Roberto BenigniOscar Winner
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Roberto was born under the official name Benigni, Roberto Remigio on October 27th, 1952. He has been a credited actor since the 1986 film Down by Law.
Roberto Benigni has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. He has starred in two films including the 2005 comedy movie La tigre e la neve as the character Attilio de Giovanni and the 1993 comedy film Son of the Pink Panther playing Gendarme Jacques Gambrelli.
Roberto has a limited track record in supporting parts. To date, Roberto has only been in the 1986 comedy movie Down by Law. Roberto Benigni has yet to establish a position as a bankable star.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1993 comedy film Son of the Pink Panther, which brought in $2,000,000 at the box office.
Beyond acting, Roberto Benigni was the director of the 2005 movie comedy La tigre e la neve.
Roberto is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least six magazines, captured in more than one pictorials, interviewed in over five publications and featured in fourteen magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.
As an actor Roberto Benigni has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He won the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Guido in the 1998 movie Life Is Beautiful.