Marco Zunino

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Marco Zunino
Birth name Marco Aurelio Zunino Costa
Born 12 November 1976
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Nationality Peruvian
Field Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Marco Aurelio Zunino Costa (born 12 November 1976) is a Peruvian film, television and stage actor and singer-songwriter. In his country has starred in the musicals Jesucristo Superstar, Cabaret, Rent and Amor sin barreras (West Side Story). Zunino debuted on Broadway, starring as Billy Flynn in Chicago, in the Ambassador Theatre (New York).[1][2][3]

Early years[edit]

Zunino Costa was born on 12 November 1976 in Ponce, Puerto Rico.[4] His parents had migrated to Puerto Rico from Peru due to the agrarian reform. His parents returned to Peru when Zunino Costa was 8 months old.[5] Zunino Costa is of Peruvian ancestry via his father. He studied at Colegio Italiano Antonio Raimondi de La Molina.[6]

Zunino is graduate of the Circle in the Square Theatre School.

Theatre[edit]

Zunino in 2011.
List of credits in theatre as an actor
Year Title Role Notes
1991 Rock, pelagatos y la otra piel N/A
1997 A Chorus Line Al
1998 La manzana prohibida Juan Carlos
1999 Into the Woods N/A Circle in the Square Theatre School
Mysterious Man N/A Circle in the Square Theatre School
2000 Romeo y Julieta Romeo Montesco Lead role
2002 El musical Various roles
2004 La novicia rebelde Rolf
2005 La corporación Roger
Mis favoritas de Broadway Performer Recital
2006 Jesucristo Superstar Jesús Lead role
2007 El jardín secreto Dickon
2008 Don Quijote de la Mancha, el musical Sansón Carrasco
Il Duce El rey
Arsénico y encaje antiguo Mortimer Brewster October 9—December 14
2009 Cabaret Emcee May 13—June 21
October 1—October 31
2010 El musical 2010 Varios roles May 12—June 27
¡Grántico, pálmani, zum! Golmodi Children's show
Rent Roger Davis Lead role
2011 Amor sin barreras (West Side Story) Tony Wycek Lead role
June 2—July 10
2012 Chicago Billy Flynn Ambassador Theatre, New York
January 16—March 4
Chicago Billy Flynn Teatro Municipal de Lima
June 7—July 22
Chicago Billy Flynn Teatro Marsano
2013 The Boy from Oz Peter Allen Lead role

Filmography[edit]

List of television credits as an actor
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Canela Bruno
1996 Cuchillo y Malú
1997 Torbellino Marco
Leonela, muriendo de amor Willy
1998 Cosas del amor Pablo
Andrea, tiempo de amar Renzo Lead role
1999 Isabella, mujer enamorada
2003 Alias Hotel Manager Episode: "A Missing Link"
2005 Nunca te diré adiós
Viento y arena Giovanni
2005—2006 Decisiones Various roles Episode "Una vida prestada"
Episode "Ciega pasión"
Episode "Detrás de la apariencia"
Episode "Juegos del destino"
Episode "La mejor de las venganzas"
Episode "Mi esposa por tu mamá"
Episode "Pasión a escondidas"
Episode "Un amor imposible"
Episode "Un largo verano"
Episode "Un precio demasiado alto"
2006 Esta sociedad Daniel Rodríguez-Ugarteche
2007 Golpe a golpe Piero Antagonist
2008 Esta sociedad 2 Daniel Rodríguez-Ugarteche
2008—2009 Los Barriga Carlos Alberto Irazábal Antagonist
2009 Clave uno: médicos en alerta Patient Guest star
2010—present Al fondo hay sitio Leonardo Rizo-Patrón
List of television credits as himself
Year Title Role Notes
1993—1995 Nubeluz Golmodi
2008 Bailando por un sueño Contestant Second season. Winner.
Bailando por un sueño: reyes de la pista Contestant 4° place
2009 El show de los sueños: amigos del alma Contestant 5° place
2010 El gran show Guest judge July 31
August 7
List of film credits as an actor
Year Title Role Notes
2007 La gran sangre: la película Rocha's henchman
2008 Ojos de fuego
Valentino y el clan del can Bones/Anthony Voice
Mañana te cuento 2
2011 Bolero de noche

Discography[edit]

Year Song Album Notes
2009 «Ser diferente» N/A Feat. José Val.
«¡Despierta, es navidad!» La Navidad de tus sueños Feat. El show de los sueños artists.
2010 «Para siempre» N/A Al fondo hay sitio

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Title Award Nominated work Result
2012 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards Favorite Replacement[7] Chicago Pre-nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marco Zunino on His Sex-Symbol Status and Speaking Spanish in Chicago". Broadway.com. 
  2. ^ "Peruano Marco Zunino se adueña de "Chicago" en Broadway" (in spanish). Univisión. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  3. ^ "Photo Coverage: Marco Zunino Joins CHICAGO!". Broadwayworld. Retrieved 2012-01-17. 
  4. ^ Conociendo a Marco Zunino. 15&Teens. 9 October 2012. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  5. ^ Zunino: Si solo quisiéramos hacer teatro, cine o TV nos moriríamos de hambre. La República. 4 September 2011. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  6. ^ Quemarropa: Marco Zunin. Revista Caretas. Retrieved 20 May 2010.
  7. ^ «Marco Zunino fue nominado a importante premio de Broadway» El Comercio Perú. Consultado el 30-03-12.

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