- Nicotra, Frank
- (October 24, 1965, Grenoble, Isère, France - )Of Italian descent, he was a prizefighter at age seventeen. In 1992, he became European middleweight champion. At age twenty-seven, he gave up his boxing career and switched to acting. He played in films (1993 Montana Blues, Jean-Pierre Bisson; 1999 Le Derrière, Valérie Lemercier; 2000 Caras vs Caras, Isaki Lacuesta, Spain) and TV movies (1991 Les Carnassiers, Yves Boisset; 1997 La Fine Equipe, Yves Boisset; Les Coquelicots sont revenus, Richard Bohringer; Mary Lester, episode "La Cité des Dogmes", Philomène Esposito; 2002 Cravan vs Cravan, Isaki Lacuesta, Spain; 2003 Père et Maire, episode "Le Sceau du Secret", Philippe Monnier) before making his directing debut in 1998.Filmography1998 ◘ Les Coups bas (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)2001 ◘ L'Engrenage (also screenwriter, dialogist)2003 ◘ Celle que j'imagine ... (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)Television Filmography2002 ◘ Le Temps des Boni (documentary; also screenwriter)◘ La Vie en Rose (documentary; also screenwriter)2003 ◘ Le Chant des Gitans (documentary; also screenwriter)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.