4 February 1946 |
Villanova di Bagnacavallo, Ravenna
Ivano Marescotti (born 4 February 1946) is an Italian actor.
Life and career
Born in Villanova di Bagnacavallo, Ravenna, Marescotti long worked as a clerk in the urban sector of the Councillorship of Ravenna. He started acting just at 35 years old, first in local amateur stage works, then in some major stage companies.
In films, after some small film roles Marescotti had his breakout role in 1991 as Tobia the chemist in the Silvio Soldini's comedy film L'aria serena dell'ovest. From then Marescotti started appearing in dozens of films, usually in supporting roles, establishing himself as one of the most active character actors in the Italian cinema of the 1990s and 2000s. In recent years, he also took part to several international productions.