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Enzo Cilenti

Cilenti was born in Bradford, to Italian parents. He is married to the actress Sienna Guillory, with whom he has appeared in several films. The couple have two daughters, Valentina and Lucia Cilenti born in February 2011. After attending Bradford Grammar School, a degree in French and Spanish at the University of Nottingham followed and led to him working as a night porter and a bodyguard on the Cote D'Azur and in Mexico City respectively. He completed a one year postgraduate course in acting at Drama Studio London, after which he worked at The Duffer of St. George. His first professional acting role came in Trial & Retribution, which led to the role of Grant in the world premiere of Liz Lochhead's Perfect Days at The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. Here he was spotted by Wendy Brazington who was casting Michael Winterbottom's film Wonderland which at the time had the working title 'Snarl Up." Enzo played graphic artist Peter Saville on his second collaboration with Winterbottom: the Palme d'Or-nominated 24 Hour Party People. He has appeared in plays both on and off the West End, notably lead roles in Neil la Bute's The Shape of Things at The New Ambassadors Theatre, and the European premiere of the Pulitzer prize-winning play Anna in the Tropics at the Hampstead Theatre. He also performed at The Royal Court in a series of plays written and directed by Russian artists entirely in Russian; in Thai ballet as Orpheus in Backpacker Orpheus, a play devised entirely from people's experiences in the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake; and in conceptual theatre for new-writing company Paines Plough in a series of shows (including a one man show) commissioned over a number of seasons by Miuccia Prada to showcase collections for her Miu Miu line at Milan Fashion Week. Enzo also directed a short film called Getalife, and is currently producing his first feature length movie The Wicked Within, which he also wrote and stars in. His first novel, Mediterranean Homesick Blues, co-written with Ben Chatfield, has just been published. Enzo appeared in Kick-Ass 2 (2013) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). In 2015 he will join the cast of the HBO series Game of Thrones in Season 5 as Yezzan. He now lives and resides in London and Los Angeles.

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Aug 8, 1974 In Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Magik
Latest Project:
Movie The Man with the Iron Heart 2017-05-25
Known For
Poster of Free Fire
Poster of Jekyll and Hyde
Poster of The Wicked Within
Poster of Supercollider

Magik (2018)

Fantasy Animation
as Aiden
10 1 votes

The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)

Action History Thriller
as Adolf Opalka
7.3 18 votes

Free Fire (2017)

Action Comedy Crime Thriller
as Bernie
6.4 137 votes

The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016)

as Doctor
7.0 226 votes

Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)

Romance Drama
as Victor Linley
6.4 26 votes

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015)

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
as Childermass
7.2 34 votes

The Martian (2015)

Drama Adventure Science Fiction
as Mike Watkins
7.6 6377 votes

The Wicked Within (2015)

as Michael
4.2 23 votes

Jekyll and Hyde (2015)

Action Adventure Drama Fantasy
as Captain Dance
3.8 12 votes

High-Rise (2015)

as Talbot
5.3 293 votes

The Theory of Everything (2014)

Drama Romance
as Kip Thorne
7.8 2871 votes

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Action Science Fiction Adventure
as Watchtower Guard
7.8 8280 votes

Supercollider (2013)

Action Adventure Drama Science Fiction
as Leo Tarsky
3.3 8 votes

Game of Thrones (2011)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Drama Action & Adventure
as Yezzan zo Qaggaz
8.1 2815 votes

The Rum Diary (2011)

Drama Comedy
as Digby
5.6 343 votes

Nine (2009)

Drama Music Romance
as Leopardi
5.1 149 votes

In the Loop (2009)

as Bob Adriano
6.9 167 votes

The Fourth Kind (2009)

Mystery Science Fiction Thriller
as Scott Stracinsky
5.8 385 votes

Next (2007)

Action Science Fiction Thriller
as Mr. Jones
5.9 775 votes

Rabbit Fever (2006)

as Andrew

Millions (2005)

Comedy Crime Drama
as St Francis
6.3 94 votes

The Virgin Queen (2005)

Drama History Romance
as Jean de Simier
6.4 8 votes

NCIS (2003)

Action & Adventure Crime Drama
as Unknown
6.5 368 votes

24 Hour Party People (2002)

Comedy Drama
as Peter Saville
6.8 100 votes

Deserter (2002)

Drama War
as Sgt. Crepelli
5.3 5 votes

Late Night Shopping (2001)

Comedy Romance
as Lenny
6.2 9 votes

Wonderland (1999)

as Darren
6.9 8 votes