Actor and stand up comedian

Andrea Garofalo è un attore italiano. All’età di sedici anni si trasferisce in Nuova Zelanda per un semestre scolastico dove si appassiona alla recitazione.

Tornato in Italia studia recitazione con Michael Margotta, Danny Lemmo e Danilo Nigrelli. Inoltre, consegue la laurea triennale e magistrale in “Scienze politiche e relazioni internazionali” presso l’Università di Roma Tre. In seguito a una borsa di studio si trasferisce a Los Angeles dove studia presso la New York Film Academy e inizia ad esibirsi nei comedy-club di Los Angeles come stand up comedian.

 

Andrea Garofalo ha lavorato in teatro e televisione con produzioni nazionali e internazionali tra cui Medici: Masters of Florence – The Magnificent di Jon Cassar e Jan Michelini e Amanda Knox di Robert Dornhelm. Nel cinema è protagonista del cortometraggio Arianna, da lui stesso ideato e interpretato, diretto da David Ambrosini, con il quale sbarca alla 74esima Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia e colleziona numerosi premi internazionali.

English Version

Andrea Garofalo is an Italian actor. At the young age of 16, he moves to New Zealand for a six-month study period. Here he starts showing an impressive flair for the theatre.

Once back in Italy he studies acting intensively with well-known theatre coaches such as Michael Margotta,Danny Lemmo and Danilo Nigrelli as well as attending Roma Tre University where he graduates with a major in “Political science: International Relations”. After receiving a scholarship at the New York Film Academy, he moves to Los Angeles. While studying acting, he starts showing good promise as a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles comedy clubs.

 

Andrea has been acting for international productions both on television and in the theatre, among them, “The Medici, Masters of Florence The Magnificent,” directed by J. Cassar and Michelini, and “Amanda Knox” by Robert Dornhelm, the theatrical musical “Fame” directed by Aillen Moir. In addition, he has become especially known to insiders in the industry thanks to his short film “Arianna”, which he wrote himself and which was directed by David Ambrosini. It was presented at the 74th Venice International Film Festival in 2017 and received numerous awards around the world.

    • 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
    • English accents – American, British, Italian, Russian
    • Profili/Profiles
      E-talenta Andrea GarofaloIMDB Andrea GarofaloSpotlight Actor

News

• 10 Marzo 2018; Andrea riceve il premio come miglior attore protagonista per “Arianna” presso lo United International Film Festival negli storici Raleigh Studios di Hollywood, Los Angeles

• 10th March 2018: Andrea received the award as best actor for “Arianna” at the United International Film Festival, held in the historical Raleigh Studios, Hollywood.

I Medici - Masters of Florence. The Magnificent.• Settembre/ottobre 2017: Andrea è sul set della seconda stagione della serie tv internazionale: “I Medici – Masters of Florence. The Magnificent.” diretta da J. Cassar e Michelini, con Sean Bean, Daniel Sharman, Bradley James,.Prodotta da Lux Vide e Big Light Production .

• September/october 2017: Andrea is filming the international tv series  “: I Medici – Masters of Florence. The Magnificent.” with Sean Bean, Daniel Sharman and Bradley James. Produced by Lux Vide and Big Light production.

Los Angeles Film Awards• Andrea riceve la menzione speciale presso il Los Angeles Film Awards come miglior attore in un Film indipendente per la sua interpretazione dell’avvocatessa transgender “Arianna”, da cui prende titolo il cortometraggio realizzato da David Ambrosini.

• Andrea received an “Honorable mention” at the Los Angeles Film Awards for his performance of the young transgender lawyer “Arianna” .

Reeling 35th: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival• 24/9/2017, Andrea è presente alla prima internazionale del cortometraggio “Arianna” presso il Reeling 35th: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival.

• 9/24/2017: Andrea shows up at the international premiere of the short movie “Arianna” at the Chicago LGBT International film Festival.

http://reelingfilmfestival.org/2017/films/arianna/

Andrea Garofalo e Stella Egitto in diretta dal Lido di Venezia presentano “Arianna”alla trasmissione Cinematografo condotta da Gigi Marzullo

• “Cinematografo” speciale Venezia 74

• Andrea Garofalo e Stella Egitto in diretta dal Lido di Venezia presentano “Arianna” al Cinematografo condotto da Gigi Marzullo.

http://www.raiplay.it/video/2017/08/Cinematografo-Speciale-74-Mostra-dArte-Cinematografica-di-Venezia-ef20f8dd-18cd-4118-9503-2d2115212d1e.html

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

Ph:Fabrizio Cestari  Stylist: David Naman

http://www.rollingstone.it/cinema-tv/foto-cinema/venezia-74-i-volti-piu-interessanti-della-mostra-del-cinema/2017-09-05/

Andrea Garofalo sul Red Carpet della 74°Mostra internazionale d'arte cinematografica di Venezia• 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 International Venice Film Festival with the short film “Arianna” by David Ambrosini

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.

    • Mr Alfredo
      directed by David Ambrosini
      Starring: Mark Ashworth
      language:; English
      In 1925, Mr. Alfredo, an italian immigrant, manages a luxury brothel in East London and he demands respect for his “special service”.

    • “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
2017- I Medici - Masters of Florence (Season 2)J. Cassar/Michelini
2017- 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

Direct Contact

ag@andrea-garofalo.com

 

Location

Rome | Paris | Berlin | London

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Agent UK

 

ML International, Michelle Libetrau, info@mlinternationaltalent.com

https://www.mlinternationaltalent.co.uk/

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Agent GER

 

Friends Connection Agency,

Isabelle Munch, info@friendsconnectionberlin.de

http://www.friendsconnectionberlin.de/