Rodrigo Lopresti

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Rodrigo Lopresti
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Born Rodrigo Nicholas Lopresti
( 1976-09-06) September 6, 1976 (age 40)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Residence Brooklyn, New York
Other names The Hermitt
Occupation Actor, musician, movie director
Website http://www.rodrigolopresti.com

Rodrigo Lopresti (born September 6, 1976) is an American actor, musician and movie director who lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Biography[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Rodrigo Lopresti was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the youngest of two children. Lopresti grew up in Miami, Florida. He graduated Miami Beach Senior High in 1995. Lopresti became the singer and guitar player of a surf-punk band called Garlands Room[1] in 1994. He released an album two years later under the name The Hermitt. He played most of the instruments in the 2003 release entitled & The Story of the Insects. Lopresti is also a painter.

Career[edit]

Lopresti got his start with a small role in the movie Dark Voices (2001), and since has appeared in several TV shows, Web Shorts, and commercials. He's also appeared in several movies, including Delirious (2006 film) and The Imperialists Are Still Alive!. His band, The Hermitt and two songs he wrote were featured in the movie The Last Days (2005 film). Lopresti won a 2006 Best Short Film Award at the Charlotte Film Festival for the movie "Lucia",[2] which he directed and played the lead role.[3] He also directed and starred in "You're Gonna Feel Funny After," a short movie written by Noah Buschel In 2011 he co-wrote, co-directed and starred in i'm not me his first feature as a director which was selected as part of the IFP lab of 2010 and Wroclaw's Gotham In Progress 11 projects of 2011.,[4] [5] He's also had roles in Bringing Rain, The Missing Person, and Neal Cassady.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role
2017 The Ningyo C. Marlowe
2017 Holy New York Hector
2016 4am Redmond And Meda Redmond
2016 Women Who Kill Jackson
2016 Vinyl Danny
2016 Blindspot Shawn Palmer
2015 The Challenger Pete the Cameraman
2013 A Song Still Inside Michael Hayes
2013 i'm not me Josh Morgan
2012 Blue Bloods Keith Daley
2010 The Imperialsists Are Still Alive! Eagle
2009 You're Gonna Feel Funny After Mike
2008 The Missing Person Carlos Clemente
2008 Last Call Francisco
2007 Neal Cassady Jim Maris
2006 Delirious Demo
2005 Lucia Andrew Lasky
2005 Last Days The Hermitt (Band in Club)
2003 Bringing Rain Reb Babbitt
2001 Dark Voices Diego

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.miaminewtimes.com/1997-10-16/music/the-young-and-the-rockless
  2. ^ http://www.charlottefilmfestival.org/2006/2006winners.htm
  3. ^ http://candelacreativegroup.com/v1/home.html
  4. ^ http://www.screendaily.com/news/production/wroclaws-gotham-in-progress-selects-11-projects/5033649.article
  5. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1367300/