10 June 1949|
Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
|Died||1 February 2011
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.
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. 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. He died at 61 of pancreatic cancer.
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