Francesco Venditti

Francesco Saverio Venditti (born August 27, 1976) is an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Francesco Venditti
Francesco Saverio Venditti

(1976-08-27) August 27, 1976
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1985-present
Spouse(s)Alexandra La Capria (m. ?)
Parent(s)Antonello Venditti
Simona Izzo
RelativesRicky Tognazzi (stepfather)
Renato Izzo (grandfather)
Rossella Izzo (aunt)
Fiamma Izzo (aunt)
Giuppy Izzo (aunt)
Myriam Catania (cousin)


Born in Rome to singer-songwriter Antonello Venditti and actress Simona Izzo, Venditti made his acting debut on television as a child in 1985 and made his first film appearance in the 1995 film Strangled Lives directed by his stepfather Ricky Tognazzi. He then appeared in a 1995 TV film directed by Paolo Poeti.

Venditti generally made appearances in fiction stories on television, such as Caro maestro as well as Una donna per amico and Lo zio d'America. He also starred as the young Nicola Catania in the television movie The Good Pope: Pope John XXIII.[2][3]

As a voice actor, Venditti performed the Italian voice of Ryan Reynolds and Nicholas Hoult as Deadpool and Beast respectively in the X-Men film franchise. Other actors he occasionally dubs includes Michael Peña, Giovanni Ribisi, Justin Long, Diego Luna and David Dastmalchian. In his animated roles, he voiced Oliver in the Italian-Language dub of Oliver & Company.

Personal life

From Venditti's marriage to screenwriter Alexandra La Capria, he had two children, Alice and Tomaso.




Dubbing roles


Live action


  1. "Francesco Venditti's dubbing contributions". Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  2. Sergio Perugini. Testimoni di fede, trionfatori di audience. Effata Editrice IT, 2011. ISBN 88-7402-732-X.
  3. Aldo Grasso (28 January 2003). ""Il Papa buono", storia fatta per commuovere". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 5 July 2015.
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