Alessandro Nivola



  • Birth Place: Boston, MA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/28/1972, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Alessandro Nivola Fast Facts:
  • Has said the earliest acting role he can recall is Toto in an elementary school production of The Wizard of Oz.
  • While growing up, spent his summers at drama camp and interned at Connecticut's Eugene O'Neill Theater.
  • Made his TV debut in the 1996 Danielle Steel adaptation The Ring.
  • Hit the big screen in 1997, with roles in indie drama Inventing the Abbotts and action hit Face/Off.
  • Called upon his childhood soccer skills for the part of Gavin Harris in sports drama Goal! (2005) and its 2008 sequel, Goal! 2: Living the Dream.
  • Is a descendant, on his mother's side, of Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War.
  • Alessandro Nivola Relationships:
  • Virginia Davis - Mother
  • Pietro Salvatore Nivola - Father
  • Adrian Nivola - Brother
  • Rachel Weisz - Ex-significant Other
  • Thomas Jefferson Davis Jr. - Grandfather
  • Sam John Nivola - Son
  • Emily Mortimer - Wife
  • Costantino Nivola - Grandfather
  • May Nivola - Daughter
  • Alessandro Nivola Awards:
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • College:
  • Yale University, New Haven, CT (BA in English Literature, 1994)

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