The secrets behind Robert De Niro's best performances
The acclaimed actor turns 77 on August 17
Robert De Niro will be remembered as one of the greatest actors ever. The American star has already proved himself over the course of nearly eight decades, and he's not slowing down either, still churning out big performances in his late 70s.
It's high time you revisit what makes De Niro so incredible: his elaborate methods. The actor has been a pain on set for years, requesting silk underwear, bossing directors around, and using real bullets for Russian Roulette. Click on to revisit the craziest stories of De Niro's iconic career, and find out what makes his performances so pitch perfect.