Marco Leonardi

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Marco Leonardi
Born (1971-11-14) November 14, 1971 (age 47)

Marco Leonardi (born November 14, 1971) is an Italian actor.

Leonardi was born in Australia to Italian parents. He moved to Italy at the age of four and at 17 starred in the acclaimed Italian film Cinema Paradiso (1988). He later starred in the Mexican movie Like Water for Chocolate (1992). He has made several movies in the United States, including Once Upon a Time in Mexico and From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (2000). Other appearances include the Canadian film The Five Senses (1999).

Leonardi was engaged to Mexican actress Lumi Cavazos from 1991 to 1999.[citation needed] Leonardi lived in Los Angeles for 10 years before returning to Italy. He is married with two children.




  • Villa Maltraversi, directed by Fabrizio Laurenti (1993) - TV movie
  • Pensando all'Africa, directed by Ruggero Deodato (1998) - TV miniseries
  • Elisa di Rivombrosa, directed by Cinzia Torrini (2003) - TV series
  • Don Matteo 4, directed by Andrea Barzini and Giulio Base (2004) - TV series - Episode: "Vacche Grasse, vacche magre"
  • San Pietro, directed by Giulio Base (2005) - TV miniseries
  • Il capo dei capi, directed by Enzo Monteleone and Alexis Sweet (2007) - TV miniseries
  • L'ultimo padrino, directed by Marco Risi (2008) - TV miniseries

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