Antonio "Nino" Frassica (born 11 December 1950) is an Italian actor and television personality.
Biography and career
Born in Messina, Frassica is mostly known for his deadpan humour. He debuted for Italian television with Renzo Arbore's Quelli della notte (1985), in which he played a semi-illiterate friar. Later, again in collaboration with Arbore, he was given a major role in the surreal quiz show Indietro tutta! (1987).
Frassica has subsequently featured in numerous comic movies, such as Il Bi e il Ba (1986), and TV shows for Italian television. He plays Marshal Antonio "Nino" Cecchini on the Italian TV series Don Matteo.