Italian comedian, playwright, and actor who has become widely known for his roles in films like Stai lontana da me, Ci vediamo domani, and Un'estate ai Caraibi.
Began his career in comedy starring in a number of variety shows before earning his breakout role in Un medico in famiglia.
He wrote, directed, and starred in the 2000 romantic comedy Si fa presto a dire amore.
Born to Antonino and Anna Brignano, he later married Bianca Pazzaglia in 2008. The pair divorced in 2013. He has a brother named Gaspare.
Both he and Giulio Berruti appeared in the 2015 film Tutte lo vogliono.