Actor and stand up comedian

Andrea Garofalo è un attore romano. All’età di 16 anni si trasferisce in Nuova Zelanda per un esperienza di studio all’estero dove inizia ad appassionarsi al teatro e a prendere le prime lezioni di recitazione a scuola.

Tornato in Italia viene selezionato nel musical “Fame” diretto da Aillen Moir e presentato al Worcester Festival in Inghilterra. Si inscrive all’università, vive e studia per 6 mesi a Bergen in Norvegia e si laurea con lode in Scienze Politiche relazioni internazionali ma senza mai smettere di recitare. Proprio in quel periodo fa la sua prima apparizione sul piccolo schermo interpretando il ragazzo di Meredith Kercher nel film “Amanda Knox” diretto da Robert Dornhelm. A 24 anni, terminati gli studi universitari, si dedica completamente  alla recitazione studiando in Italia intensivamente con Michael Margotta, Danny Lemmo e Danilo Nigrelli. All’estero, partecipa a Londra ai workshop intensivi della Royal academy of Dramatic Arts e infine si trasferisce a los Angeles dove studia recitazione presso la New York Film Academy. Proprio a Los Angeles si appassiona alla stand up comedy e inizia a esibirsi  in diversi comedy club di Los angeles come stand up comedian e arriva in finale presso l’HaHa comedy club contest di North Hollywood. Poco prima di tornare in Italia viene selezionato tra gli young comedian talents del noto Flappers Comedy Club di Los Angeles.

Attualmente vive a Roma.

Oltre alla sua immensa passione per il cinema e il teatro è un un grandissimo tifoso della asRoma.

English Version

Andrea Garofalo (born on 28 October 1987), is an Italian actor. At the age of 16 he moves to New Zealand for a study period abroad and here he starts showing a certain flair for theatre and going to acting classes at school.

Once back in Italy, he is chosen for a part in the musical “Fame” directed by Aillen Moir and presented at the Worcester Festival in England. While still pursuing his acting career, Andrea enrolls at the university in Rome, lives and studies for 6 months in Bergen (Norway), and graduates in Political Science with a major in international relations. During this period, he lands his first role on the small screen, interpreting Meredith Kercher’s boyfriend in the film “Amanda Knox” directed by Robert Dornhelm. After graduation, at the age of 24 Andrea decides to dedicate his life to acting, transforming his passion into a full-time profession. He studies intensively in Italy with Michael Margotta, Danny Lemmo and Danilo Nigrelli and takes part in intensive acting workshops at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. In 2015 Andrea moves to Los Angeles to hone his acting skills at the New York Film Academy. In the heart of the U.S. movie industry, he starts showing good promise as a stand-up comedian in LA comedy clubs, reaching the finals at the HaHa comedy club contest in North Hollywood. Just before coming back to Italy he earns the accolade of young comedian talent at the well-known Flappers Comedy Club in LA.

He currently lives in Rome.

As well as his great passion for cinema and theatre, he is a staunch supporter of as Roma soccer club.

    • Altezza/Height – 1,80 cm/5’96’’
    • Peso/Weight – 70 Kg / 154 lbs
    • Occhi/Eyes – Azzurri/light blue
    • Capelli/Hair – Castani/Brown
    • Lingue/Languages – Italian, English, French
    • Formazione | Training – New York Film Academy Los Angeles
    • Dialetti italiani/Italian Dialects – Romano, siciliano, milanese
    • Profili
      E-talenta Andrea GarofaloIMDB Andrea Garofalo

News

• “Arianna” short movie has been selected at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival.
Andrea Garofalo: leading actor, producer and storyline writer

• Andrea Garofalo è  stato scelto da Rolling Stone Italia tra i volti più interessanti della Mostra del cinema di Venezia.

• Magazine Rolling Stone Italy has selected Andrea Garofalo among the most interesting faces of the Venice Film Festival 2017.

• Andrea Garofalo sul Red Carpet della 74°Mostra internazionale d’arte cinematografica di Venezia con il cortometraggio “Arianna” di David Ambrosini.

• Andrea Garofalo on the Red Carpet at the 74th Venice Film Festival with the short film “Arianna” by David Ambrosini

• 2017 “Arianna” short Movie.
Andrea in the leading role of the young transsexual lawyer Arianna alongside Giampiero Judica e Stella Egitto.

Trailer available on-line

Showreel

    • Sogno di una vita
      Starring: Alessio De Persio
      Genre: Drama
      After one year of house arrest for drug dealing and consequetely to his mother death, Samuel decides to completely change his life.

    • Caseina
      Directed by Luca Arseni
      Starring: Stella Egitto
      Genre: comedy
      Language: Italian
      Stella hates Andrea’s addiction to any kind of cheese. Andrea hates the sound of Stella dutch clogs’ when she uses them at home. They could be the perfect couple…maybe.

    • “La Chance”
      directed by Antoine Legardinier
      starring: Emilie Van Wormhoudt
      Language: French
      A man has been just fired from his job. He is going back home and he sees a young hitchhiker woman. He decides to pick her up and this meeting will change his way of thinking about the world.

    • American cops
      Stand up comedy contest “Haha comedy Club”, North Hollywood Los Angeles
      Language. English
      The guest stand up comedian made jokes about me all the time but he didn t know I was one of the contest participants…

Curriculum Vitae

Formazione | Training

  • New York Film Academy “Acting for film intensive program

    ESTAD Training professionale per attori

    Michael Margotta Seminars “Training and script analysis

    Royal academy of Dramatic Arts “Acting for camera workshop

    Stage teatrale con Danilo Nigrelli

Cinema | Tv | ShortsDirector/Regia
2016- AriannaDavid Ambrosini
2016- Solo per amore 2 (tv series)Raffaele Mertes
2016- La ChanceAntoine Legardinier
2016- CaseinaLuca Arseni
2015- RealityGrace Cunnigham
2015- The GridAndi Osho
2015- The applicationSydney Esiri
2015- Redemption is redRaphael Regis
2015- The TherapistJulia Mattos
2015- La droga de l’amorManu Veiras
2014- Figli del PiomboAmedeo Turco
2012- Amanda Knox (film tv)Robert Dornhelm
Teatro/StageDirector
2017 Wedding PlannerGiuseppe Sorgi
2015- Stand up Comedy Contest “HAHA Comedy Club”Los Angeles
2014- Antonio e CleopatraRiccardo Lionelli
2013- Serata Omicidio (“Il Gruppetto”- ZELIG)Giuseppe Sorgi
2006- West side StoryAillen Moir
2005- Fame (Worcester festival)Aillen Moir
2004- An Italian in New Zealand (one man show)Christchurch, Nuova Zelanda

Contact Info for Andrea

Location

Rome | Paris | Berlin | London