Born in Tuscany, Italy Luca Calvani studied textile engineering and moved to Milan and then New York to complete his education. While in school Luca worked as a model with some of the top brands, including Giorgio Armani. While in New York City, a photographer turned screenwriter/director Kelley Sane pointed him to acting introducing him to Ron Stetson where he studied for two years. He later trained with Susan Batson and attended sessions at the Actor’s Studio. His American debut ,the HBO series Sex and the City (1998), where he starred opposite Alan Cumming and Sarah Jessica Parker. In Europe, Ferzan Ozpetek award-winning His Secret Life (2001) aka “Le Fate Ignoranti.” Between 2001 and 2012 he worked on on CBS TV’s daytime drama As the World Turns (1956), Il commissario Manara (2008) directed by Davide Marengo, on Tutti pazzi per amore (2008) directed by Riccardo Milani, Married to a Cop (2007), Sposami (2012) and Una buona stagione (2014). All series aired on Rai Uno network. Also for RaiUno, Luca hosted prime-time talk show Effetto sabato (2008). Among his film credits, Fausto Brizzi’s, Men Vs Women (2010) Tom Tykwer’s action thriller The International (2009), Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love (2012), Mark Steven Johnson’s When in Rome (2009) and the indie feature The Good Guy (2009) directed by Julio DePietro. In September 2013 he joined Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander and screen wife Elizabeth Debicki when he was cast by Guy Ritchie as villainous Alexander Vinciguerra. Then starred opposite Piotr Adamczyk and Torsten Voges in German Polish thriller Titanium White (2016) directed by Piotr Smigasiewicz. Travelled and entrepreneurial in the fall of 2014 Calvani launched “Inspiritu”, a line of fine fragrance candles. Calvani is trilingual, he speaks French and English in addition to his native Italian. He lives in Tuscany with his longtime companion Francesca Arena and their daughter Bianca born in 2009.