Roberto Benigni's biography
Roberto Benigni is 70 years old actor born at Castiglion Fiorentino. He was born on Monday 27th of October 1952. According to year of birth 1952 he belongs to Boomers. Birthday on 27th of October means he is Scorpio. Scorpio is a watery sign. These people are very intense in their thoughts. They always learn from the transformatory phase of their life.
He is native italian speaker. He is citizen of Italy. His primary profession is to be actor. You can know him also as film director, screenwriter, comedian, singer, street artist, composer, songwriter, film actor. He is recently known as singer-songwriter.
Roberto Benigni's family
Roberto Benigni's spouse
She is known as actor. His spouse was born on Tuesday 19th of April 1960 in Cesena.
Roberto Benigni's ex spouse
Roberto Benigni's career
His main focus is to be actor. He is famous thanks to Nothing Left to Do But Cry. You could see him also in Life is Beautiful, The Little Devil.
Awards and competitions
Roberto Benigni's Awards
- He received award for Academy Award for Best Actor for work Life is Beautiful in 1999
- He received award for David di Donatello for Best Actor for work Life is Beautiful in 1998
- He received award for David di Donatello for Best Actor for work The Little Devil in 1989
- He received award for European Film Award for Best Film for work Life is Beautiful in 1998
- He received award for European Film Award for Best Actor for work Life is Beautiful in 1998
Roberto Benigni's Nominations
- He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor
- He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Director
- He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay
- He was nominated for European Film Award for Best Film for work Life is Beautiful in 1998
- He was nominated for European Film Award for Best Actor for work Life is Beautiful in 1998
What Roberto Benigni has done for a first time
- The first actor to win a Best Actor Oscar for a non-English speaking role.
- The first actor to win a Worst Actor Razzie for a non-English speaking role.
Roberto Benigni's quotes
- [on winning the Best Actor Academy Award for Life Is Beautiful (1997) after already accepting the Best Foreign Language Film award as its director] "Thank you. This is a terrible mistake, because I used up all my English!"
- Charlie Chaplin used his ass better than any other actor. In all his films his ass is practically the protagonist. For a comic, the ass has incredible importance.
- [said backstage at the Oscars after he won the Best Actor category] "I'm so happy that every organ in my body is moving in a very bad way."
- On Stanley Kubrick: Stanley Kubrick is one of the geniuses of this century.
- The first movie I saw - and I don't know if it influenced me - was Ben Hur. We watched it outside in a corn field, and it ran backwards. So the first movie I ever saw was Ben Hur, backwards.
- [During his speech after winning the Oscar for Life is Beautiful] I would like to thank my parents in Vergaio, a little village in Italy. They gave me the biggest gift: poverty.
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Roberto Benigni's body shape
Lets describe how Roberto Benigni looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.