He made his debut as an opera singer and as an actor in the company of Eduardo De Filippo. In the sixties he recorded two LP creating the character Don Liborio Goggles. As a voice actor has voiced Enrico Maria Salerno in "No il caso è felicemente risolto" and Gipo Farassino "Un uomo, una città". He is the actor's father Maurizio Casagrande, known for having shot many successful films paired with Vincenzo Salemme. Just with his son and with Salemme takes part in "Amore a prima vista", in the role of father of the protagonist.