Michele Riondino

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Michele Riondino
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Born (1979-03-14) 14 March 1979 (age 39)
Taranto, Apulia, Italy
OccupationActor

Michele Riondino (born 14 March 1979) is an Italian actor.

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Born in Taranto, Riondino enrolled at the Silvio D'Amico National Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating in 2000. [1] [2] In he acted in The Black Arrow, a TV series broadcast by Canale 5, directed by Fabrizio Costa. His acting breakthrough came in 2008 with The Past Is a Foreign Land , for which he was awarded best actor at the Rome Film Festival and at the Miami International Film Festival. [2] [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 Pellegrini, Francesca. "Michele Riondino. Il mio passato, per voi, non è più una terra straniera". MyMovies (in Italian). Retrieved 5 May 2014.
  2. 1 2 3 Danielsen, Shane (January 31, 2010). "Berlin Film Festival: Shooting stars 2010". Variety . Retrieved 5 March 2014.
  3. "Gli altri riconoscimenti Il "L.A.R.A" degli artisti a Riondino per "Il passato è una terra straniera"". Il Tempo (in Italian). November 8, 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  4. Gemmi, Nicoletta (8 August 2010). "Venezia: Il Premio Biraghi a Nicole Grimaudo e Michele Riondino". Primissima (in Italian). Retrieved 8 May 2014.