Caterina Murino Poster


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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 15 September 1977Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Caterina Murino was born on September 15, 1977, in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. In 1996 she took fourth place in the Miss Italy contest. Then she moved to Milan, where she began working as a model in commercials for MasterCard, Swatch, Mercedes-Benz and Nescafe, among other gigs. From 1999-2000 she studied acting at the Scuola di Cinema e Teatro di Francesca de Sapio in Italy.

In 1999 she made her acting debut in a stage production of "Richard III" and appeared in several Italian-language plays. In 2002 she began her film and television career with bit parts in Italian, German and French productions. Her breakthrough came in 2004, when she co-starred opposite Jean Reno in the French comedy L'enquête corse (2004).

She is trilingual, speaking French, English and Italian. She is a versatile actress and a good athlete. Her talents include singing, dancing tango, flamenco and oriental dances, as well as horseback riding. She co-starred as Solange, one of three Bond girls, opposite Daniel Craig in Casino Royale (2006).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Steve Shelokhonov (qv's & corrections by A. Nonymous)

Trivia (1)

Reached fourth place in Miss Italy contest. [1996]

Personal Quotes (9)

I do have ambition--I can dress up for a premiere, get in a limousine--but it's not my life. My life is wearing jeans and tennis shoes and traveling on the metro. I have to do that because otherwise my acting is going to be false.
I have a dream of re-creating the fantastic family I grew up in with my brother and my parents. I am lucky that I have such a good image of family life - my father and mother are still in love, still happy.
Modelling was not very satisfying for me. I came to London to model, and I fell in love with the theatre. I was eating yogurt every day so that I had the money to go to the theatre. I saw everything. It's still my dream to be on stage in London.
My favorite animal is the koala, but his life would be boring. I would rather be a giraffe so that I could contemplate the beauty of Africa.
Back in Rome I did some acting lessons and I realized I loved it more than anything else I had ever done before.
I never download anything; it's crazy! We must keep buying albums and DVDs.
I love all the shoe shops in Covent Garden. Laura Lee Jewelry on Monmouth Street for delicate gold jewelry. Every time I get a part in an English movie, I buy myself a piece of jewelry from there.
I don't go back home to Sardinia as much as I would like, just for Christmas and family events.
My parents wanted me to be a doctor, and they weren't very happy at the idea of me choosing acting as a career. Everyone in my family went to university--my older brother is a lawyer--but when they saw me for the first time at the theatre, they thought, "OK". They like it very much now.

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