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Enzo Cilenti

Cilenti was born in Bradford, to Italian parents. He is married to the actress Sienna Guillory, with whom he has appeared in several films. The couple have two daughters, Valentina and Lucia Cilenti born in February 2011. After attending Bradford Grammar School, a degree in French and Spanish at the University of Nottingham followed and led to him working as a night porter and a bodyguard on the Cote D'Azur and in Mexico City respectively. He completed a one year postgraduate course in acting at Drama Studio London, after which he worked at The Duffer of St. George. His first professional acting role came in Trial & Retribution, which led to the role of Grant in the world premiere of Liz Lochhead's Perfect Days at The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. Here he was spotted by Wendy Brazington who was casting Michael Winterbottom's film Wonderland which at the time had the working title 'Snarl Up." Enzo played graphic artist Peter Saville on his second collaboration with Winterbottom: the Palme d'Or-nominated 24 Hour Party People. He has appeared in plays both on and off the West End, notably lead roles in Neil la Bute's The Shape of Things at The New Ambassadors Theatre, and the European premiere of the Pulitzer prize-winning play Anna in the Tropics at the Hampstead Theatre. He also performed at The Royal Court in a series of plays written and directed by Russian artists entirely in Russian; in Thai ballet as Orpheus in Backpacker Orpheus, a play devised entirely from people's experiences in the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake; and in conceptual theatre for new-writing company Paines Plough in a series of shows (including a one man show) commissioned over a number of seasons by Miuccia Prada to showcase collections for her Miu Miu line at Milan Fashion Week. Enzo also directed a short film called Getalife, and is currently producing his first feature length movie The Wicked Within, which he also wrote and stars in. His first novel, Mediterranean Homesick Blues, co-written with Ben Chatfield, has just been published. Enzo appeared in Kick-Ass 2 (2013) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). In 2015 he will join the cast of the HBO series Game of Thrones in Season 5 as Yezzan. He now lives and resides in London and Los Angeles.

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Aug 8, 1974 In Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Wonderland 1999-05-13
Latest Project:
Movie Greed 2020-02-21
Known For
Poster of Lady Chatterley's Lover
Poster of In the loop
Poster of Millones
Poster of Café de noche
Movie Greed Young Eric Weeks 2020-02-21
Series Next of Kin DS Joe Townsend 2018-01-08
Movie Juliet, desnuda Barnesy 2018-08-16
Movie Free Fire Bernie 2017-03-31
Movie El hombre del corazón de hierro Adolf Opálka 2017-05-25
Series El último Magnate Aubrey Hackett 2016-06-17
Movie El hombre que conocía el infinito Doctor 2016-04-08
Movie Bridget Jones' Baby Gianni 2016-09-14
Movie Magik Aiden 2016-12-25
Movie Lady Chatterley's Lover Victor Linley 2015-09-06
Series Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell Childermass 2015-05-17
Movie Marte (The Martian) Mike Watkins 2015-09-30
Movie The Wicked Within Michael 2015-10-16
Movie High-Rise Talbot 2015-11-22
Series Jekyll and Hyde Captain Dance 2015-10-25
Movie Guardianes de la galaxia Watchtower Guard 2014-07-30
Movie La teoría del todo Kip Thorne 2014-11-26
Movie Kick-Ass 2: Con un par Lou 2013-07-17
Movie Supercolisionador Leo Tarsky 2013-11-02
Movie Los diarios del ron Digby 2011-10-13
Series Luther Jeremy Lake 2010-05-04
Movie In the loop Bob Adriano 2009-01-22
Movie Nine Leopardi 2009-12-03
Movie La cuarta fase Scott Stracinsky 2009-11-06
Movie Next Mr. Jones 2007-04-24
Series The Virgin Queen Jean de Simier 2006-01-22
Movie Rabbit Fever Andrew 2006-09-22
Movie Colour Me Kubrick Waldegrave 2005-10-06
Movie The Virgin Queen Jean de Simier 2005-11-13
Movie Millones St Francis 2004-04-29
Series Navy: Investigación criminal Unknown 2003-09-23
Movie Deserter Sgt. Crepelli 2002-04-30
Movie 24 Hour Party People Peter Saville 2002-02-13
Movie Café de noche Lenny 2001-06-22
Movie Wonderland Darren 1999-05-13