Edoardo Leo

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Edoardo Leo
Edoardo Leo.jpg
Born21 April 1972 (1972-04-21) (age 47)
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]

Selected filmography[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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