Maurizio Milani

Carlo Barcellesi (born 20 May 1961),[1] best known as Maurizio Milani, is an Italian stand-up comedian, actor and writer.

Maurizio Milani
Maurizio Milani Dec 18th 2016.jpg
Maurizio Milani on 18 December 2016
Born
Carlo Barcellesi

20 May 1961 (1961-05-20) (age 59)
OccupationComedian, actor, writer

BiographyEdit

Born in Milan in 1961, he obtained a degree in agriculture from the "Istituto Tecnico Agrario Statale Tosi" of Codogno, the city where his family is from.

He began as a comedian at Zelig Cabaret[2] in Milan in 1987. The character of his personage is a man of the street, cynical, engaged in thousands of jobs, often dishonest.[3] His monologues are characterized by irony. From 2003 to 2008 he participated as a regular guest to the transmission of Rai 3, Che tempo che fa, conducted by Fabio Fazio.

Very active as author of satirical books, he writes for the newspapers Il Foglio and Libero, and collaborates with the monthly Max.

Career highlightsEdit

TheaterEdit

  • 1992, Un uomo da badile
  • 1993, Piacenza[4]
  • 1995, Animale da fosso
  • 1995, Il Circo di Paolo Rossi
  • 1998, Il pubblico all'uscita si lamenta

TelevisionEdit

  • 1993, Letti Gemelli
  • 1992, Su la testa! (Rai 3)
  • 1993, Cielito lindo (Rai 3)
  • 1997–98, Scatafascio (Italia 1)
  • 1998–99
    • Comici (Italia 1)
    • Facciamo cabaret (Italia 1)
  • 2003–08, Che tempo che fa (Rai 3)

BibliographyEdit

  • 1994, Animale da fosso, Bompiani
  • 1996, Un uomo da badile, Baldini & Castoldi
  • 1998, Vantarsi, bere liquori, illudere la donna, Baldini&Castoldi
  • 2003, La donna quando non capisce s'innamora, Kowalski
  • 2005, In amore la donna vuol tribolare, Kowalski
  • 2006, L'uomo che pesava i cani, Kowalski
  • 2007, Del perché l'economia africana non è mai decollata, Kowalski
  • 2010, Mi sono iscritto nel registro degli indagati, Rizzoli
  • 2011, Chi ha ciulato la Corrente del Golfo?, Aliberti
  • 2012, Fidanzarsi non conviene, Barbera
  • 2013, Uomini che piangono per niente, Rizzoli
  • 2014, Saltar per terra causa vino, Wingsbert House
  • 2016, Il verro ruffiano, Baldini & Castoldi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ On Dec. 18th 2016, in Codogno, at the presentation of his book "Il verro ruffiano", he confirmed that he was born in 1961.
  2. ^ "Il cabaret moderno di Maurizio Milani". archive.is. 15 October 2008. Archived from the original on 15 October 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Zelig in festa per il ritorno di Maurizio Milani". archive.is. 26 April 2003. Archived from the original on 26 April 2003. Retrieved 28 December 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "Locandina della stagione '93–'94". apriteilsipario.it. 1993. Retrieved 28 December 2016.

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