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Sergio Castellitto

Sergio Castellitto

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1953-08-18 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Roma, Lazio, Italia

73 Movies · 5 TV shows

Biography

Sergio Castellitto was born in Rome in 1953, to parents from Molise, Southern Italy. After graduating from the Silvio D'Amico National Academy of Dramatic Art in 1978, he began his theatrical career in Italian public theater with Shakespeare's Measure for Measure at the Teatro di Roma and with roles in other plays such as La Madre by Brecht, Merchant of Venice, and Candelaio by Giordano Bruno. At the Teatro di Genova he starred in the roles of Tuzenbach in Chekhov's Three Sisters and Jean in Strindberg's Miss Julie, both under the direction of Otomar Krejka. In the coming years, he also starred in such theatrical productions as L'infelicità senza desideri and Piccoli equivoci at the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto. He also appeared in Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon. During his years in the theatre, he worked alongside many famous actors, including Luigi Squarzina, Aldo Trionfo, and Enzo Muzii. Castellitto began his film career in 1983 beside Marcello Mastroianni and Michel Piccoli in The General of the Dead Army by Luciano Tovoli. He interpreted many films like Sembra morto...ma è solo svenuto directed by Felice Farina, Piccoli equivoci by Ricky Tognazzi and Stasera a casa di Alice by Carlo Verdone. He became more famous with the films The Great Pumpkin by Francesca Archibugi and The Star Maker by Giuseppe Tornatore. In the late 1980s, Castellitto appeared in several Italian television miniseries, including Un siciliano in Sicilia (1987), Cinque storie inquietanti (1987), Piazza Navona (1988), Cinéma (1988), and Come stanno bene insieme (1989). He also appeared in the miniseries Victoire, ou la douleur des femmes (2000).Success arrived with the films La famiglia, L'ultimo bacio, Caterina in the Big City, My Mother's Smile, Mostly Martha, and especially with Don't Move, written by his wife Margaret Mazzantini. Other films that he interpreted include Il regista di matrimoni by Marco Bellocchio and La stella che non c'è by Gianni Amelio. In France Castellitto played the male lead opposite Jeanne Balibar in Jacques Rivette's Va savoir (2001). His most recent accomplishment as actor has been in his role as Padre Pio: Miracle Man, arguably the defining role of his career. The first film that he directed is Libero Burro, followed by Don't Move. He played the role of the antagonist, King Miraz, in the film The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. His most recent film as director was Twice Born, which played at the Toronto Film Festival (2012), where it was not well received by much of the English speaking press. Most recently, Castellitto appeared in the television series In Treatment in the role of Giovanni.Castellitto is married to Margaret Mazzantini with four children.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

5 Movies

2019.

1 TV show

2018.

4 Movies · 1 TV show

2017.

3 Movies

2016.

2 Movies

2015.

1 Movie

2014.

2 Movies

2013.

1 TV show

2012.

2 Movies

2010.

2 Movies

2009.

4 Movies

2008.

3 Movies

2006.

4 Movies

2004.

4 Movies

2003.

2 Movies · 1 TV show

2002.

1 Movie

2001.

5 Movies

2000.

1 TV show

1999.

1 Movie

1998.

1 Movie

1997.

3 Movies

1996.

3 Movies

1995.

2 Movies

1994.

1 Movie

1993.

2 Movies

1992.

1 Movie

1991.

2 Movies

1990.

4 Movies

1989.

1 Movie

1988.

2 Movies

1987.

1 Movie

1986.

1 Movie

1984.

1 Movie

1983.

1 Movie

1981.

1 Movie

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
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