Born in Palazzo Adriano, Sicily and raised in Chiusa Sclafani near Palermo, Sicily, actor Salvatore “Totò” Cascio is best known for his role as Totò in the 1988 film CINEMA PARADISO for which he earned a Bafta Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 1991.
His film career also includes roles in C’era un Castello con quaranta Cani (1990), Stanno tutti bene (1990), La diceria dell’Untore (1990), The Pope Must Diet (1991), Jackpot (1992), Festival (1996), Enzo, domani a Palermo! (1999), Protagonisti per sempre (Forever Stars) documentary (2014).
Cascio has also appeared in many Italian television series and shows such as “Ricatto 2, Padre Speranza (2005), Il morso del serpente (2001), Costanzo Show, Viva Holliwood, Domenica in and Telegatto.
Cascio currently resides in Palermo.