Giancarlo Giannini

1 Aug 1942

Actor, Director

Giancarlo Giannini (born 1 August 1942) is an Italian actor and dubber.

Giannini was born La Spezia, Liguria, Italy. He studied at the Accademia Nazionale d'Arte Drammatica in Rome, and made his film debut in a small part in Fango sulla metropoli in 1965. He appeared in supporting roles in Anzio and The Secret of Santa Vittoria, and starred in the original version of Swept Away. In 1971, he appeared in E le stelle stanno a guardare, a television adaptation of A. J. Cronin's novel, The Stars Look Down.

In 1976, he starred in Seven Beauties, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, which is unusual in that his performance was given entirely in Italian. He dubbed Jack Nicholson's voice in the Italian release of both The Shining and Batman; he is the official Italian dubber of Al Pacino. His fluency in English has brought him a number of featured roles in Hollywood productions, most notably as Inspector Pazzi in Hannibal. He has also appeared in A Walk in the Clouds and Man on Fire.

Giannini's best-known starring roles have been in films directed by Lina Wertmuller. In addition to Swept Away and Seven Beauties, he also appeared in The Seduction of Mimi, Love and Anarchy, A Night Full of Rain, and Francesca e Nunziata.

He played the role of the protective father, Alberto Aragón, in A Walk in the Clouds in 1995. He played the Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV in the 2000 Dune miniseries. In 2002, he starred in the horror film Darkness.

Perhaps his best-known recent role is as French agent René Mathis in the 21st and 22nd James Bond films, Casino Royale and the sequel, Quantum of Solace.

Giannini has a son, Adriano Giannini, who is also an actor and dubber.

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Filmography (67 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Notti Magiche
Role: Actor
(movie, 2018)
···The Catcher Was a Spy
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Professor Eduardo Amaldi)
(movie, 2017)
···The Neighborhood
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gianluca Moretti)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2013)
···AmeriQua
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Don Ferracane)
(movie, 2012)
···Omamamia
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Lorenzo)
(movie, 2008)
···Quantum of Solace
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as René Mathis)
(movie, 2007)
···Il generale Dalla Chiesa
Genre: Biography
Role: Actor (as Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa)
(movie, 2007)
···Milano Palermo - Il ritorno
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Turi Leofonte)
(movie, 2006)
···Casino Royale
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as René Mathis)
(movie, 2006)
···Tirante el Blanco
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Emperador)
(movie, 2006)
···L'onore e il rispetto
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pippo O' Calabrese)
(movie, 2004)
···Man on Fire
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Manzano)
(movie, 2003)
···Piazza delle cinque lune
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Branco)
(movie, 2003)
···Il cuore altrove
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Cesare)
(movie, 2003)
···L'acqua... il fuoco
Role: Actor (as David)
(movie, 2002)
···Darkness
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Albert Rua)
(movie, 2002)
···Dracula
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Dr. Enrico Valenzi)
(movie, 2002)
···I banchieri di Dio
Genre: Drama, Crime, Biography
Role: Actor (as Flavio Carboni)
(movie, 2002)
···Ti voglio bene Eugenio
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Eugenio)
(movie, 2001)
···Hannibal
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Insp. Renaldo Pazzi)
(movie, 2001)
···Francesca e Nunziata
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Giordano Montorsi)
(movie, 2001)
···The Whole Shebang
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Pop Bazinni)
(movie, 2000)
···Frank Herbert's Dune
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Padishah - Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV)
(movie, 2000)
···Una noche con Sabrina Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Leonardo)
(movie, 2000)
···Vipera
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Guastamacchia)
(movie, 1999)
···Milonga
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Commissioner)
(movie, 1998)
···Dolce far niente
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Count Nencini)
(movie, 1998)
···La stanza dello scirocco
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Marquis of Acquafurata)
(movie, 1997)
···Mimic
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Manny)
(movie, 1996)
···Celluloide
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sergio Amidei)
(movie, 1996)
···La lupa
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Padre Angiolino)
(movie, 1996)
···Un angelo a New York
Role: Actor (as Enzo)
(movie, 1995)
···A Walk in the Clouds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Alberto Aragón)
(movie, 1995)
···Celluloide
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sergio Amidei)
(movie, 1994)
···Jacob
Genre: History
Role: Actor (as Laban)
(movie, 1994)
···Come due coccodrilli
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pietro Fraschini)
(movie, 1992)
···Once Upon a Crime
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Inspector Bonnard)
(movie, 1990)
···Vita coi figli
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Adriano Setti)
(movie, 1990)
···Il male oscuro
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Giuseppe Marchi)
(movie, 1989)
···'O re
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Francesco II di Borbone)
(movie, 1989)
···Lo zio indegno
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Riccardo)
(movie, 1988)
···Snack Bar Budapest
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Avvocato)
(movie, 1988)
···I picari
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Guzman)
(movie, 1987)
···I picari
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Guzman)
(movie, 1986)
···Saving Grace
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Abalardi)
(movie, 1985)
···Fever Pitch
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Charley)
(movie, 1984)
···American Dreamer
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Victor Marchand)
(movie, 1984)
···Mi manda Picone
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Salvatore Cannavacciuolo)
(movie, 1981)
···La vita è bella
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Antonio Murillo)
(movie, 1981)
···Lili Marleen
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Robert)
(movie, 1979)
···Buone notizie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as L'Innominato)
(movie, 1976)
···L'innocente
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Tullio Hermil)
(movie, 1975)
···Pasqualino Settebellezze
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Pasqualino Frafuso aka Settebellezze)
(movie, 1974)
···Fatti di gente perbene
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tullio Murri)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Gennarino Carunchio)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Antonio Soffiantini 'Tunin')
(movie, 1973)
···Paolo il caldo
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Paolo Castorini)
(movie, 1972)
···Ettore lo fusto
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ulisse)
(movie, 1972)
···La prima notte di quiete
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Giorgio Mosca aka 'Spider')
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Carmelo Mardocheo · Mimí)
(movie, 1969)
···Le sorelle
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dario)
(movie, 1968)
···Lo sbarco di Anzio
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Pvt. Cellini)
(movie, 1966)
···Rita la zanzara
Genre: Musical
Role: Actor (as Paolo Randi)
(movie, 1965)
···Libido
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Christian)