Date of Birth
1 May 1976, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Italian actress/singer/song writer Violante Placido was born in Rome. She made her on-screen debut in Quattro bravi ragazzi (1993) alongside her father Michele Placido. In 1996 she starred in Jack Frusciante è uscito dal gruppo (1996) which became quite successful in Italy. Her First major role was in Sergio Rubini's L'anima gemella (2002) (Soul Mate). In 2006 she released her debut album Deon't Be Shy... under the pseudonym Viola. In 2009 she appeared in Hindi movie Barah Aana (2009). In 2010 she made her Hollywood debut when starring alongside George Clooney in Anton Corbijn's thriller The American (2010).
IMDb Mini Biography By: Serpico Jones
Daughter of Michele Placido and Simonetta Stefanelli
Released her first album "Don't be shy", whose songs were all written by her, most of them in English, under the pseudonym Viola.
Engaged to Fabio Troiano.
Owns a dog.
Her favorite movie is L'anima gemella (2002).