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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 55 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Life Is Beautiful
(1997)
Pinocchio
Pinocchio Pinocchio
(2002)
The Monster
The Monster Loris
(1994)
The Tiger and the Snow
The Tiger and the Snow Attilio de Giovanni
(2005)

Filmography

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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
Maestro
 1979 Ma che cos'è questo amore (TV Mini-Series)
 1979 Seeking Asylum
Roberto
 1979 Luna
Upholsterer
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

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.

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Bob Benigni

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

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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Trivia:

After leading a crowd of thousand in Rome, protesting against Silvio Berlusconi's government's decision to cut state arts funding by 35 percent, he hijacked the opening credits of Italy's most watched news show, removed his shirt to drape it over the anchorman's shoulders and announced "Berlusconi had resigned!" the next day (15 September 2005). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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