November 13, 1979 (43)
Riccardo Scamarcio is a prolific Italian actor who has made a name for himself in both the national and international entertainment industry. He was born and raised in Trani, a small town in Southern Italy. Scamarcio was interested in acting from a young age, and he pursued his passion by attending the National Academy of Dramatic Art in Rome.
Scamarcio began his acting career in the early 2000s with a small role in the Italian film “I giorni dell’abbandono.” He then went on to appear in a number of successful Italian films, including “Romanzo Criminale,” “Mine Vaganti,” and “Manuale d’Amore 2.”
In 2009, Scamarcio gained international recognition for his role in the critically acclaimed film “Duplicity,” in which he starred alongside Hollywood heavyweights Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. He followed this up with appearances in the Hollywood films “Burnt” and “John Wick: Chapter 2,” with Keanu Reeves solidifying his status as an international movie star.
Throughout his career, Scamarcio has worked with a number of talented artists, actors, and celebrities, both in Italy and abroad. He has appeared alongside renowned Italian actors like Monica Bellucci, Valerio Mastandrea, and Stefano Accorsi, as well as international stars like Bradley Cooper and Uma Thurman.
In addition to his acting career, Scamarcio is also a talented writer and director. He wrote and directed the short film “Buoni a nulla,” which premiered at the 2014 Venice Film Festival. He has also directed several episodes of the Italian TV series “1992” and “1993.”
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