Fabrizio Gifuni is one of the most successful actors on the Italian film and theatre scene.
After completing his studies with Orazio Costa at the Accademia Nazionale d’Arte Drammatica “Silvio d’Amico” in 1992, Gifuni made his stage debut in 1993 in the role of Orestes, in Euripides’ Electra directed by Massimo Castri who subsequently directed him in Goldoni’s The Holiday Trilogy. In the following years, he started a fruitful collaboration with the Greek theatre company directed by Theodoros Terzopoulos. During the early 2000’s, he created and performed a number of theater pieces. Together with Giuseppe Bertoluci, he developed the multiple award-winning Gadda e Pasolini, antibiografia di una nazione (Gadda and Pasolini, the anti-biography of a nation), which includes the shows ‘Na specie de cadavere lunghissimo (Something Like a Very Long Cadaver) (Premio Istrio 2006) and L’Ingegner Gadda va alla guerra o della tragica istoria di Amleto Pirobutirro (Gadda Goes to War, or the Tragic History of Amleto Pirobutirro) (2010 Ubu Prize for Best Show and Best Actor of the year).