57 wins & 42 nominations.
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You Disturb Me
Benigno (segments "Durante Cristo" and "In banca") / Roberto (segment "Angelo") / Soldier (segment "I due milliti")
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.
1 Print Biography |
5 Interviews |
14 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
[on winning the Best Actor Academy Award for Life Is Beautiful
(1997) after already accepting the Best Foreign Language Film award as its director] "Thank you. This is a terrible mistake, because I used up all my English!"
When the Ulivo party won the parliamentary elections, Benigni jumped on the stage and kissed Walter Veltroni
, one of the party's candidates.