Federico Russo (born October 19, 1997) is an Italian actor and singer best known for portraying Mimmo Cesaroni in the family comedy, I Cesaroni.

He portrays Sam Costa on Alex & Co.

Life and Career

Federico lives in Rome with his parents and his five siblings (two boys and three girls)

He debuted in 2004, participating in the television series, transmitted in Italy by Rai 2, Incantesimo 7. In 2005 is present in Incantesimo 8 and in television miniseries, transmitted by Rai Uno, De Gasperi, l'uomo della speranza. In the same year he won Dancing with the children starlets, category of the second edition of Dancing with the Stars, the Rai Uno conducted by Milly Carlucci.

In 2006 participates in the miniseries Canale 5, Carabinieri – Sotto copertura, spin-off of series Carabinieri. In the same year he comes to popularity by participating, in the role of Mimmo Cesaroni, the number of Canale 5, I Cesaroni, with Claudio Amendola and Elena Sofia Ricci, who also plays the role in subsequent seasons.

From June 6 to 9, 2009, he participates as a guest to the transmission Break Post, broadcast on Rai Gulp, along with Angelica Cinquantini, also in the cast of I Cesaroni. Also in 2009 he participates in the TV series "Provaci ancora Prof" in the role of Nino. In 2010 he starred in the video clip of PQuadro, glass Anime, song composed by Pquadro collaboration with Emilio Munda in the text, music and arrangements. Directed by Gabriele Paoli.

In 2011 he starred in the individual video clips of Max Pezzali, Believe.

Also in 2014 he is engaged in the series of the Cesaroni, this time for the sixth series.

In 2015 work for Disney Channel, interpreting Sam in the Italian sitcom Alex & Co.


Year Title Role
2004 Incantesimo 7 (Enchantment 7) Michele
2005 De Gasperi, l'uomo della speranza Giorgio
Carabinieri: Sotto copertura
2006 – 2012 I Cesaroni Mimmo Cesaroni
2008 The Teacher Nino
2010 Coincidenze Kid
2014 L'aquilone di Claudio
2015 – 2017 Alex & Co. Sam Costa
2016 Come diventare grandi nonostante i genitori
2017 Scomparsa
2017 Ballerina Rudolph


  • He is the second oldest main cast member, after Riccardo Alemanni.
  • His star sign is a Libra.
  • He has a tattoo on his right arm.[1]
  • He voices Rudolph in the Italian version of the 2016 movie Ballerina.[2]
  • He smokes.[3]

External Links


Alexecologo2 Have a look at the Federico Russo gallery!


  1. Fede's tattoo.
  2. Picture confirming Fede as Rudolph.
  3. Picture of Fede smoking.

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