Get to Know Alessandro Nivola’s Son: Samuel John Nivola


Samuel John Nivola is the son of American actor Alessandro Nivola and Emily Mortimer. He was born on September 26, 2003, in Westminster, London, but he lives with his family in New York. Samuel is not the only child of his celebrity parents; he has a younger sister named May Rose Nivola.

Education and Career

Samuel John Nivola and his parents have not revealed the details of his education. But he is already done with high school and is probably in College in New York. Regarding his career, Samuel Nivola followed in his parent’s footsteps and is trying to forge his path in the acting industry. He is an actor and has appeared in several films.

In 2022, Samuel appeared in the Netflix comic film White Noise. In the movie, Samuel and her younger sister May play the role of the children of Greta Gerwig and Adam Driver. Samuel’s father mentioned that Noah Baumbach, the director of the film White Noise went to his school looking for kids he would cast in his movie, and he ended up picking Samuel and May.

Samuel’s other projects include Eileen and Maestro. In 2022, he directed the segment Neighborhood Watch in With/In. He is just starting his acting career and will feature in more projects; on October 16, 2022, he was awarded a trophy as one of Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch.

How Samuel’s Parents Met

Samuel’s parents met in 2000 when they both appeared in Love’s Labour’s Lost. They dated for a while before exchanging wedding vows in January 2003 in Buckinghamshire, England. They have been together for two decades and have two kids who have both chosen to pursue acting careers.

About his Father’s Acting Career

Soon after completing his studies at Yale University, Samuel’s father began his acting career on Broadway. He appeared in the play A Month in the Country, and for his performance, he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. Alessandro Nivola appeared in other plays, including As You Like It, The Elephant Man, A Lie of the Mind, and The Winslow Boy.

In 1997, Samuel’s father made his film debut in Face/Off, a role that opened the door for more acting opportunities. Since his debut, Alessandro has appeared in several other films, including The Clearing, Turning Green, Mansfield Park, Best Laid Plans, Reach the Rock, Spin Me Round, and The Many Saints of Newark, where he portrayed Dickie Moltisanti.

Samuel’s father has also appeared on some television shows; in 1996, he appeared in the drama film The Ring, portraying Noel. He also appeared in The Company and Black Narcissus and is set to be featured in the upcoming series The Big Cigar.

Social Media

Samuel John Nivola is active on social media platforms. He is on Instagram, where he uses the username @sam_nivola; he likes posting pictures of his friends, family, and loved ones. Besides, you can find more of his pictures on his parents’ social media pages, who like posting him and always congratulate him for his achievements.

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