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Robert De Niro with his father, Robert De Niro Sr., who was gay. #LGBT Read more: http://www.people.com/article/robert-deniro-gay-dad-in-out-magazine

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Robert De Niro was born in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York, the son of Virginia Admiral, a painter/poet & Robert Sr., an abstract expressionist painter/sculptor. His dad was of Italian/Irish descent, while his mother was of Dutch, English, French, German, and Irish ancestry. His Italian great-grandparents, Giovanni De Niro and Angelina Mercurio, emigrated from Ferrazzano, Molise; his paternal grandmother, Helen O'Reilly, was the granddaughter of Edward O'Reilly, an immigrant from…

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Robert De Niro, Sr. (May 3, 1922 – May 3, 1993)[1] was an American abstract expressionist painter,

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Remembering the Artist, Robert De Niro Sr #rememberingtheartist #robertdenirosenior #documentary #contemporaryartist

Robert De Niro discusses his gay father's artistic legacy

Robert De Niro's Childhood Photos | ARTISTIC PROFILES | New York, just wanted to get everything down about him that we could," says De Niro of his film about his father. "It wasn't intended to be for anybody. It was for the family."

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Robert De Niro on Family and the Revelation His Father was Gay - Yahoo News His poor father was forced to live "in the closet" and was so unhappy. :( Also, I'd like to show this to all the religious folks who think gay parents have/raise gay kids, and therefore shouldn't be allowed to adopt or hire a surrogate. Robert De Niro is as straight as they come! Heck, he has a 2 year old baby and he's 70!