Sergio Rubini

Sergio Rubini (born 21 December 1959) is an Italian actor and film director.

Sergio Rubini
Rubini in 2008
Born (1959-12-21) 21 December 1959
OccupationActor, film director
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Spouse(s)Margherita Buy (divorced)

Life and career

Rubini was born in Grumo Appula, Apulia, but soon moved to Rome to study acting. After some roles in theater, he debuted in a feature film with Figlio mio infinitamente caro (1985), which was followed by Desiderando Giulia and Il caso Moro. In 1987 he appeared in Federico Fellini's Intervista.

In 1989 Rubini debuted also as director with La stazione, written with his friend Umberto Marino. The film won a Silver Ribbon and a David di Donatello as best debut work. In 1994 he was again actor in Carlo Verdone's Al lupo al lupo, and the following year he directed himself and Nastassja Kinski in La bionda. In 1994 he co-wrote Giuseppe Tornatore's Una pura formalità.

In 1997 he appeared in Gabriele Salvatores' film Nirvana, and the same year he directed and starred in The Bride’s Journey (Il viaggio della sposa) with Giovanna Mezzogiorno. In 2000 Rubini was directed again by Salvatores in Denti. In 2004, he appeared as Saint Dismas in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ.





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