Gianmarco Tognazzi

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Gianmarco Tognazzi
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Born (1967-10-11) 11 October 1967 (age 49)
Occupation actor

Gianmarco Tognazzi (born 11 October 1967) is an Italian actor.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Rome, the son of actors Ugo Tognazzi and Franca Bettoia,[1] from his youth Tognazzi attended the film sets alongside his father, debuting in a small role in Marco Ferreri's Don't Touch the White Woman! (1974).[2] After some experiences as an assistant director, he graduated at the Institute of State for cinematography and television "Roberto Rossellini" in Rome.[2] In 1991 he won a Grolla d'oro for his performance in Emidio Greco's Una storia semplice.[2] He was also nominated to Nastro d'Argento twice, in 2000 as best actor for First Light of Dawn[3] and in 2006 in the supporting actor category for Romanzo Criminale.[4]

In the second half of 1980s Tognazzi had also some experiences as a television presenter, including the hosting of the 1989 edition of the Sanremo Music Festival.[1]


  1. ^ a b Giorgio Dell’Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN 9788831795999.
  2. ^ a b c Nicoletta Dose. "Gianmarco Tognazzi. Il destino nel nome". MyMovies. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "'Nastri d'argento', le candidature del 2000". La Repubblica. April 14, 2000. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "CINEMA: NASTRI D'ARGENTO, 10 NOMINATION PER 'ROMANZO CRIMINALE'". Adnkronos. January 14, 2006. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 

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