Luca Marinelli

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Luca Marinelli
Luca Marinelli after the European Shooting Stars Award Ceremony (cropped).jpg
Luca Marinelli at the European Shooting Stars Award in 2013
Born Luca Marinelli
(1984-10-22) October 22, 1984 (age 32)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actor

Luca Marinelli (born October 22, 1984) is an Italian actor.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Rome, Marinelli enrolled at the Silvio D'Amico National Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating in 2009.[1] Pretty active 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.[1] In 2013 he was appointed EFP Shooting Star at the Berlin International Film Festival for his performance in Paolo Virzì's Every Blessed Day.[2]

He won the David di Donatello and the Nastro d'Argento for his supporting role as the antagonist Fabio "The Gipsy" in the Italian superhero film They Call Me Jeeg.


Year Title Notes
2010 The Solitude of Prime Numbers
2011 The Last Man on Earth
2011 Waves
2011 Nina
2012 Mary of Nazareth
2012 Every Blessed Day Nominated—David di Donatello for Best Actor
Nominated—Nastro d'Argento for Best Actor
Nominated—Italian Golden Globe for Best Actor
2013 The Great Beauty
2015 Il mondo fino in fondo
2015 Don't Be Bad Pasinetti Award for Best Actor
Vittorio Gassman Award for Best Actor
Nominated—David di Donatello for Best Actor
2016 They Call Me Jeeg David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actor
Nastro d'Argento for Best Supporting Actor
Golden Ciak for Best Supporting Actor
2017 Il padre d'Italia Pending—Nastro d'Argento for Best Actor
Pending—Italian Golden Globe for Best Actor


  1. ^ a b Luca Volpe. "Luca Marinelli Il Mattia de La solitudine dei numeri primi". MyMovies. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Adam Dawtrey (January 26, 2013). "Marinelli’s talents on display in ‘Day’". Variety. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 

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