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Giobbe Covatta

Gianni Maria Covatta (born 11 June 1956), best known as Giobbe Covatta, is an Italian stand-up comedian, actor, writer and politician. Born in Taranto, after appearing in a number of other variety shows Covatta he had his breakout in 1990 as a recurring guest in the Canale 5 talk show Maurizio Costanzo Show, where he reads his compositions inspired by the Bible. These sketch eventually inspired a book, Parola di Giobbe, which was released in 1991 and got an immediate success, selling over a million copies and getting over thirty editions. In the later years Covatta published other books, notably Pancreas, a parody of Edmondo De Amicis' Heart, and was active as an actor in films, television series and on stage. In 2006, Covatta was elected councilor of the Federation of the Greens party in the Rome local elections. In 2015, he was elected national spokesperson of the party, still maintaining he does not consider himself a politician. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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Born:
Jun 11, 1956 In Taranto, Italy
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the movie Paraboleiperboli 1991-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Anime borboniche 2021-01-14
Known For
Poster of Una donna per la vita
Poster of All Human Rights for All
Poster of Una famiglia per caso
Poster of Paraboleiperboli
Filmography
Movie Anime borboniche Padre Giacinto 2021-01-14
Movie Il caso Pantani - L'omicidio di un campione Rosario Tolomelli 2020-10-12
Movie La Reliquia Il Maciaro 2020-11-13
Movie Poveri ma ricchissimi Don Genesio 2017-12-14
Movie Poveri ma ricchi sacerdote di Torresecca 2016-12-15
Movie The sun inside Autista pullman 2012-09-15
Movie Una donna per la vita Prete 2012-09-21
Series Medici miei Gianni Colantuomo 2008-09-02
Movie All Human Rights for All Unknown 2008-12-01
Series Il mammo Il veggente 2004-02-22
Movie Una famiglia per caso Unknown 2003-01-05
Movie Il segreto del successo Se stesso 2003-01-30
Movie Muzungu Edoardo 1999-03-26
Movie Camere da letto Sandro 1997-01-01
Movie Package, Double Package and Counterpackage Il finto cieco 1993-01-22
Movie Paraboleiperboli Unknown 1991-01-01