The Life You Wanted Actor Nicola Bello: Things You Should Know

By BhuraPublished on: May 24, 2024 Updated on: May 28, 2024
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Nicola Bello is making waves in the acting world with his standout performance in the Netflix mini-series “The Life You Wanted” (original title: “La vita che volevi”). Born in the early 2000s to parents Mexiko and Cappi Sombrero, Bello’s burgeoning career in Italian film and theatre has quickly gained momentum.

In “The Life You Wanted,” which premiers on May 29, 2024, he brings to life the character of Andrea, adding depth and intrigue to a story that captivates audiences with its intense emotional drama.

Nicola Bello With Mom And Dad
He Is Close To Both His Mom & Dad

While he is relatively new to onscreen roles, Bello has honed his craft through numerous theatre productions. Let’s explore how his stage experiences have enriched his portrayal of complex characters like Andrea.

Nicola Bello: Actor’s Profile


  • 2023-2024: Arena Academy – Diction Course
  • 2022: Intensive workshop by A. Gallo and M. Pacifico
  • 2021-2024: Totò Theater Acting Academy – Three-year Adult Course
  • 2018-2021: Totò Theater Acting Academy – Three-year Children’s Course

Professional Experiences


  • 2023: “Naples 1799 – Scetate Majesta” – Directed by E. Liguori, Role: Michele Marino (‘o pazz)
  • 2021: “Campanilismo” – Directed by G. Liguori, Monologue (Adjusted for COVID-19)
  • 2019:
    • “Gennaro belvedere, the blind witness” – Directed by G. Liguori, Role: Leopoldo ò French
    • “The Odyssey” – Directed by G. Liguori, Role: Telemachus


  • 2021: “The hidden child” – Directed by R. Andò (Small Role)
  • 2020: “Gomorrah the series” – Various Directors (Recurring Appearances)
  • 2019:
    • “The Immortal” – Directed by M. D’Amore
    • “La paranza dei bambini” – Directed by M. Giovannesi


  • 2023: “The Life You Wanted” – Directed by I. Cotroneo, Role: Andrea (Co-protagonist)

Other Projects

  • 2019:
    • Bullying Contest – School project, First Place
    • Music Video for Ivan Granatino (Lead Role)

What Is “The Life You Wanted” About?

“The Life You Wanted” (Italian: “La vita che volevi”) is an Italian drama television series set to premiere on Netflix on May 29, 2024. The series unfolds in the picturesque town of Lecce and follows the life of Gloria, a transgender woman whose tranquil existence is disrupted by the sudden appearance of Marina, an old friend from Naples. Gloria finds herself wrestling with past memories and identities from her pre-transition days—times she would rather leave behind. This poignant narrative explores themes of identity, transformation, and the enduring impact of past relationships on our present lives.


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The series features Vittoria Schisano in the lead role of Gloria, with supporting performances from Giuseppe Zeno as Sergio, Pina Turco as Marina, Alessio Lapice as Pietro, Bianca Nappi as Ispettive d’Auria and Nicola Bello as Andrea. Each character contributes to the rich tapestry of emotions and conflicts that drive the heart of this compelling drama.

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