Massimo Troisiactor; director; writer
Birthplace: San Giorgio a Cremano, Italy
Troisi was a veritable Renaissance man of film, serving as author, director, and lead actor in Ricomincio Da Tre (1981), Le Vie Del Signore Sono Finite (1987), and Pensavo Fosse Amore Invece Era Un Calesse (1991), as well as acting in numerous other movies. He was awarded the Coppa Volpi for best male actor by the Venice Film Festival for his performance in Che Ora è (1989) and was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor for The Postman (1995), his last film.Died: 6/04/1994
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