Lucia Grillo

Producer, Director, Actress, TV Host, Screenwriter
Calabrisella Films

Full Bio
LUCIA GRILLO



On-camera talent, film & TV producer, and award-winning filmmaker, Lucia Grillo, received her BFA in Acting from New York University_x0019_s Tisch School of the Arts. Her training began at age fifteen at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute NYC, where she studied acting intensively for seven years.



As an actress, she has worked twice with Spike Lee: in Summer of Sam opposite Academy Award Winner Mira Sorvino and John Leguizamo, and selected personally by Lee himself for the principal role in his irreverent Finlandia Vodka spot with Tony Gilroy in his Julia Roberts-starrer, Duplicity among innumerable others. Lucia was most recently seen in guest star roles in the award-winning American drama series, Switch, with Academy Award Winner, Olympia Dukakis, created by fellow NYWIFT member, Stavroula Toska, as well as in the bilingual Italian comedy, Untraditional opposite Italian star and series creator, Fabio Volo, on Italy's popular Nove channel, Comedy Central, and MTV Italy.



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Professional Credits
http://www.calabrisellafilms.com
Industry Awards
Best Digital Short Film, RIFF Roma Independent Film Festival
Professional Groups
SAG-AFTRA, Other
Other Professional Groups
AEA, PSC
NYWIFT Committees
Career Focus, Fund for Women Filmmakers, Special Events, Women's Film Preservation Fund
Content Types
Narrative Features, Episodic Drama, News
Occupations
Actor, Anchor/Reporter, Director
Business Types
Production Company
Countries Worked In
Italy
Other Countries Worked In
Wales
Foreign Languages Spoken
Italian
Other Languages Spoken
fluent/proficient Italian dialects, some Welsh
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