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Benigni, Roberto

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Born: 1952 AD
Currently alive, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Actors, Director, Writers

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1952 - Born on the 27th of October in Misericordia, province of Arezzo, Italy. Italian actor, movie director, and screenwriter.

 

1972 - His first experiences as theatre actor began in Prato.

 

         - Moved to Rome where he took part in some experimental theatre spectacles.

 

1975 - Benigni met his first theatrical success with Cioni Mario di Gaspare fu Giulia.

 

1977 - Starred in the film Berlinguer ti voglio bene by Giuseppe Bertolucci.

 

1983 - Directed the movie Tu mi turbi (You upset me).

 

1984 - Played in Non ci resta che piangere ("Nothing left to do but cry").

 

1986 - Benigni starred in the film by American director Jim Jarmusch "In Down By Law" as Bob.

 

1991 - In Night on Earth where he plays a cabbie in Rome.

 

1993 - He starred in Son of the Pink Panther, directed by veteran Blake Edwards.

 

1998 - Co-wrote, directed, and starred in movie "Life Is Beautiful" (also "La Vita e bella"as Guido Orefice)

 

2001 - He directed Pinocchio, one of the most costly films of Italian cinema.

 

2003 - Starred in the first of Jarmusch's series of short films, Coffee and Cigarettes.

 

2005 - Benigni's latest film is La tigre e la neve (The Tiger and the Snow), about the Iraq War.

 

         - On 15th of October, he performed an impromptu strip tease on Italy's most watched evening news program.


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