Italian Film Libero De Rienzo Died At 44 Of A Heart Attack

He played the journalist killed by the Camorra Giancarlo Siani in the 2009 film “Fortapàsc”. In 2014 he starred in the hit film “I can stop when I want”

The actor Libero De Rienzo died, he was 44 years old. To make it known to the family. The actor was struck down by a heart attack in his Roman home.

He had lived in the Eternal City from the age of two, but Libero De Rienzo was linked to the city of Naples. He was married to costume designer Marcella Mosca and leaves behind two children aged 6 and 2. After the funeral (the date of which is not yet known) the body will be interred in Irpinia, next to the mother.

De Rienzo’s lifeless body was found around 9 pm on Thursday 15 July in his home in the Madonna del Riposo area in Rome. A friend visited him, worried because he hadn’t answered the phone all day. In addition to the 118 health workers, the carabinieri of the Madonna del Riposo station arrived on the spot to investigate the discovery. There would be no signs of violence on De Rienzo’s body. The investigations, coordinated by the Rome prosecutor’s office, are still ongoing.

Born in Naples on February 24, 1977, he embarked on a career in the show following in the footsteps of his father, Fiore De Rienzo, who was Citto Maselli’s assistant director.

He had won the David di Donatello in 2002 for his performance in the film Santa Maradona. In 2004 he starred together with Vanessa Incontrada of A / R Andata + Return. He was also a screenwriter, as well as director and actor, in the film Blood – Death does not exist with which he also obtained awards.

He has also worked in some television productions, including the tv Più leggero non basta (1998) and the miniserie tv Nassiriya  – Per non dimenticare (2007), and  Aldo Moro – Il Presidente (2008).

In 2009, in Marco Risi’s film Fortapàsc, he played the Neapolitan journalist Giancarlo Siani murdered by the Camorra. In 2011 he starred in Ivan Cotroneo’s film Kryptonite in the Bag.

Among his later works, I stop when I want, shot in 2014, is a comedy directed by Sydney Sibilia about the story of a gang of young graduates who improvise drug dealers. In 2019 he returns with the film A Tor Bella Monaca it never rains.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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