Jonis Bascir

Jonis Bascir (born 17 September 1960) is a Somali-Italian actor and musician.

Jonis Bascir
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Born (1960-09-17) 17 September 1960 (age 62)
Rome, Italy
Occupation(s)actor, musician
Years active1990s–present
ParentHaji Bashir Ismail Yusuf

Personal lifeEdit

Jonis is the son of Muheddin Hagi Bascir, and was born in Rome in 1960.[1][2] His father is Somali and his mother is Italian.[1]

Growing up, Jonis lived between six and ten years in Somalia.[1]

He is the grandson of Haji Bashir Ismail Yusuf, the first President of the Somali National Assembly.

Jonis is married to Nicoletta.[3][4]


Professionally, Jonis is best known for his role in Un medico in famiglia (1998–2008), a Rai 1 television series.[1] He has also appeared in The Stone Merchant (2006), Anita Garibaldi (2012) and Regalo a sorpresa (2013).[5]

Additionally, Jonis regularly performs with his own band.[6]

He has been a spokesperson for the Kosè coffee brand.[1]



Short filmsEdit


Music videosEdit


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e "Introduzione Agli Studi Postcoloniali" (PDF). Wuming Foundation. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Bambola Ramona ce la fa". TVBlog. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Anche Katia Pedrotti e Ascanio Pacelli alla premiere di 'Basilicata Coast to Coast', opera prima di Rocco Papaleo". Retrieved 26 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Alessandra Mastronardi, Randi Ingerman e Max Parodi sul red carpet". Retrieved 26 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Jonis Bashir". CinemaRx. Retrieved 26 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Jonis Bascir". Jonis Bascir. Retrieved 3 February 2014.


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