He knows that when he enters a room, his reputation precedes him. At age 74, with a long and legendary career behind him, he's well aware that he can easily intimidate people. They look at him and see Michael Corleone from "The Godfather," Sonny Wortzik from "Dog Day Afternoon," Tony Montana from "Scarface," Ricky Roma from "Glengarry Glen Ross." Eight Oscar nominations and one win. Two Tonys. Two Emmys. He's Al Pacino!
He knows all of this. He feels it every day. And yet, even after all these years, it still somehow seems to surprise him.