Gabriele Martinelli was born on Nov. 22, 1994, in Naples, Italy. Martinelli developed a strong interest in acting and theater at a very young age. During his childhood years, he performed in numerous plays and received his first starring role at the age of 10.
As a teenager, Martinelli transferred to an American high school in Virginia and performed in two plays, “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Murder Under the Big Top.” Upon Graduating, Martinelli was accepted into the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) to further his education in acting. As a student attending AMDA, he played the leading role of Ben in “The Mercy Seat” and was featured in other plays such as “All at Once”.
Martinelli graduated from AMDA in 2013 with honors and gained various theater techniques due to his hard work and dedication. Martinelli has been featured in films, including “The Barrier” (2014) and “Caravaggio and My Mother the Pope” (2014). Martinelli is now performing in the play “Roommates” for the Hollywood Fringe Festival, which premiered June 2014.
Martinelli is an experienced actor that currently lives in Los Angeles, Calif., to pursue his acting career. He is managed by Robert Barnes.