In what film before Taxi Driver (1976) did Robert DeNiro play a cabdriver? July 27, 2020February 28, 2012 by Pamela Landy Robert DeNiro had a bit part as a gypsy cabdriver in Jennifer On My Mind (1971) before Taxi Driver. Related Answers What part does Martin Scorsese play in Taxi Driver (1976)? How many people are killed in Taxi Driver (1976)? What was Piper Laurie’s last film before her role as Carrie’s insane mother in Carrie (1976)? What was the name of the cab company on the TV series “Taxi” (ABC, 1978-83)? How many movies did Sylvester Stallone appear in before Rocky (1976)? What was Richard Henry Dana doing before he shipped out as a sailor in the voyage recounted in Two Years Before the Mast (1840)?