Luca Lionello

Luca Lionello (born January 9, 1964) is an Italian actor.

Luca Lionello
Born (1964-01-09) January 9, 1964
Rome, Italy
Years active1985–present
Parent(s)Oreste Lionello
RelativesCristiana Lionello (sister)


Born in Rome to actor and voice dubbing artist Oreste Lionello, he has been actor since 1986. Since then, Lionello came to international attention in 2004, when he played the role of Judas Iscariot in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ.

He was an atheist until 2004, when he became a Catholic, owing to his experience filming The Passion of the Christ.[1]

He has also played at least two other Apostles: St. Barnabas in Imperium: St. Peter, starring Omar Sharif, and St. Thomas in Abel Ferrara's Mary.


  1. Tim Drake, God and film, (31/12/08) , it has the contribution of Luca lionello in the movie ' Cover boy: L'ultima rivoluzione (2006)'

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