Daniele Formica

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Daniele Formica
Born (1949-06-10)10 June 1949
Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
Died 1 February 2011(2011-02-01) (aged 61)
Bassano del Grappa, Veneto, Italy
Occupation Actor, voice artist, theatre director and playwright

Daniele Formica (10 June 1949 – 1 February 2011) was an Irish–Italian actor, voice artist, theatre director and playwright.


Born in Drogheda, County Louth, in Ireland, the son of an Irish violinist and an Italian maid, Formica studied at Trinity College, Dublin, then made his stage debut in the early seventies in Rabelais by Jean-Louis Barrault.[1]

In 1973 he moved to Italy where he joined the stage company of the Teatro Stabile dell'Aquila with whom he acted in Maschere by Carlo Goldoni; in those years he made his first appearances in films and TV dramas.[1] He obtained his major successes in the 1980s, taking part to a number of important TV shows, then, from the 1990s, he focused on theatre.[2] He died at 61 of pancreatic cancer.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Morto l'attore Daniele Formica". Tgcom. 2 Feb 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Morto l'attore e regista Daniele Formica". Corriere della Sera. 2 Feb 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 

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