Marco Messeri

Marco Messeri (born 15 December 1948) is an Italian actor, comedian, stage director, singer-songwriter and voice actor.

Marco Messeri
Born (1948-12-15) 15 December 1948 (age 72)
OccupationActor, comedian, stage director, singer-songwriter, voice actor
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)

Life and careerEdit

Born in Livorno, Messeri studied painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze and acting at the drama school of the Piccolo Teatro in Milan.[1]

He debuted on stage in 1969, in Paolo Poli's Il Brasile.[1]

After several supporting roles, in 1987 he debuted in a leading role in Carlo Mazzacurati's Notte italiana, winning a Globo d'oro for best new actor. The same year, he received a Ciak d'oro for best supporting actor thanks to his performance in Massimo Troisi's Le vie del Signore sono finite.[2][3]

In 1995 he won a Nastro d'Argento for best supporting actor for his performance in Francesca Archibugi's Con gli occhi chiusi.[2]

Messeri is also a singer-songwriter and composer of songs, usually used in his stage works.[4]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ a b Felice Cappa; Piero Gelli; Marco Mattarozzi (1998). Dizionario dello spettacolo del '900. Baldini & Castoldi, 1998. ISBN 8880892959.
  2. ^ a b Enrico Lancia (1998). I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
  3. ^ Franco Montini (16 December 1988). "Cosi Marco Messeri è diventato benzinaio". La Repubblica. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
  4. ^ Franco Montini (27 February 2002). "Messeri canta Livorno e Ciampi lo ringrazia". La Repubblica. Retrieved 29 November 2013.

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