Alessandro Nivola

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Alessandro Nivola was born on June 28, 1972 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Many Saints of Newark (2021), American Hustle (2013) and Disobedience (2017). He has been married to Emily Mortimer since January 3, 2003. They have two children. See full bio »

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The Many Saints of Newark Dickie Moltisanti
American Hustle Anthony Amado
Disobedience Dovid Kuperman
Face/Off Pollux Troy


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  Fever (announced)
Dave Barbour (rumored)
 2023 The Big Cigar (TV Mini Series) (filming)
Bert Schneider
- Episode #1.1 (2023) ... Bert Schneider
 2022 Amsterdam
Detective Hiltz
 2022 Spin Me Round
 2021 The Many Saints of Newark
Dickie Moltisanti
 2021 With/In: Volume 2 (segment "Neighborhood Watch")
 2020 Black Narcissus (TV Mini Series)
Mr Dean
- Episode #1.3 (2020) ... Mr Dean
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... Mr Dean
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... Mr Dean
 2019 The Red Sea Diving Resort
Sammy Navon
 2019 Chimerica (TV Series)
Lee Berger
- Neither East nor West (2019) ... Lee Berger
- The Brace Position (2019) ... Lee Berger
- Gray Areas (2019) ... Lee Berger
- Kodak Ergo Sum (2019) ... Lee Berger
 2019 The Art of Self-Defense
 2017/I Weightless
 2017 Disobedience
Dovid Kuperman
 2017 You Were Never Really Here
Governor Williams
 2017 The Wizard of Lies (TV Movie)
Mark Madoff
 2017 One Percent More Humid
 2016 The Neon Demon
Roberto Sarno (uncredited)
 2015 Doll & Em (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (2015) ... John
- Episode #2.5 (2015) ... John
- Episode #2.4 (2015) ... John
- Episode #2.3 (2015) ... John
 2015 Day Out of Days
 2014 Selma
John Doar
 2014 A Most Violent Year
Peter Forente
 2013 American Hustle
Anthony Amado
 2013 Devil's Knot
Terry Hobbs
 2012 Ginger & Rosa
 2010 Janie Jones
Ethan Brand
 2010 Howl
Luther Nichols
 2009 Coco Before Chanel
Boy Capel
 2008 Who Do You Love
Leonard Chess
 2008 $5 a Day
Ritchie Flynn Parker
 2008 The Eye
Dr. Paul Faulkner
 2007 The Girl in the Park
 2007 The Company (TV Mini Series)
Leo Kritzky / Le capitaine Duval
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Le capitaine Duval
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Leo Kritzky
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Leo Kritzky
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Leo Kritzky
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Leo Kritzky
 2007 Goal II: Living the Dream
Gavin Harris
 2007 Grace Is Gone
John Phillips
 2006 The Darwin Awards
Ad Exec
 2005 Goal! The Dream Begins
Gavin Harris
 2005 Turning Green
Bill the Bookie
 2005 The Sisters
Andrew Prior
 2005 Junebug
 2004 The Clearing
Tim Hayes
 2003/I Carolina
Albert Morris
 2002 Imprint (Short)
 2002 Laurel Canyon
Ian McKnight
 2001 Jurassic Park III
Billy Brennan
 2000 Timecode
Joey Z
 2000 Love's Labour's Lost
The King
 1999 Mansfield Park
Henry Crawford
 1999 Best Laid Plans
 1998 Reach the Rock
 1998/I I Want You
 1997 The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery (TV Movie)
 1997 Face/Off
Pollux Troy
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts
Peter Vanlaningham
 1996 Emma (TV Movie)
Mr Dixon (uncredited)
 1996 The Ring (TV Movie)
 1996 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Paul Rice
- Valentino Speaks! (1996) ... Paul Rice
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(July ?? to August 15, 1999) "As You Like It," written by William Shakespeare, and directed by Barry Edelstein; with Gwyneth Paltrow (portraying Rosalind), Lea DeLaria (portraying Audrey), Mark Linn-Baker (portraying Touchstone), Michael Cumpsty (portraying Jaques), Alessandro Nivola (portraying Orlando), and with John Ellison ... See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)


Emily Mortimer  (2 children)


Nivola, Samuel John | See more »


Nivola, Pietro


Nivola, Adrian (sibling)

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[on indie vs. mainstream films] The only thing is that on a small movie you don't have to wait around very long to shoot your scenes, but then when you shoot them they don't spend very much time with them. On a big movie you wait for hours and days to actually do your bit, but then when it comes, with some exceptions, you tend to be able to spend more time doing it and over it. And I don't know, ... See more »


Attended Phillips Exeter Academy high school. See more »



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