Happy Birthday: Roberto Benigni

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robertobenigni.jpgRoberto Benigni

Born: October 27, 1952 in Manciano La Misericordia, Castiglion Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy

Married to: Nicoletta Braschi (26 December 1991 – present)

[on winning the Best Actor Academy Award for Life Is Beautiful (1997) after already accepting the Best Foreign Language Film award as its director] “Thank you. This is a terrible mistake, because I used up all my English!”

[During his speech after winning the Oscar for Life is Beautiful] I would like to thank my parents in Vergaio, a little village in Italy. They gave me the biggest gift: poverty.

Down by Law
1986
dir. Jarmusch
Starring
Tom Waits
Ellen Barkin
COFFEE AND CIGARETTESCoffee and Cigarettes
2003
dir. Jarmusch
Starring
Benigni
Cate Blanchett
Life is Beautiful
1997
dir. Benigni
Starring
Benigni
Nicoletta Braschi
MOVIE POSTERTO ROME WITH LOVE
2012
dir. Woody Allen
Stars:
Ellen Page
Greta Gerwig

Deadline October 31st

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