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Alessandro Cattelan
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Cattelan in November 2005
Born (1980-05-11) 11 May 1980 (age 43)
Tortona, Italy
Occupation Television presenter
Years active 2003–present
Employer Sky Italia (2011–2020)
RAI (since 2021)

Alessandro Cattelan (born 11 May 1980) is an Italian television and radio presenter best known for presenting the Italian edition of Total Request Live, broadcast by MTV Italia, and Le Iene, broadcast by Mediaset's Italia 1. Cattelan also hosted the Italian version of The X Factor from 2011 to 2020.

During the 2018–19 season, Cattelan presented the Italian late show E poi c'è Cattelan (EPCC), on air on Sky Uno. He was also nominated as a possible candidate for the Sanremo Music Festival 2020, as well as being confirmed by RAI as one of the three hosts of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, alongside Laura Pausini and Mika, after he signed a contract with the national broadcaster.

Cattelan is a devoted fan of football club Inter Milan, and is often present in the stadium and training sessions of the team.


Film roles showing year released, title, role played and notes
Title Year Role Notes
Ogni maledetto Natale 2014 Massimo Marinelli Feature film debut
The Angry Birds Movie 2016 Chuck (voice) Italian dub
The Secret Life of Pets Max (voice) Italian dub
I'm Back 2018 Himself Cameo appearance
The Angry Birds Movie 2 2019 Chuck (voice) Italian dub
The Secret Life of Pets 2 Max (voice) Italian dub


Television appearances showing year released, title, role played and notes
Title Year Channel Role Notes
Ziggie 2003–2005 Italia 1 Presenter Children's television program (seasons 2–3)
Most Wanted 2004–2005 MTV Italia Talk show
Viva Las Vegas 2005 Reality show
Total Request Live 2005–2008 Musical program (seasons 6–9)
Le Iene 2006 Italia 1 Reporter Satirical program (season 10)
Total Request Live On Tour 2006–2008 MTV Italia Presenter Tour version of Total Request Live
Lazarus 2008 Co-host Reality show
X Factor 2011–2020 Sky Uno Presenter Talent show (seasons 5–14)
Italia Loves Emilia 2012 Sky Primafila Special
E poi c'è Cattelan 2014–2020 Sky Uno Late show
2016 David di Donatello 2016 Annual ceremony
2017 David di Donatello 2017
Da grande 2021 Rai 1 Variety show in two nights
Alessandro Cattelan: One Simple Question 2022 Netflix Creator, host Documentary series
Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Rai 1 / EBU Co-host Music program

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