Raoul Bova

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8/14/1971 , Rome, Italy

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Raoul currently lives in Rome with his wife Chiara Giordano and their two children, Alessandro Leon and Francesco.

He is considered to be one of the most handsome Italian actors for his appearance and figure, for the intensity of his green and grey eyes, and for his glance.

He debuted in the leading role of "Una Storia Italiana" (1991), a role that gained him widespread public recognition. He caught the attention of critics in "Cominciò tutto per caso" (1993), where he performed alongside Margherita Buy.



Raoul achieved European fame with the film "Piccolo grande amore" (which translates to "Pretty Princess") (1993). He co-starred with Susannah York, Burt Young, Paul Freeman and became a public favorite thanks to the wildly successful film "La Piovra" ("The Octopus") (1994) winning a "Telegatto" (The Italian version of the Emmy Award)


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