[Watch] Al Pacino Reveals His Secret Acting Technique

It is important to point out that Pacino wasn’t always this successful. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Sal Pacino, divorced when he was young. His mother moved them into his grandparents’ house. Pacino found himself often repeating the plots and voices of characters he had seen in the movies, one of his favorite activities. Bored and unmotivated in school, the young Al Pacino found a haven in school plays, and his interest soon blossomed into a full-time career.

So how does Pacino do it? Well in an interview with the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Pacino revealed his best acting tips and his secret acting technique when it comes to acting in front of the camera as well as how to survive in Hollywood for not only years but for decades.