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Saul Nanni (born February 4, 1999) is an Italian actor and singer best known for portraying Christian Alessi in Alex & Co.

Life and Career

Saul Nanni was born to Samuele Nanni and Mascia Agnani on February 4, 1999 in Bologna, where his parents were working as a doctors. From an early age he was attracted to the entertainment world and in 2011 started doing some auditions. One year later, he was called to play a small role in La Certosa di Parma and Questo nostro amore 70, both Rai 1 miniseries, and some commercials.

From 2013 to 2018, he attended the international liceo scientifico (scientific secondary school) Luigi Galvani in Bologna, with English language discipline. His life changed dramatically the first year of school, as he was chosen for a role in the movie Un boss in salotto that made him move to Alto Adige and Rome for shootings during Spring 2013.[1]

He soon got the most success while playing Christian Alessi in Alex & Co.. After leaving the series in late 2016, he moved to Los Angeles, USA, for some months to attend a theatre course. In 2017, he starred in the TV movie Il Fulgore di Dony and the series Scomparsa, both from Rai 1.

Filmography

Cinema

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Un Boss in Salotto Vittorio Coso Supporting role

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2012 La Certosa di Parma Two-episode miniseries
2014 Questo nostro amore 70 Patrizio Rampoldi Six-episode miniseries
2015 – 2016 Alex & Co. Christian Alessi Main role
2016 Come diventare grandi nonostante i genitori
Non dirlo al mio capo Romeo 12 episodes
2017 Il Fulgore di Dony (TV movie) Marco
Scomparsa Arturo "Armadillo" Trasimeni
2018 Non dirlo al mio capo 2 Romeo

Trivia

  • He has a 3-year-younger brother called Gioele and a 7-year-younger sister called Aurora.
  • He is into sports.
  • He was on the cover of L'uomo Vogue.[2]
  • He appeared in Scomparsa together with the Alex & Co. actors Eleonora Gaggero and Federico Russo.
  • He appeared in Non dirlo al mio capo 2 together with the Alex & Co. actress Beatrice Vendramin.
  • He smokes.

External Links

Gallery

Alexecologo2 Have a look at the Saul Nanni gallery!

References

  1. "Saul Nanni, the baby star of the cinema"
  2. Saul Nanni interview on vogue.it