That was over 31 years ago in 1990.
Today he is 78, and has starred in 143 movies in total, 102 since Awakenings was released.
In Awakenings, I think Robert De Niro looks:
Awakenings scores 7.6 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Robert De Niro's first acting role was as 'Client at the Diner (uncredited)' in Three Rooms in Manhattan, released in 1965 when he was 22.