Italian actor, comedian and screenwriter who received mainstream recognition for his role in the whimsical film Existence is usually Beautiful. In 1998, he received an Academy Award for Greatest SPANISH Film. He was within an Italian Television series entitled Onda Libera. He aimed a modern edition of Pinocchio which received poor evaluations. He married celebrity and maker Nicoletta Braschi. When Billy Crystal hosted The Oscars, he offered Roberto with an honor for his film, Existence is Beautiful.