Nino Castelnuovo

Nino Castelnuovo

actor, additional crew

Nino Castelnuovo was born on Oct 28, 1936 in Italy. Nino Castelnuovo's big-screen debut came with Era di venerdì 17 directed by Mario Soldati in 1956, strarring Petit rôle (uncredited). Nino Castelnuovo is known for The English Patient directed by Anthony Minghella, Ralph Fiennes stars as Almásy and Juliette Binoche as Hana. The most recent award Nino Castelnuovo achieved is Avellino Neorealism Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Nino Castelnuovo plays is The English Patient which will be released on Dec 06, 1996.

Francesco 'Nino' Castelnuovo was born to humble beginnings in Lombardy, the second of four brothers. His working life began with a series of stints in various jobs, including house painting, as a mechanic and as a sales agent, after which he decided to take drama classes at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan. A first screen appearance in 1957 was followed by a motion picture debut two years later. He had a small supporting part in Luchino Visconti's Rocco et ses frères (1960), but his career only gained traction with a co-starring role opposite Catherine Deneuve in the romantic musical drama Les parapluies de Cherbourg (1964) (though his scenes were subsequently re-dubbed). Castelnuovo's greatest popularity came via the small screen, as Renzo Tramaglino, key protagonist of the mini-series Les fiancés (1967), a period piece set during the Spanish occupation of Lombardy in the 17th century and based on a best-selling novel by Alessandro Manzoni. Other appearances have included both American and Italian-produced westerns (La récompense (1965), 5 hommes armés (1969)) among notably cosmopolitan casts. By the early 70s, Castelnuovo acted primarily on stage, in serial television and was seen for several years in commercials for Olio Cuore, a corn oil company. His final fling on the international scene was a small role in [Le patient anglais (1996)] as an archaeologist, recalled in flashback scenes by the lead character Almásy. Castelnuovo retired in 2016. He was married to the actress Danila Trebbi.

  • Birthday

    Oct 28, 1936
  • Place of Birth

    Lecco, Lombardy, Italy

Known For


1 wins & 0 nominations

Avellino Neorealism Film Festival
Best Actor
Winner - Laceno d'Oro

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