Flavio Insinna Movies and Career Information
Jul 03, 1965
Flavio Insinna (born July 3, 1965) is an Italian actor and television presenter. From 2006 - 2008 he presented Affari Tuoi, the Italian version of Deal or No Deal. Flavio was born in Rome. In 1986, after unsuccessfully applying to become a Carabiniere, he signed up to Alessandro Fersen's acting school, and in 1990 graduated from Gigi Proietti's prestigious Laboratorio di esercitazioni sceniche in Rome. Among his most popular roles is that of Capitano Anceschi in Rai Uno television's Don Matteo, in which he starred alongside Terence Hill and Nino Frassica. Flavio has a lively and unusual personality, expressive of kindness and intelligence but also modesty. He describes himself as a "craftsman" of his trade. Versatile and sensitive, he displays a strong ironic sense of humour, whilst being profoundly religious. Most recently, he starred in "Ho Sposato Uno Sbirro." He had his first unsuccessful tv sitcom, Rai Uno's Cotti e mangiati ("Cooked and Eaten"), and presented Affari Tuoi (the Italian Deal or No Deal) from 2006 until June 6, 2008, where his unique humour and profound thoughts proved popular with viewers and contestants alike.