Paolo Sassanelli

Paolo Sassanelli (born 29 October 1958) is an Italian stage, film and television actor.

Paolo Sassanelli
Born29 October 1958 (1958-10-29) (age 61)
Bari, Italy
OccupationActor
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)

Life and career

Born in Bari, Sassanelli made his stage debut in his hometown in the second half of the 1980s.[1] He then moved to Rome and had his breakout in the early 1990s with the role of Gabriele Serra in the TV-series Classe di ferro.[1][2] In 2014, Sassanelli won the Nastro d'Argento for best supporting actor for his performance in the crime-comedy film Song'e Napule.[3] His short film debut "Uerra" (War) won as Best Fiction the In The Palace International Short Film Festival, in 2010.

Selected filmography

Director

  • Uerra (War), 2009, short film
  • Ammore (Love), 2013, short film
  • Two Little Italians (2018)

References

  1. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. pp. 182–3. ISBN 8884402697.
  2. Fabio Secchi Frau. "Paolo Sassanelli: Classe? Di ferro!". MyMovies. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  3. Arianna Finos (June 29, 2014). "Nastri d'argento, trionfo di Virzì ma tanto spazio ai giovani". La Repubblica. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
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