Luca Pusceddu

  • Actor
    Male / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    33 - 39
    Height
    6' (1m 83cm)
    Weight
    11st. 14lb (76kg)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Medium
  • Files

    • video file (avi)
  • Links

    Personal Website
    website
    IMDB
    IMDB
    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2015Inspector Andrea Pedrotti
TV
Crossing Lines
Niall MacCormick
NBC Universal
2014Leo
Film (Feature)
Night Bus
Simon Baker
El Capitan Ltd.
3 Mills Studios
2014Petra von Kant
Theatre
Love Kills ("The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant")
Cradeaux Alexander
LUXE
Rag Factory
2014Colonel Hassan Al-Sawadi
Theatre
Warehouse of Dreams
Dan Phillips
Random Thoughts
Lion & Unicorn Theatre
2014Policeman / Concierge
Voiceover
Base the Movie (ADR)
Richard Parry
Sound Disposition / Infinite Wisdom Studios / Vertigo Films
2014Waiter
Film (Feature)
Lunch Date
Sasha Collington
Dumpee Ltd.
2014Iranian Groom
Theatre
The Chai Party, "Chimildiq"
Yuldosh Juraboev
Orzu Arts
2014King's Knight
Music Video
The Rudy Vees / The King of Thongs
Jonathan Kydd
Jonathan Kydd
2014Narrator
Voiceover
Amazon International Selling
Kerry Newton
Amazon Studios
2014Eyebrow raiser
Commercial
HEINEKEN "Legends"
Jim Gilchrist
Wieden + Kennedy
MJZ - London
2013editorial-dialect coach/understudy
Theatre
The Judas Kiss
Neil Armfield
Hampstead Theatre
Duke of York's [West End transfer]
2013Eddie
Theatre
"Rip it to shreds" - Significant Other Festival
Joanna Greaves/Nick Myles
The Pensive Federation
The Park Theatre
2013Vlad's impaled prisoner
TV
Vlad the Impaler - Bloody Tales of the Tower
Jeremy Turner
National Geographic / FOX
Waterloo Studios London
2013Chicago Gangster
Commercial
McDonald's "America is here"
Neil Harris
Smuggler Films
2013The chopping matador chef
Commercial
New Covent Garden Soup
Simon Burrill
The Gate Films
Tatton Park National Reserve
2013Tennis Player
Commercial
Unibet
Theo Delaney
Hotspur & Argyle
Cricklewood - London
2013Bruno - (security apprentice)
Corporate
PLAN's e-learning
Clive Sheperd/Asatuurs Keim
Onlignment Ltd/"From the Sky" Productions
Brighton- New England House Studios
2013Count Silvio/Bill Slaughter
Theatre
The House of Fog
Peter Brammer
Samuel French Theatre/Michelene-Philippe Heine
The Miller-London Bridge
2013European IT Manager
Corporate
"Focus Group" - STANDARD LIFE - EVENT
Tom Clarkson
VCCP
2013Aaron (lead)
Film (Short)
X-34
Harry Crossman
The Metropolitan Film School
Ealing Studios
2013Bruno - (Latin-American English)
Voiceover
PLAN's e-learning training video
Asatuurs Keim
From the Sky
2013Mr Kominski
Corporate
Attachment Aware Schools Resource
Emma Earle / Sara Strickland
Suited and Booted Studios CIC
Beechen College - Bath
2013Samuel
Commercial
Hold 4 Us
Linzy Attenborough
Thought Juice Films / myWun
2013Oedipus
Theatre
"Psycho Rex Redux" - ACTS (3) OF
Cradeaux Alexander
REACT/Southwark Park
Southwark Park Gallery
2012 - 2013French VO - "Pepsi seekers" (both characters)
Voiceover
Pepsi commercial, "The Run"
Pete Williams (Cannes Lions Award)
Stay Gold Films
Stay Gold Studios - London
2012Luca- the waiter
TV
Steffi pilot (Multi Platform Drama)
Colin O'Toole
Emerald Films
Twickenham Film Studios
2012Peter (lead)
Theatre
Day by Night - (Antonioni's 'La Notte' stage version)
Emanuel Aragao
Arts Council/The Albany
Battersea Arts Centre/Biscuit Factory
2012Oedipus
Theatre
ACTS OF...
Cradeaux Alexander
Royal College Of Art
Testbed Gallery
2012One Man Show
Theatre
Stirrings Still, by Samuel Beckett
various
Solo Festival of one-man show
Camden Fringe
2012English mannequin
Voiceover
VOLTAREN "Back to life"
Pete Williams (Cannes Lions Award winner)
Stay Gold Films
Stay Gold Studios - London
2012All characters voices (killer, teacher, lazy man)
Commercial
"I enjoy my Pepsi" - PEPSI Films
Pete Williams (Cannes Lions Award winner)
Stay Gold Films
Stay Gold Studios - London
2012Crazy man and distraught boyfriend - Spanish voice
Voiceover
PEPSI "Lethal" - Pepsi Films
Pete Williams (Cannes Lions Award winner)
Stay Gold Films
Stay Gold Studios - London
2012ADR - Spanish narrator
Voiceover
PEPSI "Problema"
Pete Williams (Cannes Lions Award winner)
Stay Gold Films
Stay Gold Studios - London
2012Spanish cartoon man
Voiceover
PEPSI, "Pepsi Boogie" - Pepsi Films
Pete Williams (Cannes Lions Award winner)
Stay Gold Films
Stay Gold Studios - London
2012Enthusiastic Presenter
Commercial
Lexifone Animation Commercial
Andrew Lewis-Ward
Lexifone Communication Systems Ltd
2012Cacho - Spanish Guy (voice)
Commercial
"Keep Going" by J Echalecu (BFI Unilever Grand Prize Award)
Pete Williams (2011 CANNES branded content award)
Stay Gold Films for VOLTAREN - (London)
Stay Gold Studios - London
2012Ape man
Commercial
The Hairy Ape
Elisha Smith-Leverock
Rokkit /Creature of London/Cartwright Productions for Southwark Playhouse
2012Albert (Media company manager)
Film (Feature)
Sparks and Embers
Gavin Boyter
Green Screen Productions
2011 - 2012Anthony (lead)
Film (Short)
I am
Ross Barnwell
Idle Films
Gloucestershire
2011 - 2012Kasano - eccentric Italian wine expert
TV
Pini
Tomer Barzide
Pini Productions
2011Yves Montand
Theatre
PIAF
Dawn Kalani Cowle
All Star Productions
Old Rose & Crown Theatre - London
2011Giorgio (lead)
Film (Short)
I frutti sperati
Ezio De Maisto
Martha Productions
Rome/San Francisco
2011Count Vronsky
Theatre
Anna Karenina
Victor Sobchak
The Theatre Collection
The Lord Stanley
2011The burglar (co-lead)
Film (Short)
Forgetting to remember
Sebastian Barner-Rasmussen
London Film School
2011Godot (co-lead)
Theatre
First Love - Beckett meets Pinter
Victor Sobchak
The Theatre Collection
The Lord Stanley
2011The Tailor (lead)
Film (Short)
Alteration
Pauline Galtie'
LFS/National Portrait Gallery
2011Apostle Peter/Thief/Herod - assistant director
Theatre
Ghelderode's Barabbas
Victor Sobchak
The Theatre Collection
The Lord Stanley
2009 - 2010the referee (lead)
Film (Short)
The Referee
paolo Zucca
Central Groucho
Rome/Sardinia (Italy)
2009android
Film (Short)
Human Assembly
Bernhard Pucher
Iron Box Films
2008 - 2009Roberto (Groom's friend)
Film (Feature)
Aap Ki Khatir
Darmesh Dharshan
Venus Films
Walcot Hall / London / Mumbay
2009Marcel (the charming dancer)
TV
Diamond Geezer
Paul Harrison
ITV
2009Jacob - guardian angel
Film (Short)
Watchers
Rich Dowsett/Jean Larche
University Creative Arts at Surrey
Farnham
2007 - 2009Interpol detective Porti
Film (Feature)
Tiny Town
Mathi Alagan
aruna films/m2n films
2008Guard
Theatre
I AM A BELIEVER
Reza Aramesh
Reza Aramesh
Trafalgar square, London
2007Soldier
Theatre
Lucia di Lammermoor
Denis Krief
Teatro Lirico Cagliari
Teatro Lirico Cagliari - Italy
2006Mario (plus retailer, gondolier, waiter, police)
Radio
Victorian Marriage Beds
Geoffrey Beevers / Peter Leslie-Wild
BBC Radio
BBC Birmingham
2005roman senator
Theatre
DIALOGHI DI ETICA ED ESTETICA DELLA POLITICA
Filippo Martinez
Milis Council Theatre / Videolina TV
Boyl Amphitheatre, Milis - ITALY
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2012Latin American & Ballroom dancing (Kele Baker)Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
    2012Sight-reading (Nina Finburgh)Actors Centre
    2012Physical Theatre (Kate Saxon)The Actors' Guild
    2012Text Analysis (Joyce Branagh)The Actors' Guild
    2011Voice (Caryll Ziegler)Actors Centre
    2011Screen audition technique (John Melainey)Actors Centre
    2010Stage Combat (Tony Middleton)Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
    2010Mime & Clown (Mick Barnfather)Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
    2007PhD in English (Linguistics and Drama)University of Birmingham
    2003Drama - LanguageUniversity of Birmingham
    2001Post Graduate ActingQDG Drama School, Milan, Italy
    1999Diploma Theatre PerformanceUniversity College Dublin
    1998BA hons Arts - English & French Drama&Lit.Universita di Cagliari, Italy

    Additional Skills

    LANGUAGES:

    - Bilingual English/Italian.

    - French (advanced)

    - Spanish

    - Sardinian (Italy) (native)

    MUSIC & DANCE:

    Ballroom Dancing, Cabaret Singing, Contemporary Dance, Flute, Folk Singing, Guitar, Jazz Dancing, Jazz Singing, Latin American, Baritone, Piano, Rock Singing, Salsa Dancing.

    PERFORMANCE:

    Comedy, Disc Jockey.

    SPORTS:

    (* = highly skilled)Golf, Horse-riding, Judo, Snooker, Swimming*, Tennis*, Waterpolo*, football*, Volleyball*, beach-volley*, Wind Surfing, surfing, water-ski.

    OTHER SKILLS:

    Computer Literate, Improvisation, Narration, trained barman and waiter, trained sous-chef, dee-jay. Translation and interpreting. Marketing project manager. Former lecturer in English (linguistics, language, comparative literature, translation studies, Drama). Experienced driver left and right hand drive, tractors, motorbikes, scooters, water-scooters, motorboats (outboard, shaftdrive).

    Additional Information

    AWARDS:

    2013: award nomination at Triforce Promotions Film Festival 2013 at BAFTA, for the short movie "The Referee".

    2011: Best Male Act: Special Prize of the Jury, for "Stirrings Still" by Samuel Beckett. 4th Solo Festival of One-man Show, July 2011, London.

    2010: Best Actor Award for the short movie "the Referee" at Festival Frentana Cinema, L'Aquila, Italy.

    2009: Best Actor Award for the short movie "The Referee" at Viterbo Short Movie Festival, Italy.

    2010: nominated for best short movie at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, for "The Referee".

    2009: The Referee is awarded the Italian Academy Award for Best Short Movie.

    REVIEWS:

    "...a brilliant and very talented Luca Pusceddu, outstanding interpreter of The Referee" [www.cineclubromafedic.it]

    "...an original, ingenious, funny, clever actor, with his ballet-like performance. A Beckettian talent." [www.cinemecum.it]

    "...top quality performance from Luca Pusceddu...a gem, catch it while you can." [Remotegoat]

    "...Luca Pusceddu’s chilling Colonel delivers horrifying pearls of wisdom - his palpable contempt for women is truly disturbing..." [The Stage]

    "...He plays off well with the rest of the cast but it was his scenes with Luca Pusceddu’s Colonel that really shone...their arguments crackle beautifully" [London Theatre]

    "...the blustery charisma of Luca Pusceddu’s demanding and wily Colonel..." [British theatre Guide]

    DIRECTORS I WORKED WITH:

    Neil Armfield, Peter Leslie-Wilde, Paul Harrison, Darmesh Dharshan, Gavin Boyter, Simon Burrill, Colin O'Toole,

    Elisha Smith-Leverock, Pete Williams, Rob Savage, Simon Baker, Jeremy Turner, Theo Delaney, Neil Harris, Jim Gilchrist, Nick Myles.

    ACTORS I WORKED WITH:

    Rupert Everett, Freddie Fox, David Jason, Jenny Agutter, Anna Massey, William Gaminara, Priyanka Chopra, Anupam Kher, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Gilberto Idonea, Kris Marshall, Katie McGovern, Lucia Batassa.

    DOPs I WORKED WITH:

    Patrizio Patrizi, Luke Bryant, Genki McClure, Uday Tiwari, Leone Orfeo, Dimitri Scarlato, Peter Jackson, Matt Fox, Jonathan Jones, Florian Hoffmeister.

    About me

    CURRENT WORK:

    - as Inspector "Andrea Pedrotti" in NBC's "Crossing Lines", with Donald Sutherland and Goran Visnjic.

    - as 'Colonel Hassan al-Sawadi' in "Warehouse of Dreams", www.timeout.com/london/theatre/warehouse-of-dreams.

    - as "Leo" in Simon Baker's debut feature film 'Night Bus' - (www.simonbaker.tv)(www.nightbusmovie.com).

    - as "Kasano" - the wine expert, in the TV & online Comedy "Pini"(pini.ynet.co.il/Eng/?id=7&seasonNum=3).

    - I am the official voice for Lexifone Italy and for Amazon International Selling.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Arabic
    • Eastern European
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Mexican
    • Middle Eastern
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Motion Capture
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Italian
    • Spanish
    Musical Skills
    • Flute
    • Guitar
    • Organ
    • Piano
    Organisation Memberships
    • BAFTA (UK)
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • London
    • RP
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • Mexico
    • New York City
    General Dance Skills
    • Ballroom
    • Bollywood
    • Contemporary
    • Latin American
    • Tango
    Hair Length
    • Short to Medium
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    • Falsetto
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • Motorcycle
    Facial Characteristics
    • Beard
    • Goatee
    • Moustache
    Native accent
    • Italian
    DBS checked
    • Yes