Al Pacino will receive the 35th AFI Life Achievement Award at agala tribute in Los Angeles on Jun 7, 2007.

"Al Pacino is an icon of American film," HowardStringer, chair of the AFI board of trustees, said. "He has created someof the great characters in the movies Ð from Michael Corleone to Tony Montanato Roy Cohn."

Pacino won the Oscar for Scent Of A Woman in 1993 and has earned sevennominations. His credits include The Godfather series, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon,...And Justice For All,and Heat.

Previous recipients of the AFI Life Achievement Awardinclude Jack Nicholson, Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep RobertDe Niro, and George Lucas.