In this article, we will explore her background, achievements, and upcoming projects.
Who is Deborah Sorrentino?
Deborah Sorrentino was born in Rome on June 12, 1998. She is the daughter of famous Italian actor and director Pupi Avati and actress Antonella Ponziani. She has a younger brother, Lorenzo, who is also an actor.
She started acting at a very young age, appearing in some of her father’s films such as Il cuore altrove (The Heart Elsewhere) and Gli amici del bar Margherita (The Friends of the Margherita Bar). She also studied ballet and piano at the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Rome.
She graduated from high school in 2016 and enrolled in the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy at La Sapienza University of Rome. She speaks fluent English, French, and Spanish.
In the same year, she also appeared in L’amica geniale, an HBO series adapted from the bestselling novels by Elena Ferrante. She played the role of Nadia Galiani, a rebellious and intelligent student who befriends the protagonist Lila. The series was a huge success both in Italy and abroad, winning several awards and accolades.
In 2019, she played the role of Maria Concetta Riina, the daughter of notorious mafia boss TotÃ² Riina, in Il traditore, a biographical film directed by Marco Bellocchio. The film was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and received positive reviews from critics.
What are her upcoming projects?
Deborah Sorrentino is currently working on several new projects that will showcase her versatility and talent. She will star in L’ultimo paradiso (The Last Paradise), a romantic drama set in the 1950s in rural Italy. She will also appear in Vite da palcoscenico (Stage Lives), a comedy about a group of actors who try to revive their careers. She will also lend her voice to the animated film Lupin III: The First, based on the popular manga series by Monkey Punch.
Besides acting, Deborah Sorrentino is also passionate about social causes and environmental issues. She is an ambassador for UNICEF Italy and supports various charities and organizations. She is also an avid reader, traveler, and animal lover.
Deborah Sorrentino is one of the most promising and talented actresses of her generation. She has proven her skills and charisma in various genres and mediums, from drama to comedy, from cinema to television. She is also a role model for young women who aspire to pursue their dreams and passions. She is definitely a rising star of Italian cinema that you should keep an eye on.