Corrado Invernizzi

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Corrado Invernizzi
Invernizzi in 2008
Born (1965-04-25) 25 April 1965 (age 59)
Genoa, Italy

Corrado Invernizzi (born 25 April 1965) is an Italian actor.[1]


In movies, he appeared in Vincere as a psychiatrist and in Kidnapped as Judge Carboni (both directed by Marco Bellocchio). Both debuted at the Cannes Film Festival, followed by the New York Film Festival. He worked twice with James Mangold, in Ford v. Ferrari where he played Franco Gozzi (Enzo Ferrari's right hand) and in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny where he was Luigi, the pilot who helps to save the archeologist and his team. He appeared in Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy directed by Marco Tullio Giordana as judge Pietro Calogero.

In theater, he appeared in The Coast of Utopia by Tom Stoppard also directed by Marco Tullio Giordana, in the role of literary critic Belinskij.[2][3] The play received the Ubu Awards,[4] the Le Maschere Awards[5] and the Critic's Award in 2012.[6] In 2010, he worked with the Beijing Opera under Patrick Sommier in the play Water Margin by Shi Nai'an.[7][8]

In the new television series Marco Polo, released on 12 December 2014 and produced by Netflix, he plays Maffeo Polo, brother of Niccolò and Marco's uncle.[9] In 2016, he was part of the cast of Genius, the first US television series produced by National Geographic. The series was created by Ron Howard and is based on the life of Albert Einstein. He played the role of French physicist Pierre Curie. The same year he also was a protagonist of an episode of the British series Doctor Who, titled Extremis, released on 20 May 2017 on BBC One. In 2018 he co-starred in The Name of the Rose, the drama series based on the international bestseller novel of the same name by Umberto Eco, where he plays the role of Michele of Cesena.

Invernizzi's career also includes voice-over work (or voice acting) with The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily directed by Lorenzo Mattotti that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019, where he played the role of the Grand Duke.

He is a tenor and studied opera singing at Conservatorio Giacomo Puccini in La Spezia.[1][10][11]




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  1. ^ a b c Véronique Auriol. "Corrado Invernizzi" (in French). ArtMedia. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Coast of Utopia" (in Italian). Teatro di Roma. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  3. ^ Franco Cordelli (12 December 2005). "La "Sponda dell'utopia" e la rivoluzione diluita". Il Corriere della Sera (in Italian).
  4. ^ "The Coast of Utopia miglior spettacolo dell'anno" (in Italian). Teatro Stabile di Torino. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  5. ^ ""The coast of utopia" trionfa a Napoli" (in Italian). Teatro di Roma. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Michela Cescon" (in Italian). Diberti & C. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  7. ^ a b "L'Opera di Pechino al Piccolo Teatro di Milano: I Briganti" (in Italian). Fondazione Italia China. Archived from the original on 26 December 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  8. ^ Giampiero Raga Nelli. "Au bord de l'eau / I briganti" (in Italian). Teatroteatro. Archived from the original on 26 December 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  9. ^ E.T. (3 April 2014). "Anche Favino e la Morante in "Marco Polo"". La Nuova Venezia (in Italian).
  10. ^ "Corrado Invernizzi" (PDF). Soli e Associati. Retrieved 27 December 2014.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ Paola Orsini (24 June 2009). "Intervista in esclusiva a Corrado Invernizzi (parte I)" (in Italian). CineMio.
  12. ^ Red/Lr-Pe (19 January 1998). "Teatro Pirandello al Nuovo di Milano" (in Italian). ADNKronos.
  13. ^ Archivio Multimediale Attori Italiani. "Spettacolo" (in Italian). Firenze University Press. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  14. ^ "Bar / La Festa" (in French). Theatre online. December 2004.
  15. ^ "" Bien lotis " Comédie Peri-urbaine de Philippe Malone Mise en scène par Laurent Vacher". Le Monde (in French). 15 July 2013.

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