Marco Gambino is an Italian actor and producer who has been living in London since 1987. Marco was born and raised in Palermo and made his stage debut in 1980 appearing in a much acclaimed Italian version of Noel Coward’s Blythe Spirit.
It is in London that he refines his acting technique by regularly attending the Actor’s centre and taking part in the summer courses organised by Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts. Marco makes his London stage debut in 1997 appearing in Howard Corder’s Search and Destroy at the New End Theatre. From then on he works with several Theatre companies acting both in English and Italian.
Renowned for a series of one-man shows which have toured internationally, interpreted in more than one language, these began with an adaptation of Words of Honour, a book by the award-winning journalist Attilio Bolzoni, which Marco adapted for the stage together with Attilio Bolzoni himself and director Manuela Ruggiero.
Notable recent acting work includes Marco’s interpretation as Othello and Iago in Othello’s Guilt, an adaptation from Shakespeare’s Othello by Italian playwright Roberto Cavosi.
Marco’s lifelong passion for classical music has seen him working alongside international musicians like the American violinist Gil Morgenstern and the Brazilian pianist Marcelo Bratke with whom he has recently created the melologue “Invitation au voyage”.
Marco has also worked with various international directors and filmmakers on various projects including Tony Maylam’s The Journal of a Contract Killer, Tom Tyckwer’s The International and Giacomo Campiotti’s Mai più come prima, La guerra sulle Montagne, and Giuseppe Moscati.
His appearances on Italian and British television include Il Capo dei Capi, Squadra Antimafia, Young Montalbano, and Emmerdale.
His parallel activity as an author has seen Marco developing together with Ernesto Tomasini, Camurria, a one-act play which opened at Riverside Studio, London, in June 2008.
Amongst his extensive voice work, highlights have been his recordings for BBC ,Vodafone, British Museum.
Name: Marco Gambino
Lives in: London, England
Occupation: Actor and Producer
By the River
Film (Short and Drama) Actor This is the story of a man and of a woman. And of a space in time where they believed that anything could happen.
Television (Drama and Romance) Actor A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.
Il giovane Montalbano
Television (Crime and Mystery) Actor Before Detective Salvo Montalbano became the seasoned and mature chief detective we already know, he was just Salvo, new to Vigata and new to being a police chief. He didn't always live in that glorious house by the sea, or have Deputy Chief Mimi Augello as a best friend, or Fazio as a loyal assistant.
Clash of the Dead
Film (Horror) Actor To celebrate the centenary of WW1, a TV Documentary team travels to the Somme to put together a ratings smash about new mysteries relating to the famous battle. However, what they unearth is far from a new story of those that died 100 years ago - but an army of the undead and a brand new war. Written by xr0x
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Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Actor Closure explores the themes of identity and escape.
Mary of Nazareth
TV Movie (Biography, Drama and History) Actor The story of Mary, mother of Jesus.
Film (Crime and Drama) Actor The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars James D'Arcy (Master & Commander), Noel Clarke (Kidulthood), Frank Harper (The Football Factory), Jamie Foreman (Layer Cake), Andrew Shim (This Is England) and Kate Magowan (Stardust). The story revolves around former soldier Sam Norwood who takes a job as a prison officer when he returns from Iraq and becomes exposed to the underworld of prison culture - including corrupt guards and drug trafficking. Written by Anonymous
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IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey
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Squadra antimafia - Palermo oggi
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Film (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Actor In The International, Interpol Agent Louis Salinger and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman are determined to bring to justice one of the world's most powerful banks. Uncovering illegal activities including money laundering, arms trading, and the destabilization of governments, Salinger and Whitman's investigation takes them from Berlin to Milan to New York and to Istanbul. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk as the bank will stop at nothing - even murder - to continue financing terror and war. Written by production
Journal of a Contract Killer
Film (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor Stephanie Komack was a high-class hooker and assassin for the Italian Mob. Now working in London as a waitress, and a single mother to her seven year old daughter, the Mob track Stephanie down and persuade her to do one last job. The hit goes wrong and Stephanie soon realises the stark reality of her failure. They snatch her daughter as punishment, but didn't figure on Stephanie's capacity for revenge! Inspired by true events, JOURNAL OF A CONTRACT KILLER is the gripping story of a woman driven to turn on her paymasters with devastating consequences. Written by Tony Maylam
Il capo dei capi
Television (Biography, Crime and Drama) Actor Il Capo dei Capi (The Boss of the Bosses) is a six-part Italian miniseries which debuted on Canale 5 between October and November 2007. It tells the story of Salvatore Riina, alias Totò u Curtu, a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily. Riina is played by Palermo-born actor, Claudio Gioè, and the series was directed by Alexis Sweet and Enzo Monteleone. The film is inspired from the eponymous book-inquiry of Giuseppe D'Avanzo and Attilio Bolzoni. Written by Anonymous
St. Giuseppe Moscati: Doctor to the Poor
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L'amore e la guerra
TV Movie (Drama and War) Actor On the background of the First World War, in the cold of the trenches, in the middle of the mud of the battlefields and under the blows of the enemy fire are crossed the destinies of Rocco, humble miner who became a sergeant, and of the young nurse Albertina, daughter of a general. A true and tearing passion, threatened from the captain Avogadro, who tries to hinder their love in every way because he wants to marry Albertina and put his hands on her wealth. A story at the same time hard and delicate, in which together with the suffering and the horrors of the war, emerges with force the heroic breath that moves the deeds of a group of Italians who fight with pride in order to defend their own country, against the opportunism, the indifference and the injustice. A handful of heroes who through the courage, the solidarity and the sacrifice live their own redeem and give a sense to their tragic destiny of men. Inspired to the book The war on mountains by Rudyard Kipling, a miniseries ...
Mai + come prima
Film (Drama) Actor Four boys and two girls who have just graduated from high school vacation together in the heart-stopping Dolomite mountains. On a dramatic climbing expedition up a mystic peak, they encounter a tragedy that will change each of them forever. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Drama) Actor Isabella and Ruggero are going to Venice. Traveling the desolate roads that criss cross the banks of the lagoon surrounding the city, they collide with a spirit of a woman. Ruggero wakes to find himself alone on the roadside. The woman leads Ruggero into the lagoon and eventually to the port of Venice, promising to reunite him with Isabella. At the end of the journey, Ruggero discovers what has happened to Isabella and himself. Written by WitchwoodPR
Enemy of England
Film (Thriller) Actor Amidst nation-wide fears of the growing control of the European Union, a terrorist attack destroys a London school, killing children and anti-EU politician Dillon Tudor. With blame falling on an underground resistance movement, the English government calls a state-of-emergency and Europeans become outlaws overnight. In the aftermath, Sophia Tudor hunts those responsible for the death of her brother, as the head of the government's new enforcement agency. But when she is kidnapped and interrogated by the terrorists Sophia discovers that it can be difficult to separate your enemies from your allies. Written by David Hawkins