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Leonardo Sbaraglia
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Leonardo Sbaraglia

Buenos Aires-born actor Leonardo Sbaraglia is a major star in both his native Argentina and his adopted country of Spain.

Prominent within the new generation of young Argentinean actors, Sbaraglia established his career in feature film by debuting in La Noche de Los Lapices, directed by Hector Olivera in 1986. Since then he has appeared in many award-winning films, including Marcelo Pineyro's Cenizas de Paraiso, which won top honors from both Argentina and Spain, and Pineyro's Plata Quemada (Burnt Money) which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2000 and also took Best Foreign Film in a Spanish Language in Spain's prestigious Goya Awards.

Sbaraglia has also appeared in such films as Pineyro's Caballos Salvajes; Tango Feroz: La Leyenda de Tanguito, Copyright, Fuego Gris, No Te Mueras Sin Decirme Adonde Vas, Besos en la Frente, Vendado y Frio, portrayed the young Borges in Borges, Los Libros y las Noches, En La Ciudad Sin Limites and Deseo. He also performed in the television series Clave de Sol and was narrator of La Argentina de Tato.

In 2002 Sbaraglia won the Best New Actor category in the Goya Awards for his portrayal of Tomas in Intacto.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Leonardo Sbaraglia Facts

BirthdayJune 30, 1970 (53)
BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Leonardo Sbaraglia compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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