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5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
Politics do affect the Academy. The producers of
Life Is Beautiful
had the support of a much bigger studio machine and at the same time Benigni would host private dinners: Elizabeth Taylor
, come and meet Roberto Benigni
... you know. And the studio throws a lot of money around promoting him. That sounds like sour grapes, but it's not. It's just the way it is.
After graduating from Regis High School, an all-male Jesuit school in Manhattan, he studied philosophy at Columbia University.