Giovanni Esposito

Giovanni Esposito (born 14 June 1970) is an Italian actor, comedian, and cabaret artist. He works in theater, cinema, and television.[1]

Giovanni Esposito
Born (1970-06-14) 14 June 1970 (age 50)
Naples, Italy
Years active1991–present
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)


Esposito was born in Naples and studied acting there. From 1993 to 1995, he attended the Academy of Dramatic Art at the Teatro Bellini in Naples. From 1991, he was seen in various TV productions on Italian television, including small roles on the Pippo Chennedy Show, Mai dire..., as well as with Gialappa's Band. National and international projects followed, including supporting roles in Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's 2010 film The Tourist and Tomy Wigand's comedy Omamamia (2012).[2] In 2009, Esposito made the short film Bisesto, which was nominated for a David di Donatello for Best Short Film award.

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1998 The Dust of Naples Mimmo
1999 Outlaw Di Gennaro
All the Moron's Men Don Leone
2000 Johnny the Partisan southern partisan
2001 Bimba - È clonata una stella Emilio
2002 The Legend of Al, John and Jack Frank Contropelo
2003 Instructing the Heart Gaetano
2004 The Remains of Nothing monk
2010 The Tourist interpreter Coppa
The Santa Claus Gang Benemerita
2011 It May Be Love But It Doesn't Show Orazio/Arturo
Mozzarella Stories Gigino Purpetta
2012 To Rome with Love
2013 A Small Southern Enterprise Raffaele
2014 Mafia and Red Tomatoes Frullo
The Rich, the Pauper and the Butler Policeman
2015 Si accettano miracoli Vittorio
Natale col Boss Mamma Santissima's Nephew
2016 Non c'è più religione Bishop's secretary
2018 Loro Mariano Apicella
2019 Scappo a casa Pharmacist
The Most Beautiful Day in the World Gianni Pochi Pochi
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Un posto al sole
1997 La piovra Favignana's henchman 8th season
2000 Giornalisti Antonio Panizza
2005 Grandi domani Matteo
2010 I delitti del cuoco Antonio


  1. ^ "Giovanni Esposito: "La mia vita di attore dalle mille facce"" [Giovanni Esposito: "My life as an actor with a thousand faces"]. (in Italian). 4 December 2016. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Omamamia" (PDF) (in German). Retrieved 19 June 2020.

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