Marco Giallini
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Born (1963-04-04) 4 April 1963 (age 59)

Marco Giallini (born 4 April 1963) is an Italian actor.

Life and career

Born in Rome, Giallini is the son of a housewife and a furnace labourer.[1] After attending the Accademia Nazionale di Arte Drammatica Silvio D'Amico,[1] he began acting on stage, working among others with Arnoldo Foà and Angelo Orlando.[2] He made his film debut in 1995, in the Orlando's comedy film L'anno prossimo vado a letto alle dieci.[2] He appeared on several TV-series and was co-protagonist, alongside Valerio Mastandrea, of the Rai Tre sitcom Buttafuori.[2][3] He is also very active in music videos and short films.[2][3]

In 2012 Giallini won the Nastro d'Argento for best supporting actor thanks to his performance in ACAB - All Cops Are Bastards.[1][4] The same year he won the Ciak d'oro as personality of the year.[1]

Giallini was married to his wife Loredana for 25 years, and they had two children.[3] He has remained a widower since July 2011, when his wife was struck down by a cerebral hemorrhage.[1][5]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ a b c d e Emilio Marrese (11 August 2011). "Marco Giallini - Giallini chi? Er Teribbile". La Repubblica. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d Fabio Secchi Frau. "Marco Giallini: Io, Giallini". Mymovies. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  3. ^ a b c Giorgio Dell’Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN 978-88-317-9599-9.
  4. ^ "Nastri d'Argento 2012: vincono Sorrentino e Favino". Excite. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  5. ^ Marina Cappa (8 November 2011). "Giallini: quando mia moglie ha chiuso gli occhi". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 30 December 2013.