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Carlo Rota Biography

Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Lived in the Bahamas, England, Hong Kong and Italy while growing up; eventually settled in Toronto
  • Prior to acting, worked in the restaurant business with his father, who's a noted Italian chef
  • Was named Best Maître d' in the City by Toronto Life magazine
  • Began his showbiz career at age 30
  • Cocreated The Great Canadian Food Show, which he hosted; was nominated for a Gemini Award as best host in 2001
  • Best known for his roles on Little Mosque on the Prairie and 24