Lino Facioli

Lino Schmidek Machado Facioli (born 29 July 2000) is a British-Brazilian actor.[1][2] He is best known for portraying Lord Robin Arryn in Game of Thrones and Naples in Get Him to the Greek.[3]

Lino Facioli
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Lino Facioli in 2013
Born
Lino Schmidek Machado Facioli

(2000-07-29) 29 July 2000 (age 20)
Citizenship
  • Brazil
  • United Kingdom
EducationKingsdale Foundation School
OccupationActor
Years active2010–present

BiographyEdit

Facioli was born in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo state. He is of Austrian, Portuguese, Italian and German descent. Lino's maternal grandfather, Werner Robert Schmidek, was born in Vienna, Austria, and emigrated to Brazil in 1960.[4] He moved to the United Kingdom with his family when he was 4 years old.

CareerEdit

He showed interest in acting career at age 7 when he was enrolled in a theater school in London. In 2010, he began his career with appearances in short metrages and television series. His first professional work was in the British short film "Awfully Deep" in 2010. In the same year, he joined the cast of Get Him to the Greek, acting as the son of actor Russell Brand. He played the troublesome Robin Arryn, Lord of a noble family in the series Game of Thrones.[5]

In 2014, he starred the Brazilian film O Menino no Espelho, working alongside the Brazilian actors Mateus Solano, Regiane Alves and Laura Neiva.[6][7]

FilmographyEdit

Film and television credits
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Get Him to the Greek Naples
2010 The Armstrong and Miller Show Marcus/Michael 1 episode
2010 Awfully Deep (short) Lino
2011 The Last Ten Little Boy Witness Short film
2012 Broken Stephen
2011;
2014–2016;
2019
Game of Thrones Lord Robin Arryn 9 episodes
2014 O Menino no Espelho Fernando / Odnanref
2018 Isha Cemil short film
2020 Sex Education Dex Thompson 5 episodes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The new face of Brazil in the UK". Archived from the original on 19 March 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Lino Facioli". eCartelera (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Lino Facioli (Lord Robin Arryn Of The Vale) Returning For Season 6, Winter Is Coming, Highlight Hollywood News | Highlight Hollywood". highlighthollywood.com. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Immigration record of Werner Robert Schmidek". familysearch.org.
  5. ^ Mitchell, Molli (20 May 2019). "Game of Thrones Robin Arryn: Who plays Robin Arryn? Who is Lino Facioli?". Daily Express. Express Newspapers. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  6. ^ Moreno, Vitor (5 August 2012). "Ator de Game of Thrones vive autor mineiro em filme". Folha (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  7. ^ Montefeltro, Michel (19 May 2014). ""Ator brasileiro de Game of Thrones diz que assiste apenas suas próprias cenas"". Globo (in Portuguese). Retrieved 24 June 2014.

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