Sign In
We'll never share your email with anyone else.
Reset Password

Enter your email address and we'll send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Sign In
Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni

Biography

Roberto Benigni, (born October 27, 1952, Misericordia, Arezzo, Italy), Italian actor and director known for his comedic work, most notably La vita è bella (1997; Life Is Beautiful), for which he won an Academy Award for best actor. Benigni was the son of a poor tenant farmer who had worked in a German forced-labour camp during World War II. The elder Benigni used humour in retelling his experiences, which helped shape his son’s comedic skill. Benigni briefly attended a Jesuit seminary in Florence, and, after a stint as a magician’s assistant, he joined an underground theatre group in the late 1960s.

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1952-10-27
  • Place of Birth: Manciano La Misericordia, Castiglion Fiorentino, Arezzo, Italia
  • Also Known As: Roberto Remigio Benigni

Movies List of Roberto Benigni