Massimo Troisi

Italian Actor
Born Feb 19, 1953

Massimo Troisi was an Italian actor, film director, and poet. He is best known for his role as Mario Ruoppolo in the 1994 film Il Postino.

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1953 Birth Born on February 19, 1953.


1969 16 Years Old After high school, Troisi wrote some poems inspired by his favourite author, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and, in 1969, started to play in a small local theatre together with some childhood friends (including Lello Arena and Enzo Decaro). … Read More
1972 19 Years Old Troisi started his artistic career as a cabaret showman in 1972, as a member of the comic trio called "I Saraceni" ("The Saracens") and, later, "La Smorfia" (from the name of the "book of the numbers" traditionally used in Naples for lottery and tombola, but also meaning "the face", as in "to make a face"). … Read More


1981 28 Years Old Troisi wrote, directed, and starred in his first film, Ricomincio da tre ("I Start Over from Three") in 1981. … Read More


1983 30 Years Old Scusate il ritardo, similar to the preceding one, was released in 1983, and Massimo Troisi did have as co-starring Giuliana De Sio. … Read More
1987 34 Years Old After some small acting roles, in 1987 Troisi directed Le vie del Signore sono finite, set during the Fascist era. … Read More


1994 41 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He is best known for his role as Mario Ruoppolo in the 1994 film Il Postino. … Read More
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