Paolo Rotondo

Actor

Kiwi-Italian Paolo Rotondo starred as a serial killer in The Ugly, winning praise from Variety, The Times, and awards at Rome's Fantastic Film Festival. Rotondo studied acting in London and Melbourne, and worked as a TV production manager before impressing audiences in 2001 hit Stickmen. His directorial work includes two shorts - The Freezer and Dead Letters - and upcoming feature Orphans and Kingdoms.

He’s played a ferocious killer, a political revolutionary, a soldier, a hustler, “the most boring character in Shortland Street” and is the TV voice of TelstraClear: Paolo Rotondo can hardly be accused of being typecast. Amanda Spratt, writing about Paolo Rotondo in The Listener in March 2007