More Raoul Bova Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Under the Tuscan Sun)Raoul Bova is one of the most popular and talented actors in contemporary Italian cinema. His debut movie, Una Storia Italiana; was both a critical and popular success, as was Cominició Tutto per Caso; co-starring Margherita Buy. He sealed his superstar status in his native Italy with the film Piccolo Grande Amore; and the TV drama La Piovra.
Raoul's filmography includes La Lupa and Palermo Milano solo Andata with Giancarlo Giannim; Il Sindaco del Rione Sanita with Anthony Quinn and Susannah York; the French production Madame De... with Carole Bouquet; and I Cavalieri Che Fecero fImpresa with E Murray Abraham, distributed in Europe and the United States, directed by Pupi Avati.
Raoul's latest film, La Finestra di Fronte;" won more Donatello Awards (Italy's equivalent to the Oscar) this year than any other picture, and it has the distinction of being Italy's top-grossing film of 2003. Raoul won the President's Award for Best Actor for this film, which he accepted at the Venice Film Festival in September.
Bio courtesy Touchstone for "Under the Tuscan Sun" (01-Jan-2000)