Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. is an American actor, producer, and director who holds both American and Italian citizenship. He is best known for his roles in numerous films, such as young Vito Corleone in The Godfather franchise, Travis Bickle in the 1976 thriller film Taxi Driver, Jimmy Conway in the 1990 crime drama film Goodfellas, and Jack Byrnes in the Meet the Parents film trilogy. He also voiced Don Lino, the main antagonist of DreamWorks' Shark Tale.
- He is mentioned in; Recess: School's Out, when one of Dr. Benedict's Guards compares the acting abilities of Kojak (who has disguised himself as Principal Prickly) to that of Rober De Niro.
- He was considered for the role of Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit along with Tim Curry, John Cleese, Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Robin Williams, Eddie Deezen, Sting, Jon Pertwee, John Lithgow, Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Gabriel Byrne, Tim Robbins, Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Richard Gere, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino, Ron Perlman, and Jeff Goldblum.