro or Meryl Streep, the kind of actor that disappears into a role.
If you are handed something, it’s a blessing and a curse. Look at hip hop artists, they produced everything themselves. Even people like Robert De Niro are getting into production. Again, it’s art vs. marketing. Not everyone can take the risk. You have to break a few eggs to make a good omelet.
Robert De Niro… I had a chance to meet him, and I hope to get to work with him one day.
I grew up watching Marlon Brando, Christopher Walken, Robert de Niro, and Al Pacino and even Robert Duvall and was impressed by their caliber of work.
My business partner Robert De Niro knows a lot about hotels; he opened the Greenwich Hotel in New York City.
When I was coming up, everybody wanted to be Tom Hanks. There was always Robert De Niro and Al Pacino – they were the heavily dramatic stuff. I always had a foot in both camps. The hardest thing was to resist the advice to be like someone else. It took me a while to figure that out.