Giovanni Morassutti

Morassutti in 2018, by Teresa Marenzi

Place of Birth: Padua, Italy

Date of Birth: March 15, 1980

*Italian (father)
*German, Polish (mother)

Giovanni Morassutti is an Italian actor, theatre director, and cultural entrepreneur.

Giovanni’s paternal grandfather was architect Giovanni Morassutti (the son of Federico Morassutti and Gianna Lucchetti). Giovanni’s grandfather Giovanni was born in Padova, Veneto, Italy. Federico was an entrepreneur, and a prominent member of the Morassutti family, the son of Paolo Morassutti and Antonietta Zamperini. Giovanni’s paternal great-uncle was notable architect Bruno Morassutti, who was married to the niece of writer Dino Buzzati.

Giovanni’s paternal grandmother was Maria de Besi, Countess (the daughter of Count Andrea de Besi and Marquise Emilia Buzzaccarini). Maria was born in Padova, Veneto, Italy. Emilia was from the ancient aristocratic family of Veneto.

Giovanni’s maternal grandfather was named Eric Piwko. Eric was a German doctor, who had Polish ancestry.

Giovanni’s maternal grandmother was named Countess Ilse Schlichting.

Sources: Genealogies of Giovanni Morassutti –

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