Antonio Catania

Antonio Catania (born 22 February 1952) is an Italian actor.

Antonio Catania
Born (1952-02-22) 22 February 1952
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)

Life and career

Born in Acireale, Province of Catania, Antonio Catania studied acting at the Drama School of the Piccolo Teatro in Milan.[1] After the graduation he started an intense stage career, often working with Gabriele Salvatores with the stage company Compagnia dell'Elfo.[1][2]

After several minor roles, in the 1990s Catania started obtaining more significant roles, in films directed by Silvio Soldini, Carlo Verdone, Leone Pompucci, Nanni Moretti and the same Salvatores.[2] Catania is also active in television, notably in TV series Zanzibar and Boris.

Selected filmography


  1. Felice Cappa; Piero Gelli; Marco Mattarozzi. Dizionario dello spettacolo del '900. Baldini & Castoldi, 1998. ISBN 8880892959.
  2. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.
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