Pino Quartullo

Giuseppe "Pino" Quartullo (born July 12, 1957) is an Italian actor, director, screenwriter and playwright.[1]

Pino Quartullo
Giuseppe Quartullo

(1957-07-12) July 12, 1957
OccupationActor, director, screenwriter, playwright
Years active1980-present
Margherita Romaniello (m. 2010)

Life and career

Born in Civitavecchia, after getting a degree in architecture, Quartullo graduated in directing at the Silvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts and then studied at the Drama Laboratory of Gigi Proietti. [2] He debuted on stage with Aldo Trionfo, serving both as an actor and as assistant director.[2] In 1983 he founded the stage company La Festa Mobile, serving as actor, director, and playwright.[2]

In 1985 Quartullo co-directed with Stefano Reali Exit, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.[2] He made his feature film directorial debut in 1992, with the comedy film Quando eravamo repressi, and from then he directed a number of comedy-dramas, inspired to golden age Commedia all'italiana.[2][3]

Quartullo has also had a rare career as a dubber. He dubbed Jim Carrey in two of his 1994 feature films, The Mask and Dumb and Dumber.

Personal life

In the mid-1990s, Quartullo was in a relationship with actress Elena Sofia Ricci. They had one daughter, Emma (born 1996). Since 2010, Quartullo has been married to journalist Margherita Romaniello.

Selected filmography


  1. "Pino Quartullo's dubbing contributions". Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  2. Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712.
  3. Gianni Canova. Enciclopedia del cinema. Garzanti, 2009. ISBN 881150516X.
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