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Isabelle Adriani

Isabelle Adriani is an Italian actress, singer, dancer, fairy tale author and journalist. Isabelle also has a unique talent for whistling in an operatic style. She has a Phd in History and speaks English, French, German, Spanish and Italian fluently. She has starred in more than 35 movies in Italy in the last 4 years. She published 10 books of fairy tales and 2 historical novels ('The Garden of Power' and 'The True Story of Cinderella'). Isabelle was born in Perugia, Italy, to 2 neurologists known for research in brain disease. Isabelle Adriani has a sister named Alexandra. Her parents sent her abroad to study in several countries such as : England, Germany,France, America and Argentina, so she's fluent in English, French,German and Spanish. Isabelle showed a deep passion for fairy tales and for acting at a very young age and began to write fables and to star in many plays at school. She began her acting career at 7 dreaming of Broadway. After studying classical ballet for seven years at Royal ballet of Dancing and attending acting schools in her home town, she went to Rome to study opera singing with Edda Dell'Orso (Oscar prize Ennio Morricone's chorister). At 19 she published her first book of Fairy Tales 'The Blue Butterfly' and met Susan Strasberg who believed in her and in her passion for acting and advised her to move to the United States. She took her PHD in History at the University of Perugia at 22 and wrote her final works on the DNA of Fairy Tales. In the meantime she won a scholarship and attended C.U.T. Theatre Drama University School in Perugia. She earned a Master in journalism and worked for the major TV channels in Italy such as Rai and Mediaset and also for Newspaper magazines such as 'Il Messaggero' and 'La Nazione'. In the last 4 years she played in some of the most successful movies in Italy such as 'What a beautiful Day' (52 millions of euros, very unusual for the Italian market), 'Men against Women'(15 millions euros) and 'The First Beautiful Thing'also presented in the US. She also appears briefly in 'The American' with George Clooney and in 'Twice Born' with Penelope Cruz. She presented the daily Tv Show 'Moviestar' for Canale 5, Mediaset, (2010-2013) She did the voice over for 'Alvin and the Chipmunks' and sang the Rihanna song: 'Help' in the Italian version of the cartoon and did the voice of the lead, "Peaches" in Ice Age 4 for XX Century Fox In 2011 she performed for Al Pacino and for Woody Allen at New Year's Eve. She also whistled for the soundtrack of 'Baharia', directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. From that moment she began her transition in the US. She got her green card as 'Talent' . She just came back from Puerto Rico where she played Esmeralda in 'Reclaim' directed by Alan White with John Cusack and Jacki Weaver. The multi-talented actress now lives between Rome and Los Angeles. IMDb Mini Biography

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Jun 22, 1972 In Umbertide - Umbria - Italy
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Father Matthew 2000-01-07
Latest Project:
Movie The Young Messiah 2016-03-10
Known For
Poster of The Young Messiah
Poster of Reclaim
Poster of Wedding in Paris
Poster of Father Matthew
Movie The Young Messiah Seleni 2016-03-10
Movie Reclaim Esmeralda 2014-09-19
Movie Twice Born Giornalista 2012-09-13
Movie Viva l'Italia paziente ospedale 2012-10-25
Movie What a Beautiful Day Mercedes 2011-01-05
Movie Some Say No Daria 2011-01-01
Movie Wedding in Paris Isabelle 2011-01-01
Series Il Commissario Zagaria Assistente di Zagaria, Anna Lepore 2011-09-12
Movie Faccio un salto all'Avana Eva l'avvocato 2011-01-01
Movie The Immature Samantha 2011-01-21
Movie The Big Heart of Girls Marcella Vanarini 2011-11-11
Movie Tiberio Mitri: Il campione e la miss Edda 2011-09-26
Movie Lezioni di cioccolato 2 giornalista 2011-11-10
Series Dove la trovi una come me? Rossana 2011-10-23
Series Tiberio Mitri - Il campione e la miss Edda 2011-09-26
Movie Baciato dalla fortuna Clara 2011-09-30
Movie Tutto l'amore del mondo Michelle 2010-02-24
Movie The American Hooker #1 2010-08-31
Movie Men Vs Women Svetlana 2010-10-27
Movie A Second Childhood Nicoletta 2010-10-08
Movie Un'estate ai Caraibi moglie di Giacomo 2009-06-12
Movie Amore 14 Madre Alis 2009-10-30
Series Father Matthew Emanuela Corti 2000-01-07