Giancarlo Giannini
Date of Birth
Aug 01, 1942
Birth Place:
La Spezia, Italy

Biography

An alumnus of Rome's Theater Academy, Giancarlo Giannini could have enjoyed a comfortable career as a suave, mustachioed, two-dimensional leading man. But Giannini prefers the creative challenges provided by the complex, contrary characters conjured up by his longtime collaborator, writer/director Lina Wertmuller. His association with Wertmuller dates back to 1965, when he appeared in her Theatre...