Alessandro Nivola is an American actor and producer who has starred in feature films such as Face/Off, American Hustle, A Most Violent Year, and Selma. He stars as Rabbi Dovid Kuperman in Sebastián Lelio’s Disobedience.
In 2013, Nivola was among The New York Times critics’ picks for an Oscar nomination for his performance opposite Elle Fanning and Annette Bening in Sally Potter’s film Ginger & Rosa. He starred in the 2010 Off-Broadway revival of Sam Shepard’s A Lie Of The Mind directed by Ethan Hawke and in 2013 as Sir Robert Morton in the Broadway revival of Terrence Rattigan’s The Winslow Boy. He returned to Broadway in the fall of 2014 starring opposite Bradley Cooper in a revival of The Elephant Man.
In 2012, Nivola established the film and television production company King Bee Productions with his wife, actress Emily Mortimer. Their first project was a six-part television series called Doll & Em which Nivola produced and Mortimer wrote and starred in. The programme aired on Sky Living in the UK. Nivola and Mortimer also produced To Dust, official selection at the 2018 UK Jewish Film Festival.