13 Facts About Alessandro Nivola


Alessandro Antine Nivola was born on June 28,1972 and is an American actor.


Alessandro Nivola has been nominated for a Tony Award and an Independent Spirit Award and has won a Screen Actors Guild Award, a British Independent Film Award, and the Best Actor Award at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival among others.


Alessandro Nivola's mother, Virginia, is an artist, and his father, Pietro Salvatore Nivola, was a professor of political science and a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.


Alessandro Nivola was born the first of two boys; his brother, Adrian Nivola, a painter, is five years younger.


Alessandro Nivola's family lived in Burlington, Vermont, where he attended Mater Christi School, a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy.


Alessandro Nivola graduated from Yale University with a BA in English in 1994 and a year later made his Broadway debut opposite Helen Mirren in A Month in the Country earning a Drama Desk Award nomination.


Alessandro Nivola played Dickie Moltisanti, the lead role in The Many Saints of Newark, David Chase's feature film prequel to his heralded television series The Sopranos.


Alessandro Nivola has worked frequently in television, starring opposite Robert De Niro in Barry Levinson's Madoff family biopic The Wizard of Lies, as well as the TNT miniseries The Company, the UK Channel 4 series Chimerica, and the three-part BBC miniseries Black Narcissus, broadcast 27,28, and 29 December 2020.


Alessandro Nivola starred opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in the 1995 Williamstown Theater Festival production of Shakespeare's As You Like It.


In 2013 Alessandro Nivola established King Bee Productions with his wife Emily Mortimer.


Alessandro Nivola produced To Dust starring Matthew Broderick which won the Audience Award at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and was nominated for a 2020 Independent Spirit Award.


In March 2022, it was announced that Alessandro Nivola was cast in Sony's Kraven the Hunter film, set for release on October 6,2023, in which he will play Spider-Man antagonist The Rhino.


Alessandro Nivola married British actress Emily Mortimer in Buckinghamshire in January 2003.