Maurizio Casagrande

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Maurizio Casagrande
Maurizio Casagrande.jpg
Born4 November 1961 (1961-11-04) (age 57)
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)

Maurizio Casagrande (born 4 November 1961) is an Italian actor and film and stage director.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Naples, the son of the actor and director Antonio, Casagrande studied as a baritone at the Conservatorio di San Pietro a Majella and studied piano, jazz drums and guitar at the Liceo Musicale Bellini in his hometown.[1] Graduated in acting from the Bottega Teatrale del Mezzogiorno, he is mainly active on stage, working intensively with Vincenzo Salemme since 1992.[1] He made his film debut in the late 1990s in a number of Salemme's comedy films, which gave him an almost immediate popularity.[1] After directing a number of stage works,[1] he made his feature film directorial debut in 2012, with the comedy Una donna per la vita.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b c d Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli artisti : Vol. 3, Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.
  2. ^ "Cinema: Maurizio Casagrande diventa regista". Ansa. 11 March 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Se lo stalking fa ridere". Il Sole 24 Ore. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2015.

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