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Robert De Niro was happy to add another honor to his trophy cabinet Tuesday, even though he had no idea what it was.
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(PG-13 Language) De Niro’s commencement speech at NYU Tisch prepared 2015 grads for life as underdogs. You’ll start from the bottom… and you might be stuck there. On to the next one. Not the next milestone, but the next audition.
In his commencement speech to NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, the Oscar winning actor shared some brutal truths with the graduating photographers, actors, filmmakers and other creatives. “Tisch graduates, you made it… and you’re fcked,” said De Niro, comparing their unclear future to those who decided to study nursing, dentistry, business or law. “On [...]Show More Summary
In a moment of classic De Niro, the actor tells recent graduates "You're Fked" in his commencement speech. You're prepared for the world, but are you prepared for this speech? (via Twitter) Robert De Niro was brought to the podium at...Show More Summary
Most of Robert De Niro's iconic roles are foul-mouthed, often murderous men, and last week De Niro seized an opportunity to channel a bit of that attitude into his keynote speech to this year's graduating class at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. You can watch it here. "A new... More »
Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. When celebrities give college graduation speeches, their sentiments are usually encouraging. You know, stuff about working hard and following dreams, sprinkled with promises of eventual success. Not so in the case of Robert De Niro's recent, brilliant commencement speech at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Show More Summary
Robert De Niro grew up near the Tisch School of the Arts. He has made eight feature films with Martin Scorsese, Class of 1964, who met editor Thelma Schoonmaker at Tisch. On Friday, De Niro followed 2014 Tisch Commencement speaker Scorsese with a wonderful pep talk of his own. Show More Summary
Robert De Niro inspired some very talented art school graduates to dive into the world of anti-depressants, telling them they are "opening a door to a lifetime of rejection." It's the greatest commencement speech of the season for sure... De Niro…
Actors often insist it’s all about the script. But Friday at NYU, Robert De Niro also reminded that for great actors, it’s somethings all about Improv. Watching De Niro’s fantastic Tisch School for the Arts Commencement address, twoShow More Summary
As the Class of 2015 exits VMI, and the new Queens and Kings of Barracks take their place, a quick survey of higher ed and some commencement speeches are in order. First, Robert de Niro entertains the Tisch School of the Arts. Robert...Show More Summary
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New York Post Page Six, Robert De Niro to NYU Grads: ‘You’re F—ked’: Hollywood heavyweight Robert De Niro delivered a heavy dose of reality to graduates of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts — telling them, “You made it. And, you’re f–ked.”... Other NYU grads had brighter...
Anyone expecting a G-rated speech from Robert De Niro will be gravely disappointed after hearing the actor's commencement address to NYU's Tisch School of the Arts graduates on Friday (May 22)."Tisch graduates -- you made it and you're fed," the actor bluntly states after addressing the school's deans, faculty, and graduates' parents. Show More Summary
Robert De Niro addressed graduates of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts on Friday and, if the graduates were hoping for an inspiring message from the veteran actor, they were in for a shock. Mr. De Niro laid out the cold,...Show More Summary
Robert De Niro made a big statement at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts graduation ceremony on Friday (May 22)! “Tisch graduates, you made it. And, you’re f–ked,” the 71-year-old actor shared. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Robert De Niro He added, “You discovered a talent, developed an ambition, and recognized [...]
Robert De Niro held little back when delivering the commencement speech at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The veteran actor looked at those in attendance and told them very simply and...Show More Summary
In a brutally honest address, De Niro proceeded to tell the prospective artists and actors that unlike the graduates of the business or nursing schools, they face an uphill battle and almost certain unemployment.