Bova first achieved European fame with the film Piccolo Grande Amore when he co-starred with Susannah York, Burt Young and Paul Freeman. He next appeared in the successful film La Piovra, for which he won a Telegatto, the Italian version of an Emmy Award.
In the popular films La Lupa (1995) and Palermo Milano Solo Andata (1995), he starred with Giancarlo Giannini; in Il Sindaoo with Anthony Quinn and Carole Bouquet; and in the film Madame D (2000), a French remake of the famous Madame de, he toplined with Maz Ophuls.
In I Cavalieri Che Fecero L'Impresa (2001), directed by Pupi Avati, Bova worked with F. Murray Abraham. He then performed in Francesca a Nunziata (2001), directed by Lina Wertmuller and co-starring with Sophia Loren. With Ultimo (1998), Bova won a second 'Telegatto'. Avenging Angelo (2001) marked his first appearance in an American production; the film also starred Sylvester Stallone and Madeleine Stowe. Bova played St. Francis in Francesco (2000).
His recent film, La Finestra Di Fronte, directed by Ferzan Ozpetek, was the top grossing Italian film in Italy this year and won five 'David di Donatello' Awards (the Italian Oscar), including Best Film.
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