Giorgio Tirabassi

Giorgio Tirabassi (born 1 February 1960) is an Italian film, television and stage actor.

Giorgio Tirabassi
Born (1960-02-01) 1 February 1960
Occupationactor
Websitewww.giorgiotirabassi.it

Life and career

Born in Rome, Tirabassi made his debut as an actor in the avant-garde theater and then worked at the Teatro Stabile di Catania.[1] Since 1982 he was a longtime member of the stage company of Gigi Proietti.[1][2]

His breakout role was the inspector Ardenzi in the Canale 5 crime TV-series Distretto di Polizia.[1]

In 2001 he made his directorial debut with the short film Non dire gatto, winning a David di Donatello for best short.[3] In 2011 he won a Ciak d'oro for best supporting actor for his performance in Ascanio Celestini's La pecora nera.[4]

Tirabassi is also a singer and is the lead vocalist in the band Music Inn.[5]

On 1 November 2019, Tirabassi suffered a heart attack while presenting his first movie as director. He was recovered but is not in critical conditions.[6]

Selected filmography

Prizes

References

  1. Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402697.
  2. Gigi Proietti. Tutto sommato: Qualcosa mi ricordo. Rizzoli, 2013. ISBN 8858662687.
  3. Lia Furxhi. Corti e autori: la storia dei corti italiani 1980-2006. Falsopiano, 2008. ISBN 8889782609.
  4. "Ciak d'Oro, valanga di premi per Moretti e Martone". La Stampa. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  5. "Tirabassi, "du spaghi" a modo mio". Famiglia Cristiana. 10 May 2012. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  6. Paura per Giorgio Tirabassi: ricoverato per un infarto, le sue condizioni sono stabili

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