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Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni was born on October 27, 1952 in Manciano La Misericordia, Castiglion Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy as Roberto Remigio Benigni. He is an actor and writer, known for Life Is Beautiful (1997), The Monster (1994) and The Tiger and the Snow (2005). He has been married to Nicoletta Braschi since December 26, 1991. See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 50 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010 La commedia di Amos Poe (voice)
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Roberto (segment "Strange to Meet You")
 1991 Night on Earth
Driver - Rome
 1983 You Disturb Me
Benigno (segments "Durante Cristo" and "In banca") / Roberto (segment "Angelo") / Soldier (segment "I due milliti")
 1982 Morto Troisi, viva Troisi! (TV Movie)
L'amico d'infanzia anonimo / Himself
 1981 Il minestrone
 1979 Ma che cos'è questo amore (TV Mini-Series)
 1979 Seeking Asylum
 1979 Luna
 1979 Womanlight
Le barman du Clapsy's
 1979 Tigers in Lipstick
The Principal
 1976 Onda libera (TV Mini-Series)
Mario Cioni
 1972 Sorelle Materassi (TV Mini-Series)
Un giovanotto
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Un giovanotto
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Interviewed in "Directors Close Up: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film by the Directors Guild of America", ed. by Jeremy Kagan, Scarecrow Press, 2006.

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1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 14 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Bob Benigni


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

"I'm so happy that every organ in my body is moving in a very bad way."
  • said backstage at the Oscars after he won the Best Actor category.

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The first actor to win a Worst Actor Razzie for a non-English speaking role. See more »

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