Massimo Troisi

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Birth Name: Massimo Troisi
Born: 02/19/1953
Birth Place: Italy
Death Place: Italy
Died: 06/04/1994

Troisi segued to films as writer, director and star of "Ricomincio da Tre/Starting Over From Three" (1981), a comedy in which he was a clumsy, shy man coping with the effects of feminism. It proved to be a popular success and went on to break Italian box office records. His second effort "Scusate Il Retardo/Sorry I'm Late" (1983) fully established Troisi as a comic talent. Exploring the problems of modern couples, the film used monologues, gestures and other components of Neapolitan theater to achieve its effects. He teamed with Roberto Benigni as co-author and co-director on the fantasy "Non ci Reste che Piangere/Nothing Left to Do But Cry" (1985), which found the pair miraculously transpor... Continue Bio >>

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