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Marco Leonardi

Marco Leonardi

After winning acclaim for his role as the teenaged Toto in Cinema Paradiso, Marco Leonardi went on to star in another popular and romantic foreign film - Alfonso Arau's Like Water For Chocolate. Since then, he has become a sought-after young actor in Hollywood. Among his recent films are The Five Senses, Nights of the Quest and Texas Rangers. He will next be seen in Robert Rodriguez's highly anticipated Once Upon a Time in Mexico.

Leonardi made his American feature debut in the independent drama My Brother Jack and has also been seen in From Dusk til Dawn 3: Hangman's Daughter and the TNT Original Movie David.

Born in Australia to Italian parents and fluent in four languages, Leonardi grew up in Rome and began in commercials at the age of three. An Italian film veteran, Leonardi has starred in over 20 films in his native Italy including Stendhal Syndrome, opposite Asia Argento and directed by Dario Argento; Forget Palmero, directed by Francesco Rosi and starring Jim Belushi and Mimi Rogers; and Una Vacanza All' Inferno.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Marco Leonardi Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayNovember 14, 1971 (46)
SignScorpio
BirthplaceAustralia

Selected Filmography

Not available.