|Born||22 October 1984|
Luca Marinelli (born 22 October 1984) is an Italian actor.
He is best known for the roles of Guido in Every Blessed Day (2012), Andrea in The Great Beauty (2013), Cesare in Don't Be Bad (2015), The Gipsy in They Call Me Jeeg (2016), the title character of Martin Eden (2019), Nicky in The Old Guard (2020), and the title character of Diabolik (2021).
Born in Rome, Luca Marinelli is the son of actor and voice actor Eugenio Marinelli, and the nephew of actress and voice actress Sonia Scotti. He enrolled at the Silvio D'Amico National Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating in 2009. Occasionally appearing on stage since 2006, his breakout role was Mattia, the leading character in the Saverio Costanzo's 2010 drama film The Solitude of Prime Numbers. In 2013 he was appointed EFP Shooting Star at the Berlin International Film Festival for his performance in Paolo Virzì's Every Blessed Day. Marinelli also played a supporting role in the Academy Award-winning drama The Great Beauty by Paolo Sorrentino.
For his role of Cesare in Claudio Caligari's final film Don't Be Bad, he won the Pasinetti Award for Best Actor at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival.
In 2016 he won the Nastro d'Argento and David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actor for They Call Me Jeeg, and in 2019 he won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor for his portrayal of the titular character Martin Eden at the 76th Venice International Film Festival. He also played the antagonist Primo in the 2018 TV series Trust, and starred as Nicky in the Netflix film The Old Guard. In 2018 he portrayed the Italian singer-songwriter Fabrizio De André in Fabrizio De André: Principe libero.
He starred as Diabolik in the 2021 film based on the comics series.
|Denotes works that have not yet been released|
|2010||The Solitude of Prime Numbers||Mattia Balossino (adult)|
|2011||The Last Man on Earth||Roberta|
|2012||Every Blessed Day||Guido Caselli|
|Mary of Nazareth||Joseph||Television film|
|2013||The Great Beauty||Andrea|
|2015||Il mondo fino in fondo||Loris|
|Don't Be Bad||Cesare|
|They Call Me Jeeg||Fabio|
|2016||A Dangerous Fortune||Mickey Miranda||Television film|
|2017||Il padre d'Italia||Paolo|
|Let Yourself Go||Ettore|
|Rainbow: A Private Affair||Milton|
|2018||Fabrizio De André: Principe libero||Fabrizio De André|
|2019||Martin Eden||Martin Eden|
|2020||The Old Guard||Nicolò di Genova (Nicky)|
|2022||The Eight Mountains||Pietro|
|TBA||The Old Guard 2||Nicky||Post-production|
|2005||Ricomincio da me||TV series; 2 episodes|
|2008||I Cesaroni||Male friend||TV series; episode 2x09|
|Provaci ancora prof!||Fabrizio||TV series; episode 3x06|
|2009||Butta la luna||TV series; episode 2x02|
|2018||Trust||Primo||FX miniseries; 8 episodes|
|TBA||M. Son of the Century||Benito Mussolini||TV series|
Awards and nominations
|Ciak d'oro||2016||They Call Me Jeeg||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|David di Donatello||2013||Every Blessed Day||Best Actor in a Leading Role||Nominated|
|2016||Don't Be Bad||Nominated|
|2016||They Call Me Jeeg||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Won|
|2019||Fabrizio De André: Principe libero||Best Actor in a Leading Role||Nominated|
|Globo d'Oro (Italian Golden Globe)||2012||Every Blessed Day||Best Actor||Nominated|
|2017||Il padre d'Italia||Best Actor||Nominated|
|2018||Rainbow: A Private Affair||Best Actor||Won[i]|
|2020||Martin Eden||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Nastro d'Argento||2012||Every Blessed Day||Best Actor||Nominated|
|2016||They Call Me Jeeg||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|2017||Il padre d'Italia||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Venice International Film Festival||2015||Don't Be Bad||Pasinetti Award for Best Actor||Won|
|2019||Martin Eden||Volpi Cup for Best Actor||Won|
|Vittorio Gassman Award||2015||Don't Be Bad||Best Actor||Won|
^[i] Ex-aequo with Toni Servillo for The Girl in the Fog.
- ^ a b Luca Volpe. "Luca Marinelli Il Mattia de La solitudine dei numeri primi". MyMovies. Retrieved 28 February 2014.
- ^ Adam Dawtrey (26 January 2013). "Marinelli's talents on display in 'Day'". Variety. Retrieved 28 February 2014.
- ^ Anderson, Ariston (7 September 2019). "Venice: Todd Phillips' 'Joker' Wins Golden Lion, Roman Polanski Wins Silver Lion". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
- ^ "Martin Eden's lead will suit up in leather for a Diabolik remake". Little White Lies. 9 October 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
- ^ "Diabolik con Luca Marinelli in sale il 31 dicembre" (in Italian). ANSA. 1 September 2020. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
- ^ Rajput, Priyanca (23 September 2022). "Netflix's The Old Guard 2 wraps filming in Rome". KFTV.com.
- ^ Yossman, K. J. (18 October 2022). "Luca Marinelli Cast as Mussolini in Joe Wright Series 'M. Son of the Century'". Variety. Retrieved 25 October 2022.
- ^ "Accademia del Cinema Italiano - Premi David di Donatello".
- ^ "Globo d'oro al miglior attore - Globo d'Oro della Stampa Estera". 7 May 2020.
- ^ "7 Nomination per 'Volevo Nascondermi'". 19 June 2020.
- 1984 births
- Male actors from Rome
- Italian male stage actors
- Italian male film actors
- Italian male television actors
- Living people
- 21st-century Italian male actors
- People of Apulian descent
- Accademia Nazionale di Arte Drammatica Silvio D'Amico alumni
- David di Donatello winners
- Volpi Cup for Best Actor winners
- Italian actor stubs