Rudy Gnutti is an Italian film director and television producer who has worked in both the Italian and American film and television industry. He is best known for his work on the television series "The Sopranos" and the films "The Godfather" and "Goodfellas".
Gnutti was born in Rome, Italy in 1961 and grew up in a family of artists. His father was an artist and his mother was a film producer. He attended art school and studied drawing and painting, but he eventually decided to pursue a career in film and television.
Gnutti's first big break came in 1984 when he was hired to direct the Italian television series "Storie di provincia". This series was well-received and earned Gnutti his first Emmy nomination. After that, he went on to direct a variety of films and television shows in Italy, including "Il mio amico il vento" and "La strada".
In the late 1990s, Gnutti was hired to direct several episodes of the HBO television series "The Sopranos". This was a groundbreaking show, and Gnutti's work on it earned him his second Emmy nomination. His work on this series was so well-received that he was eventually hired to direct two feature films, "The Godfather" and "Goodfellas". Both films were met with critical and commercial success, and Gnutti was nominated for several awards for his work on them.
In recent years, Gnutti has continued to direct television shows and films. He has directed episodes of "True Blood" and "The Walking Dead". He also directed the 2017 film "The Starling".
Gnutti is a skilled and experienced director who has worked in both the Italian and American film and television industries. His work on "The Sopranos", "The Godfather" and "Goodfellas" earned him much critical acclaim and numerous awards. He has also directed many other films and television shows and continues to work in the industry today.