Gabriele Salvatores


Birthday July 30, 1950

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Naples, Italy

Age 73 years old

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Academy Award-winning director of the Italian film Mediterraneo about a group of Italian soldiers stranded on an island in Greece.

Before Fame

He began as a theater director in the early 1970s, founding the Teatro dell'Elfo in Milan.


His unique artistic vision and record of successful films made him the perfect choice to take over heading the Turin Film Festival in 2013.

Family Life

He was born in Naples, Italy.

Associated With

He admitted to being a big fan of Inter Milan and their star player Giuseppe Bergomi.