22 June 1973 |
Giorgio Pasotti (born 22 June 1973) is an Italian actor and former martial arts athlete.
Life and career
Born in Bergamo, Pasotti started performing martial arts at very young age, practicing karate and kobudo and becoming European and World champion of wushu. A five languages speaker, between 1994 and 1996 he lived in China, where, while studying at the Beijing Sport University, he made his film debut in American Shaolin and appeared in several other martial arts films.
Back in Italy, Pasotti continued his film career appearing in art films, blockbusters, television series and commercials. In 2005 he was appointed Shooting Star at the Berlin International Film Festival. The same year, he was nominated at David di Donatello for Best Actor for his performance in After Midnight.
- Drunken Master III (1994)
- Ecco fatto (1998)
- The Last Kiss (2001)
- After Midnight (2004)
- To Sleep Next To Her (2004)
- The Roses of the Desert (2006)
- Baciami ancora (2010)
- The Great Beauty (2013)
- Nicoletta Dose. "Giorgio Pasotti. Volevo solo recitare un po'...". MyMovies. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
- Giorgio Dell'Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN 9788831795999.
- "Berlino, Giorgio Pasotti è la 'Shooting star' italiana". La Repubblica. 2005-01-13. Retrieved 1 March 2014.
- "David 2005, la festa del cinema italiano Grande sfida Ozpetek-Veronesi". La Repubblica. 22 April 2005. Retrieved 6 March 2014.