Giancarlo Giannini

Who is Giancarlo Giannini?

Giancarlo Giannini is an Italian actor, film director, screenwriter, and voice actor born on August 1, 1942. Giancarlo Giannini was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for ‘Seven Beauties’ (1975). Similarly, he won a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for Love and Anarchy (1973).

Quick facts

Full nameGiancarlo Giannini
BirthdayAugust 1, 1942
Age80 years old
Sun signLeo
Place of birthLa Spezia, Italy
EducationSilvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts
Alessandro Volta Technological State Technical Institute

Early life and childhood

Giannini was born in La Spezia and spent his childhood in the Pitelli village. Moreover, Giannini and his family moved to Naples in 1952.

There he graduated from the Alessandro Volta Technological State Technical Institute with a diploma in electronic engineering. Similarly, he traveled to Rome as a teenager to study at the Silvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Additionally, at the age of 18, he made his stage debut.

Giancarlo Giannini

Body measurement

It’s essential for a skilled and popular actor like Giancarlo Giannini always to appear great because curious photographers always follow him for new content and updates. Giancarlo Giannini is 1.7 meters tall and has beautiful brown eyes and hair.

personal life

Giannini was married to actress Livia Giampalmo from 1967 to 1975. The couple had two children together.

Unfortunately, Lorenzo, their eldest son, died of an aneurysm just before his 20th birthday in 1987. However, Adriano Giannini, their second-born son, played his father in the 2002 remake of Swept Away.

Giannini has been married to Eurilla Del Bono since 1983, and they have two sons, Emanuele and Francesco, who are interested in music.

Giannini was honored with a star on the Italian Walk of Fame in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 2009. Moreover, in 2021, Giannini will be marked with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

career life

In 1965, Giannini made his film debut in a minor role in “I criminali della metropoli.” After that, he starred in the original version of ‘Swept Away’ and played supporting roles in ‘Anzio’ and ‘The Secret of Santa Vittoria.’

Giancarlo Giannini

Moreover, he appeared as a special guest on Mina’s TV show ‘Sabato Sera’ in 1967. Giannini received a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor (1973).

Additionally, in 1976, he starred in ‘Seven Beauties,’ for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. Giannini is well recognized for his leading parts in Lina Wertmüller’s films.

Therefore, his significant works are mentioned on the same page down below.

Voice career

As a voice actor and dubber, Giannini has had a thriving career. Renato Turi, Corrado Gaipa, Valeria Valeri, Oreste Lionello, Wanda Tettoni, and other dubbers all contributed to the C.V.D.’s creation.

Al Pacino’s official Italian voice dubber is Giannini. Until Ferruccio Amendola’s death in 2001, he and Ferruccio Amendola were Pacino’s principal voice dubbers. After Amendola’s death, Giannini became Pacino’s sole voice dubber.

net worth

Italian actor and voice actor Giancarlo Giannini has a net worth of USD $10 million.

While Giancarlo had overstated the size of his business throughout the years, the money he made from it was real–enough to make him one of the wealthiest celebrities of all time. The primary source of Giancarlo’s income is from his work as a successful actor.

Giancarlo Giannini movies:

Title (year)Role
Libido (1965) Christian
Rita the Mosquito (1966) Paolo Randi
I criminali della metropoli (1967) Gerard Lemaire
Don’t Sting the Mosquito (1967) Paolo Randi
Stasera mi butto (1967) Carlo Timidoni
Arabella (1967) Saverio
Anzio (1968) Pvt. Cellini
Fräulein Doktor (1969) Lt. Hans Rupert
Le sorelle (1969) Dario
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)Fabio
Giacomo Casanova: Childhood and Adolescence (1969) Giacomo Casanova (voice, uncredited)
The Pizza Triangle (1970) Nello
Una macchia rosa (1970) Giancarlo
Una prostituta al servizio del pubblico e in regola con le leggi dello stato (1971)Walter
Mazzabubù… Quante corna stanno quaggiù? (1971) Lucio, the newlywed
Un aller simple (1971) Weber
Mio padre monsignore (1971) Oreste
Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971) Inspector Tellini
Hector the Mighty (1972)Ulisse
The Seduction of Mimi (a.k.a. Mimi metallurgico ferito nell’onore) (1972) Carmelo Mardocheo detto Mimí
Don Camillo e i giovani d’oggi (1972) Veleno
La prima notte di quiete (1972) Giorgio Mosca aka ‘Spider’
Love and Anarchy (1973) Antonio Soffiantini ‘Tunin’
It Was I (1973) Biagio Solise
The Sensual Man (1973) Paolo Castorini
How Funny Can Sex Be? (1973) Domenico
Drama of the Rich (1974) Tullio Murri
The Beast (1974) Nino Patrovita
Swept Away (1974) Gennarino Carunchio
The Immortal Bachelor (1975) Gino Benacio
Seven Beauties (1975) Pasqualino Frafuso
The Innocent (1976)Tullio Hermil
A Night Full of Rain (1978) Paolo
Blood Feud (1978) Nicola Sanmichele detto ‘Nick’
Lovers and Liars (1979) Guido Massacesi
Good News (1979) L’Innominato
Life Is Beautiful (1979) Antonio Murillo
Lili Marleen (1981) Robert
My Darling, My Dearest (1982) Gennarino Laganà
Where’s Picone? (1984) Salvatore Cannavacciuolo
American Dreamer (1984) Victor Marchand
Fever Pitch (1985) Charley
Saving Grace (1986)Abalardi
Ternosecco (1987) Domenico
The Rogues (1987) Guzman
Snack Bar Budapest (1988) Avvocato
‘o Re (1989) Francis II of the Two Sicilies
New York Stories (1989)Claudio (segment “Life without Zoe”)
Blood Red (1989) Sebastian Collogero
The Sleazy Uncle (1989) Riccardo
Brown Bread Sandwiches (1989)Alberto
Time to Kill (1989) Major
Dark Illness (1990) Giuseppe Marchi
Nel giardino delle rose (1990) Tramontano
The Amusements of Private Life (1990) Charles Renard
Once Upon a Crime (1992)Inspector Bonnard
Giovanni Falcone (1993)Paolo Borsellino
Like Two Crocodiles (1994) Pietro Fraschini
A Walk in the Clouds (1995) Alberto Aragón
Palermo – Milan One Way (1995) Turi Leofonte
Celluloide (1996) Sergio Amidei
The Elective Affinities (1996) Narrator (voice)
The Border (1996) Von Zirkenitz
La lupa (1996) Padre Angiolino
The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (1996) Taxi
Ultimo bersaglio (1996) Leo Steiner
Más allá del jardín (1996) Bernardo
Cervellini fritti impanati (1996)
Mimic (1997) Manny
Una vacanza all’inferno (1997) Avv. Ortega
Heaven Before I Die (1997)Thief
The Dinner (1998) Professore
Dolce far niente (1998) Count Nencini
The Room of the Scirocco (1998) Marquis of Acquafurata
Vuoti a perdere (1999) Francesco Cesena
Milonga (1999)Commissioner
Terra bruciata (1999) Macrì
Una noche con Sabrina Love (2000) Leonardo
Viper (2000) Guastamacchia
Welcome Albania (2000)
Hannibal (2001) Inspector Pazzi
Una lunga lunga lunga notte d’amore (2001) Marcello
CQ (2001) Enzo
The Whole Shebang (2001) Pop Bazinni
Momo (2001) Capo degli Uomini Grigi (voice)
I Love You Eugenio (2002) Eugenio
Ciao America (2002)Zi’ Felice
The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002) Flavio Carboni
Joshua (2002)The Pope
Darkness (2002) Albert Rua
The Council of Egypt (2002) Narrator (voice)
Mario Monicelli, l’artigiano di Viareggio (2002) Himself
Incantato (2003)Cesare
My House in Umbria (2003, TV Movie) Inspector Girotti
Five Moons Square (2003) Branco
L’acqua… il fuoco (2003) David
Forever (2003) Giovanni
Man on Fire (2004) Miguel Manzano
13 at a Table (2004) Older Giulio
Raul: Straight to Kill (2005) Giudice Porfirio
The Shadow Dancer (2005) Father Moretti
Tirant lo Blanc (2006) Emperor of Visantia
Salvatore – Questa è la vita (2006) Timpaliscia
Casino Royale (2006) René Mathis
Milano Palermo – Il ritorno (2007) Turi Leofonte
Bastardi (2008) Il Gatto
Quantum of Solace (2008) René Mathis
La bella società (2010)Dott. Guarrasi
La prima notte della luna (2010) Ivan
Omamamia (2012)Lorenzo
AmeriQua (2013) Don Cesare Ferracane
Ti ho cercata in tutti i necrologi (2013) Nikita
Promakhos (2014)Petros
Shades of Truth, (2015)Aaron Azulai
On Air: Storia di un successo (2016) Presidente
Il ragazzo della Giudecca (2016) Giudice Mangrella
Prigioniero Della Mia Liberta (2016)
Oggi a te… domani a me (2016)
Nobili bugie (2017) Franco
The Neighborhood (2017) Gianluca Moretti
Tulipani, Love, Honour and a Bicycle (2017) Catarella
Pipi, Pupu & Rosemary: the Mystery of the Stolen Notes (2017) Narrator (voice)
Liubov pret-a-porte (2017) Giorgio’s father
The Catcher Was a Spy (2018) Professor Eduardo Amaldi
Magical Nights (2018)Leandro Saponaro
Across the River and Into the Trees (TBA)TBA

TV Shows:

Title (year)Role
“Sabato Sera” (1967, one episode)
E le stelle stanno a guardare (1971)Arthur Barras
Sins (1986)Marcello D’itri
Frank Herbert’s Dune (2000) Emperor Shaddam IV
Catch-22 (2019) Marcello
Leonardo (2021)Verrocchio

Awards:

Award (year)CategoryStatus
Oscar (1997)Best Actor in a Leading Role for “Pasqualino Settebellezze (aka Seven Beauties)”Nominated
Berlin Fashion Film Festival (2016)Best Casting for “The Good Italian II: The Prince Goes to Milan” Won
Bokeh South Africa International Fashion Film Festival (2016)Best Actor for “The Good Italian II: The Prince Goes to Milan” Won
Cannes Film Festival (1973)Best Actor for “Love and Anarchy”Won
Capri, Hollywood (2003)Capri Legend AwardWon
David di Donatello Awards (2003)Best Supporting Actor for “Il cuore altrove” Nominated
David di Donatello Awards (2002)Best Supporting Actor for “Ti voglio bene Eugenio” Won
David di Donatello Awards (2000)Golden Plate Won
David di Donatello Awards (1996)Best Supporting Actor for “Celluloide” Won
David di Donatello Awards (1996)Best Supporting Actor for “Palermo Milano solo andata” Nominated
David di Donatello Awards (1995)Best Supporting Actor for “Come due coccodrilli” Won
David di Donatello Awards (1994)Best Supporting Actor for “Giovanni Falcone”Nominated
David di Donatello Awards (1990)Best Actor for “Il male oscuro” Nominated
David di Donatello Awards (1989)Best Actor for “‘O re “Nominated
David di Donatello Awards (1984)Best Actor for”Mi manda Picone”Won
David di Donatello Awards (1972)Best Actor for “Mimì metallurgico ferito nell’onore”Won
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards (2002)Best Supporting Actor for “Hannibal”Nominated
Faro Island Film Festival (1975)Best Actor for”Pasqualino Settebellezze” Won
Flaiano International Prizes (2002)CinemaWon
Giffoni Film Festival (2013)François Truffaut AwardWon
Golden Ciak Awards (1996)Best Supporting Actor for “Come due coccodrilli”Won
Golden Globes, Italy (2010)Career Golden Globe Won
Golden Globes, Italy (1999)Best Actor for “Milonga” Won
Golden Globes, Italy (1997)Best Actor for “La frontiera”Nominated
Golden Globes, Italy (1989)Best Actor for “‘O re”Won
Golden Globes, Italy (1974)Best Actor for “Sono stato io!”Won
Golden Globes, Italy (1973)Best Breakthrough Actor for “Mimì metallurgico ferito nell’onore”Won
Golden Globes, Italy (1997)Career Goblet AwardWon
Golden Globes, Italy (1972)Best Actor for “Mimì metallurgico ferito nell’onore”Won
Il Festival Nazionale del Doppiaggio Voci nell’Ombra (1999)Renato Castellani AwardWon
International Fashion Film Awards (2016)Best Actor for “The Good Italian II: The Prince Goes to Milan” Won
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (2001)Best Supporting Actor for “Hannibal”Won
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1999)Best Actor for “La stanza dello scirocco” Won
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1999)Best Supporting Actor for “La cena”Won
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1994)Best Male Dubbing for “Carlito’s Way”
(For the voice of Al Pacino.)
Won
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Actor for “Il male oscuro” Nominated
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1991)Best Supporting Actor for”I divertimenti della vita privata” Nominated
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1989)Best Actor for “‘O re” Nominated
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1984)Best Actor for “Mi manda Picone” Nominated
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1974)Best Actor for “Love & Anarchy” Won
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1974)Best Actor for “Paolo il caldo” Nominated
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1973)Best Actor for “Mimì metallurgico ferito nell’onore”Won
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1971)Best Supporting Actor for “Dramma della gelosia (tutti i particolari in cronaca)Nominated
Kineo Awards, Italy (2008)Best Actor “Milano Palermo – Il ritorno”Nominated
Locarno International Film Festival (2014)Excellence AwardWon
Los Angeles Italian Film Awards (1999)Film (Outstanding Achievement Award)Won
Milano International Film Festival Awards (MIFF Awards) (2002) Lifetime Achievement AwardWon
Newport Beach Film Festival (2002)Best Actor for “Ti voglio bene Eugenio”Won
Online Film & Television Association (2019)Best Ensemble in a Motion Picture or Limited Series for “Catch-22”Nominated
Premio Berenice (2003)Honorary AwardWon
Primavera del Cinema Italiano Festival (2009)Career AwardWon
San Sebastián International Film Festival (1973)Best Actor for “Sono stato io!” Won
Taormina International Film Festival (2007)Taormina Arte AwardWon
Taormina International Film Festival (2001)Taormina Arte AwardWon
Taormina International Film Festival (1989)Career CharybdisWon
Viareggio EuropaCinema (1998)Platinum Award for Cinematic ExcellenceWon

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