Edoardo Leo

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Edoardo Leo
Edoardo Leo.jpg
Born21 April 1972 (1972-04-21) (age 48)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, director
Years active1995-present
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)

Edoardo Leo (born 21 April 1972) is an Italian actor, director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Rome, Leo, a graduate in Literature and Philosophy from the Sapienza University of Rome, started attending acting courses at young age and made his professional debut in 1995, in the TV-movie La luna rubata.[1] He had his breakout in 2003, with the role of Marcello in the TV-series Un medico in famiglia.[1]

In 2009, Leo debuted as screenwriter and director with the road movie 18 Years Later, which got him some awards at several international film festivals, a nomination at David di Donatello for Best New Director and a nomination for a Nastro d'Argento in the same category.[1] In 2014 he received the Nino Manfredi Prize at the Silver Ribbon Awards.[2] His 2015 film The Legendary Giulia and Other Miracles won the David di Donatello of the Youth and the Nastro d'Argento for best comedy film.[3][4]

Filmography[edit]

Films
Year Title Role Notes
1997 La classe non è acqua Marco Talenti Feature film debut
1998 Grazie di tutto Marzio
2002 La collezione invisibile Mario
2003 People of Rome Himself Documentary film
2004 Tutto in quella notte Davide
City Limits Lorenzo Corsi
2005 Taxi Lovers Massimo
2007 Scrivilo sui muri Lover Cameo appearance
2008 L'anno mille Commandante
Billo - Il grand Dakhaar Inmate Cameo appearance
2010 18 Years Later Mirko Debut as a director and screenwriter
2011 Escort in Love Barman Cameo appearance
2012 Ci vediamo a casa Franco
Viva l'Italia Marco
To Rome with Love Journalist Cameo appearance
2013 Buongiorno papà Paolo Also director
The Move of The Penguin Bruno Also writer
2014 Tutta colpa di Freud Roberto
Do You Remember Me? Roberto Marino Also writer
Pane e Burlesque Vincenzo
I Can Quit Whenever I Want Pietro Zinni
2015 The Legendary Giulia and Other Miracles Fausto Also writer
Them Who? David
2016 Perfect Strangers Cosimo
Che vuoi che sia Claudio Also director and writer
2017 I Can Quit Whenever I Want: Masterclass Pietro Zinni
I Can Quit Whenever I Want: Ad Honorem
2018 Io c'è Massimo Alberti Also writer
2019 All You Need Is Crime Renatino
Gli uomini d'oro Il Lupo
The Lion King Timon (voice) Italian dub
The Goddess of Fortune Alessandro Marchetti
2020 18 Presents Alessio
Ritorno al crimine Renatino Post-production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1996 I ragazzi del muretto Angelo Italian TV Series; episode: "Vincere"
1997 L'avvocato Porta Vincenzo Italian TV Series; 4 episodes
1998 Il maresciallo Rocca Piero Cambi Italian TV Series; episode: "Enigma Finale"
1999 Operazione Odissea Vincenzo "Achille" Marano Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
2001–2004 Un medico in famiglia Marcello Italian TV Series; 11 episodes
2002 Don Matteo Franco Lodati Italian TV Series; episode: "Scandalo in città"
Il bello delle donne Ivan Italian TV Series; episode: "Agosto"
Ma il portiere non c'è mai? Otello Italian TV Series; 12 episodes
2003 Blindati Lidiano Cruciani Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
2004 La tassista Edoardo Italian TV Series; 3 episodes
2005 Ho sposato un calciatore Vito Palma Italian TV Miniseries; 4 episodes
2006 Lo zio d'America Fabio Italian TV Series; 3 episodes
2007 Caterina e le sue figlie Roby Italian TV Series; 6 episodes
Liberi di giocare Carlo Mariani Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
2008–2010 Romanzo criminale - La serie Nembo Kid Italian TV Series; 15 episodes
2009 Crimini Luca Italian TV Series; episode: "Mork & Mindy"
I Cesaroni Stefano Italian TV Series; 2 episodes
2011 Il signore della truffa Angelo Mazzola Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
Dov'è mia figlia? Marco Valle Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
Baciati dall'amore Stefano Malvolti Italian TV Series; 6 episodes
2012 Titanic: Blood and Steel Andrea French TV Series; 8 episodes
2018 Dopo Festival Himself Host
2019 Ognuno è perfetto Ivan De Simone Italian TV Series; 6 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Roberta Montella. "Edoardo Leo: Un artista completo". MyMovies. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  2. ^ Giuseppe Fantasia (30 June 2014). "Nastri d'Argento 2014: a Taormina trionfa Paolo Virzì". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  3. ^ Simona Santoni (12 June 2015). "David di Donatello 2015, i vincitori: trionfa Anime nere". Panorama. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  4. ^ Redazione (28 June 2015). "Nastri d'argento 2015: tutti i vincitori". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 14 August 2015.

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