Gianmarco Tognazzi

Gianmarco Tognazzi (born 11 October 1967) is an Italian actor.

Gianmarco Tognazzi
Born (1967-10-11) 11 October 1967

Life and career

Born in Rome, the son of actors Ugo Tognazzi and Franca Bettoia,[1] from his youth Tognazzi attended the film sets alongside his father, debuting in a small role in Marco Ferreri's Don't Touch the White Woman! (1974).[2] After some experiences as an assistant director, he graduated at the Institute of State for cinematography and television "Roberto Rossellini" in Rome.[2] In 1991 he won a Grolla d'oro for his performance in Emidio Greco's Una storia semplice.[2] He was also nominated to Nastro d'Argento twice, in 2000 as best actor for First Light of Dawn[3] and in 2006 in the supporting actor category for Romanzo Criminale.[4]

In the second half of 1980s Tognazzi had also some experiences as a television presenter, including the hosting of the 1989 edition of the Sanremo Music Festival.[1]

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Petomaniac
1984 Vacanze in America
1987 Graveyard Disturbance
1991 Ultra
Una storia semplice
1995 Once a Year, Every Year
1996 Bits and Pieces
1999 Excellent Cadavers
2000 First Light of Dawn
2003 Past Perfect
2005 Romanzo Criminale
2008 The Early Bird Catches the Worm
2009 Ex
2012 Dormant Beauty
To Rome with Love
2013 A Five Star Life
2014 Tutta colpa di Freud


  1. Giorgio Dell’Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN 9788831795999.
  2. Nicoletta Dose. "Gianmarco Tognazzi. Il destino nel nome". MyMovies. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
  3. "'Nastri d'argento', le candidature del 2000". La Repubblica. April 14, 2000. Retrieved 31 March 2014.
  4. "CINEMA: NASTRI D'ARGENTO, 10 NOMINATION PER 'ROMANZO CRIMINALE'". Adnkronos. January 14, 2006. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
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