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Andrea Benfante

Andrea Benfante

Andrea Benfante
Andrea Benfante as Koko the Clown

Name

Andrea Benfante

Andrea Benfante is an Italian actor that is well-known in his home country Italy for writing and directing What Happened To Betty Boop?. He made his directorial debut in 2000 with a production of Totò is the Prince of Byzantium, a play based on the life of Antonio de Curti.

Alongside his wife Anna Giarrocco as Betty Boop, he portrayed Koko the Clown in the live-action stage production. They also released a documentary titled La vera storia di Betty Boop in 2016 in conjunction with the stage production. He founded the Italia company II Teatrino-di-bisanzio[1] with Giarrocco.

Quotes

  • Andrea Benfante: "Anna and I started twelve years later." (2021)
  • Andrea Benfante: "I wish our duo was a spokesperson for art for two." (2021)
  • Andrea Benfante: "All-round art. Not only theater, but also cinema, figurative art, music." (2021)

Trivia

  • He appeared on the Italian public broadcasting company TGR (Italian: TG Regione), on TG3 on the 30th of March in 2016 to promote the show.

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