Giorgio Tirabassi
Born (1960-02-01) 1 February 1960 (age 62)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor
Websitegiorgiotirabassi.it

Giorgio Tirabassi (born 1 February 1960) is an Italian film, television, and stage actor, as well as director.

Life and career

Born in Rome, Tirabassi made his debut as an actor in avant-garde theater and then worked at the Teatro Stabile di Catania.[1] Since 1982, he has been a member of the stage company of Gigi Proietti.[1][2]

His breakout role was the inspector Ardenzi in the Canale 5 crime TV-series Distretto di Polizia.[1]

In 2001, he made his directorial debut with the short Non dire gatto, winning a David di Donatello for Best Short Film.[3] In 2011, he won a Ciak d'oro for best supporting actor for his performance in Ascanio Celestini's La pecora nera.[4]

Tirabassi is also a singer and is the lead vocalist in the band Music Inn.[5]

On 1 November 2019, Tirabassi suffered a heart attack while presenting his first movie as director. He was hospitalized in stable condition, and recovered in a short time.[6]

Selected filmography

Awards and recognition

References

  1. ^ a b c Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402697.
  2. ^ Gigi Proietti (13 November 2013). Tutto sommato: Qualcosa mi ricordo. Rizzoli, 2013. ISBN 978-8858662687.
  3. ^ Lia Furxhi (2008). Corti e autori: la storia dei corti italiani 1980-2006. Falsopiano, 2008. ISBN 978-8889782606.
  4. ^ "Ciak d'Oro, valanga di premi per Moretti e Martone". La Stampa. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  5. ^ "Tirabassi, "du spaghi" a modo mio". Famiglia Cristiana. 10 May 2012. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  6. ^ Paura per Giorgio Tirabassi: ricoverato per un infarto, le sue condizioni sono stabili