Mario De Niro is Italy's favourite comedian. Since bursting onto the scene on the stage of the Vatican Comedy Store twelve years ago, his glitteing career has been highlighted by scooping the Italian Comedian of the Year Award for the last ten years on the trot, fronting his own award-winning TV series 'Bravo De Niro', being voted Comedy's Best Dressed Man and the distinction of being the Pope's favourite comedian:
"The funniest guy I've seen since Eddie Murphy!"
His Holiness, (The Late) Pope John Paul II
Having performed the world's largest comedy gig at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, where he was onstage for a record eight and a half hours, played the lead in the critically acclaimed stand up comedy based opera 'La Travi-ah-ha' and united Sicily's largest rival mafia families at the town's inaugural 'Say No To Organised Crime Day', he is arguably his country's most famous and popular celebrity:
"Stick the singing!" I'd like to come back as Mario De Niro"