Alfredo James “Al” Pacino is an American film actor, stage actor, and director. He is well known for playing mobsters in films. His best known roles include: Michael Corleone in The Godfather films, and Tony Montana in Scarface. He often appeared in films as a police officer, a detective, and lawyer. He won an Academy Award in a role as Frank Slade in the film, “Scent of a Woman”.