Emilio Solfrizzi

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Emilio Solfrizzi
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Born (1962-04-05) 5 April 1962 (age 58)
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Emilio Solfrizzi (born 5 April 1962) is an Italian actor and comedian.


Life and career

Born in Bari, in 1985 Solfrizzi graduated in performing arts at the Bologna University. [1] [2] Shortly later he formed a comedy duo with his former classmate Antonio Stornaiolo, Toti e Tata, who had a good success on stages all over Italy. [1] [2] In the second half of the 1990s he appeared, still in couple with Starnaiolo, in the variety show Striscia la notizia with the successful character of Linguetta, then he started a solo career as actor and comedian. [1]

In 2011, Solfrizzi won the Nastro d'Argento for best original song as the composer and singer of "Amami di più", main theme of the comedy film Se sei così ti dico sì. [3]

Selected filmography

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  1. 1 2 3 Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: Gli artisti. Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Volume 3. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN   8884402697.
  2. 1 2 Giorgio Dell’Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN   978-88-317-9599-9.
  3. "Habemus Nastri". Il Sole 24 Ore . 25 June 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2014.