|Born||in Siena, Tuscany, Italy|
|Birth Name||Juan-Paolo Perre|
|Height||5' 10" (1.78 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Born in Siena, Italy, to a Sardinian father and a Palestinian-Spanish mother, and immigrated to the United States from London, England. A true polymath and polyglot, fluent in several languages, he is known for an astonishing facility with a variety of accents as well as being an accomplished concert violinist, singer, dancer (American Ballet Theatre) and award-winning writer. A Harriet Hale Wooley Scholar, Alexi-Malle studied in Paris, Moscow and in London at RADA, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He returned to the US in 1995, acting in acclaimed theatrical productions On and Off Broadway: in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, "Titanic" and Off-Broadway, in the American premiere of the hugely successful New Group Theatre production of "Goose-Pimples" by Mike Leigh, directed by Scott Elliott. In the role of 'Mohammad' Alexi-Malle garnered unanimous critical praise and earned nominations as Best Featured Male Performance in both the Drama Desk Awards as well as the Outer Critics' Circle Awards. As a result, he was invited by director Frank Oz, producer Brian Grazer and Steve Martin to co-star in the Universal Pictures/Imagine Entertainment feature, Bowfinger (1999), written by and starring Steve Martin with Eddie Murphy.
In addition to his on-camera work, he is a highly sought-after voice actor having done award-winning turns in audio books as well as in film and television.
He is actively creating and developing film, television and performance projects through his production company 'JP2A2M: Worldwide Entertainment Group', Siena Films and VirtuosoTV as well as the creation of the film and theatre repertory company, Blistering Muses. In addition to acting, he maintains an active career as a writer, classical violinist, pianist, singer and conductor.
2014 saw the publication and release of his first book, a collection of poetry entitled, "A Confederacy of Joy." by the Siena Press. Written under his birth name, Juan-Paolo Perre, he was awarded the 2014 Legacy Poetry Prize. The book was recently acquired into the collections of the British Library and the Library of Congress.
In 2020 and 2021, his second book, "Carmina: The Nomad Odes" and third book, "Other Poems of Longing" were published.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous