His most memorable role was as a fictional mobster in the Godfather film trilogy (1972 to 1990), but Al Pacino has not done too badly playing figures from real life too.
There was his Oscar-nominated turn in Serpico (1973), about a New York policeman exposing corruption in the force; his Emmy-and Golden Globe-winning role in You Don't Know Jack (2010), about assisted-suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian; and his performance as the murderous record producer Phil Spector in the 2013 television film of the same name.
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