Roberto Benigni

by andrew on April 16, 2014

"Pinocchio" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Birth Name: Roberto Remigio Benigni

Place of Birth: Manciano La Misericordia, Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy

Date of Birth: 27 October, 1952

Ethnicity: Italian

Roberto Benigni is an Italian actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Life Is Beautiful (1998), which also won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

Roberto is the son of Isolina Papini and Luigi Benigni. He was raised Catholic.

He is married to actress Nicoletta Braschi, who has starred in most of the films he has directed.

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

fuzzybear44 May 15, 2016 at 1:55 am

Italian,would have thought Ashkenazi

andrew May 15, 2016 at 12:38 pm

well, I guess you watched “Life is beautiful”.

phaedra May 15, 2016 at 1:01 am

Looks more German than Italian (Hans Zimmer)

andrew November 14, 2015 at 12:18 pm

add this: he’s married to actress Nicoletta Braschi, who has starred in most of the films he has directed.

Capricious October 9, 2015 at 5:40 am

He looks like a clown without makeup.

andrew September 28, 2015 at 6:20 pm

Roberto’s father was actually named Luigi.

andrew September 9, 2015 at 3:49 pm

I think the text needs some corrections

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